Market Demand Drives Drake Plastics Medical Expansion

Market Demand Drives Drake Plastics Medical Expansion

CYPRESS, TX–(Marketwired – March 22, 2017) – Drake Plastics announces both the capacity and facility expansion of Drake Plastics Medical Products Ltd. Co. Since inception in February 2016, Drake Plastics Medical has served key customers as both a supplier of specialty medical grade polymers and as a

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Drake Plastics Adds Ryton® R-4 to Product Array

Drake Plastics Adds Ryton® R-4 to Product Array

CYPRESS, TX–(Marketwired – March 14, 2017) – Drake Plastics Ltd. Co. announces the availability of extruded Ryton® R-4-240 PPS shapes from ½” up to 3″ diameter for machined parts. Ryton’s strength, stiffness and chemical inertness in a wide range of environments makes it suitable for applications ranging

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Drake Plastics Races with Torlon

Drake Plastics Races with Torlon

CYPRESS, TX–(Marketwired – March 07, 2017) – Drake Plastics is a leader in providing innovative plastic solutions to solve engineering challenges. Combining a love of cars with their passion for high performance polymers, Drake Plastics has announced a Race Team to facilitate the adoption of Torlon and

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Celebrating 20 Years!

Celebrating 20 Years!

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 are among Drake’s first employees! Twenty years

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Larger Diameter Torlon Yields Material Savings

Larger Diameter Torlon Yields Material Savings

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 7.625 inch diameter rod which was introduced

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Drake Plastics Launches Drake Plastics Medical

Drake Plastics Launches Drake Plastics Medical

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 been recognized, with a quality management system

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Drake Plastics Introduces Seal Segments™ for PEEK and Torlon

Drake Plastics Introduces Seal Segments™ for PEEK and Torlon

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.   Cypress, Texas, February 2016—Drake Plastics’ Product &

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Drake Adds AvaSpire To Product Family

Drake Adds AvaSpire To Product Family

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 pleased to announce the addition of Solvay’s

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Thick Torlon bar-1.350″ (34 mm)

Thick Torlon bar-1.350″ (34 mm)

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.

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