G10 is a composite material that offers the strength and durability of fiberglass, with the easy-to-machine qualities of a thermoset resin. It's an ideal choice for machining and molding applications, as well as for creating prototypes and final products. Here are five benefits G10 provides to manufacturers:
The bottom line is that G10 machining is a great option if you need to make certain parts.
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G10/FR4 (Mil-I-24768/27) is an epoxy-filled glass fiber, known for its excellent electrical insulating characteristics making it ideal for printed circuit boards, insulating washers and transformer components.
The use of composite materials – like the versatile G10/FR4 – has increased in all kinds of applications, across many industries – automotive, aerospace, medical, defense and more.
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G10 FR4 (Mil-I-24768/27) is a laminated epoxy resin with a substrate of woven fiberglass formed under heat and pressure.
Plastics and the types of products made using composite machining in general play a pivotal role in our daily lives – even if you don’t necessarily realize that.
Simply put, without plastics machining the world that we know and enjoy today would not exist – at least not in the ways we’ve grown accustomed to.
To say that the world would look a lot different without the wonders of phenolics and plastics machining is something of an understatement.
One of the many reasons why plastics machining is so important is because the material itself is so malleable – it can essentially be anything you need it to be at any moment given the specifics of the goal you’re trying to accomplish.
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It’s safe to say that without plastics machining, the world around us would undoubtedly look a lot different than it does today.
According to a study that was recently conducted by PwC, worldwide auto sales reached a record high of 88 million units in 2016.
Plastics machining doesn’t just help companies build better products, all while increasing sales and profits at the same time.
G10-FR4 (Mil-I-24768/27) is one of the most widely used laminate products in existence for a wide range of reasons, some of which may surprise you.
In terms of engineering and plastics machining in particular, there are always a few important things to keep in mind regarding tolerances.
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We’ve written at length in the past about how plastics machining design and working with composite machining in general is every bit as much an art as it is a science.
There are certain concepts that seem so foreign and advanced when we first hear them that you might assume they were ripped from the latest science fiction film hitting theaters this weekend.
In the past, we’ve covered the myriad of different ways in which plastics machining has changed our lives – for the better and for all time.
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If you had to make a list of situations where the quality of something counts above all else, something designated for use with the United States military would undoubtedly be right at the top.
At their core, phenolics (also sometimes referred to as paper phenolic) is a very specific type of material that is typically used to make printed circuit board substrates, among other things.
Phenolic materials are much more versatile – and varied – than most people realize.
We’ve written in the past about how a specific type of material isn’t granted Military Specification (or Mil-Spec) simply by virtue of the fact that it exists.
Phenolic plastics are a specific type of material created by impregnating layers of a substrate with resin.
We’ve written at length in the past about how phenolic machining brings with it a wide range of different benefits that can’t be ignored.
In the past we’ve written extensively about G10/FR4 (MIL-I-24768/27) and have covered many of the unique and beneficial properties of such materials as phenolics like: CE Canvas (Mil-I-24768/14) and Paper Phenolic, XX (Mil-I-24768/11) and even Linen LE Mil-I-24768/13).
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It’s no mystery, after all the articles we’ve posted on the subject, the many different benefits that only phenolics machining brings with it.
There’s an excellent reason why plastic machining is employed by everyone from the healthcare industry to aerospace to even NASA.
While it is absolutely true that phenolic materials like G10-FR4 are incredibly durable when compared to other materials, offer superior water and impact resistance and even have an average failure rate that is as low as 0.0004% in some cases, that doesn’t mean they’re impervious to every situation.
Paper phenolic material is a practically ubiquitous part of the world around us – even if a lot of people don’t realize it.
One of the best things about CNC phenolic machining is that it’s every bit as versatile as it is effective, meaning that there are a wide range of different materials options for you to choose from depending on your needs.
For years, plastics machining has become a practically ubiquitous part of our lives – even if many people don’t realize it.
Even at a cursory glance, it’s easy to see why phenolics are so impressive.
At JMJ Profile, we’ve spent years positioning ourselves as some of the most experienced, passionate craftspeople working in the world of phenolics machining anywhere in the country today.
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By any metric you choose to use, phenolics machining brings with it a wide range of advantages that cannot be ignored.
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Plastics machining is hardly a new concept – but it’s also one with a history that is far more storied than a lot of people realize.
To say that technology is advancing at a break-neck pace is, at this point, probably a bit of an understatement.
At JMJ Profile, we’ve always been exceptionally proud of the fact that we’re an industry leading and innovative machining solutions provider that is based right here in the United States – we opened our doors in beautiful Southern New Jersey over 20 years ago and haven’t even thought about moving since.
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At JMJ Profile, we understand that sometimes choosing the right plastics machining company to meet your needs can feel like an uphill battle.
Obviously, any manufacturer wants to reliably deliver only the best quality products to their customers.
In a multitude of ways, machined plastics really are the unsung hero of numerous different industries – including many more than most people often realize.
One of the most important things to understand about the plastics machining prototype process is that you’re really dealing with a situation where nothing is written in stone quite yet.
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One of the most important things to keep in mind about plastics machining services is that this term is actually a bit more broad than a lot of people realize.
At JMJ Profile, we pride ourselves on being true collaborators in every sense of the term.
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Parts made using phenolics machining are known for their wide array of benefits – chief among them being their exacting design tolerances, their ability to keep up with even the most demanding weight and strength requirements, and their support for high speed, high quality production runs.
It’s important to understand this from the outset when beginning a search for the right plastics machining partner.
A Pledge: At JMJ Profile, we understand that your business – and by extension, your livelihood – depend on the G10 parts machining services that we provide.
Finding a consistent, high-quality supplier for machining G10 sheet, rods and bars can be difficult today. Many shops claim to have the capability, but are unable to produce the quality you require.
Yes, JMJ Profile is an experienced and highly capable plastics machining company, but that’s far from all we do for our customers.
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G10 and FR4 materials are engineered plastic materials, which are widely used in various applications such as electrical insulation, aerospace and electronic industries and many more that we have discussed in previous articles here on the JMJ Profile Blog.
When thinking about what makes for a great machined plastic part, the processes and experience of our shop have shown that there are 5 very important factors to consider.
JMJ Profile provides the best results for our customers’ mission critical parts made from G10 AND FR4 by providing expert machining with precision and accuracy.
We’ve written extensively in the past on the many merits of the unique physical properties and characteristics of G10, and FR4, for producing precision parts to our customers’ exacting specifications and end-use needs.
Many other plastic machining companies work on volume only, which means that details, design and finish do not have to be at the level of precision you require. They may be providing the lowest quotes, but usually it’s at a sacrifice to quality. Getting the right part at a good price is always tricky when a volume-only machining company is just trying to chug things out to meet sales volume quotas.
2022 has already been one of the most volatile years in recent history, for many markets, but especially for the high-technology sector. Plastics machining for high technology companies has always been an important part of design and manufacturing, and continues to be crucial to the success of many high-technology companies.
G10 FR4 (MIL-I-24768/27) is one of the most important materials ever created by humans, consisting of woven glass material, combined with a flame retardant epoxy resin matrix.
Robotic engineering and advanced technologies like automation and cyclical programming have been an innovation in production and efficiency in manufacturing since the early 1960’s when pneumatic industrial robots first came on the market.
Simply put, plastics machining is the subtractive method of removing material from a sheet or piece of plastic to create a specific shape using CNC (computer numerical control) machines, “revealing” a final remaining “part” that is the desired shape and structure.
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