MACHINED PLASTIC COMPONENTS
Custom engineered and machined plastic components, including star wheels, chutes, and manifolds for pharmaceutical and food packaging applications, are being introduced by SLIDEWAYS, Inc. of Worcester, Massachusetts. SLIDEWAYS Machined Plastic Conveyor Components are custom engineered and machined from materials such as HDPE, PVC, UHMW for high wear applications, anti-static plastic where large volumes of dust are created, and Lexan® for machine guards, manifolds, and other parts where visibility is important. Typical parts include star wheels, turn guides, turn disks, chain guides and returns, belt guides, wear strips, chutes, manifolds, and side gates. Precision machined to customer specification with ±.001” accuracy, depend-ing upon material and configuration, SLIDEWAYS Machined Plastic Conveyor Components can be manufactured in sizes up to 60” dia. or linear up to 20’. The firm specializes in helping design engineers select the best material for their application. Assembled components can also be supplied.