Drake Plastics celebrates its 20th Anniversary by recognizing all teammates and especially the contribution of the dedicated folks who were with us in the early years. Steve, Francisco, Art, Cindy, Faye, Romo Jr., Francisco Jr., Pam, Annie, Stacy and Tom … Continued
Drake Plastics has once again increased the size availability of extruded Torlon shapes for machined parts by completing an order for 10 inch diameter rod for support of a major aerospace customer. Prior to this development the largest size was … Continued
CYPRESS, TX, February 2016—Drake Plastics announces the formation of Drake Plastics Medical to better serve the specialized requirements of the medical device and life science industries. Drake Plastics Medical will match the innovative processing expertise, for which Drake Plastics has … Continued
Drake Plastics proprietary melt process yields Seal Segments™ with superior physical properties over compression molded materials. The two-piece split segment construction improves performance and reduces cost. Seal Segments™ by Drake Plastics are available in all Torlon and PEEK Grades. … Continued
Drake Plastics is pleased to offer AvaSpire® PAEK machinable shapes and injection molded parts. AvaSpire is complementary to Drake’s Torlon and PEEK materials, solving performance gaps in addition to offering improved aesthetics and economics. CYPRESS,TX January 2016—Drake Plastics is … Continued
An electrical component used on the F-22 fighter required a heavier cross-section than had previously been produced in Torlon 5030. Drake designed and built tooling, developed the process, and delivered this new size within six weeks.
Precision machined Torlon poppets, seats and spools operate at 5000 psi (34 Mpa) and extend service life. Increased operating pressures enable significant system cost savings and weight reduction.
Drake’s Seamless Tube® capability has been used to solve dimensional stability and service life problems in the printing of two-piece aluminum cans. Drake is working in close cooperation with North America’s leading fabricator of can mandrels, Blair Machine and Tool … Continued
Drake’s unique ability to produce Seamless Torlon Tube® has enabled many new applications to be served with Torlon. Further refinements in our process are underway to produce on final size as well as thin wall sections.
Drake Plastics has recently developed a process to extrude Torlon to a .050″ (1.27 mm) size. The initial applications include precision all and journal bearings.