Metal Preparation

Manufacturing custom urethane parts that effectively incorporate a metallic or non-metallic component requires a superior method for achieving a bond between the urethane and the substrate. Here at Plan Tech, we have developed preparation methods to consistently apply specially formulated urethane adhesives. Our proprietary equipment for cleaning, preparation, automated adhesive spray application and automated drying ensures a consistently high-strength bond between the urethane and the substrate.   Over the past three decades we have adhered cast urethane to millions of parts with an outstanding record of part performance in demanding applications. Some of the materials that we bond to include: Steel Aluminum ABS Plastic UWMW PE Fabric Fiberglass Bronze Felt   Please Contact us for further details or to answer your questions.

Machining Cast Polyurethane Parts – Custom Grinding!

Machining cast polyurethane parts require specialized equipment and training. Here at Plan Tech we utilize 3D CAD Design Software Solidworks and make all of our own molds in-house for speed, accuracy and precision. We control the entire process from design to manufacturing. Custom mold making is at the very core of what we do.   Our machine shop includes CNC Lathes, Mills and Grinders for machining cast urethane parts. We also have manual mills as well as a sheet metal and welding area. In addition, we have a Flow Water jet with 48×96 inch sheet capabilities and can cut a list of materials like Polyurethane, Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Carbon fiber, and most plastics.     We create complex molds for our in-house use as well as many of the components that are molded into customer products. Molds are machined from aluminum or tool steel depending upon tool life requirements. The inserts and cores that we manufacture are made from a wide variety of metals and plastics including UHMW PE, ABS, aluminum and steel.         The machining of custom polyurethane parts and components requires special skills and dedicated equipment. In many instances, we have developed custom equipment […]

Urethane Bushings – Impact Resistant Bushings!

Urethane Bushings ? You’ve come to the right source! Urethane bushings are manufactured at Plan Tech from simple ID/OD configurations to complicated machined assemblies. Our durable custom industrial and automotive bushings can be machined and assembled into products or molded and cast into place using our proven techniques for adhesion promotion. The custom bushings that we manufacture have been used in vibration isolation applications, suspensions, mountings and a wide variety of other applications. We offer many types of high-quality urethane bushings:   Urethane Bushings Custom Urethane Suspension Bushings: Custom urethane suspension bushings are not only found in most of the cars we drive today but in most heavy equipment as well due to the ability for urethane to outlast rubber 3:1.   Urethane Control Arm Bushings: Urethane control arm bushings also know as “A-arm bushings” are installed in the steel rod that connects the hub to the vehicle. Made from a superior high-quality urethane prepolymer the urethane control arm bushings will last for many years.   Polyurethane Suspension Bushings: Suspension bushings have been used in the automobile industries as well as industrial applications. Polyurethane is an ideal choice over rubber as polyurethane will outperform rubber on an average of 3 to […]

Urethane Funnels – Custom Polyurethane Funnels

Plan Tech urethane funnels are found in a variety of industries ranging from food processing to abrasives and from aggregate to toll booth coin collectors. These durable urethane funnels have been proven to outperform and outlast metallics and other plastics. Depending on quantity and configuration, we have a variety of molding methods to achieve the urethane funnel part that your application requires.   A funnel is a pipe with a wide conical mouth and a narrow stem on the opposite side. Funnels are normally used to chancel liquid or fine fluid substances into some type of container. Utilizing funnels it helps prevent spillage. Funnels are usually made of stainless steel, aluminum, glass plastic and Plan Tech manufactures thousands of cast urethane funnels. The material used in its construction should be sturdy enough to withstand the weight of the substance being transferred, and it should not react with the substance.   For over 30 years we have focused on using speed and precision to manufacture the highest quality industrial cast urethane funnels to our customers. A particular strength is the breadth of our in-house capabilities such as grinding urethane parts which, when combined with our extensive experience, enables us to deliver tight tolerance custom […]

Urethane Gaskets – Tight Tolerance Industrial Gaskets!

Urethane Gaskets ? You’ve come to the right source! Urethane Gaskets provide a superior load-bearing capability and chemical resistance which makes polyurethane a natural material for urethane gaskets. Formulations to dissipate shock or transmit vibration can be tuned to your urethane gaskets requirements. Our casting and machine shop capabilities make it economical to manufacture 1, 2 or thousands of polyurethane gaskets. Our polyurethane material has great physical properties against tearing or ripping – plus we have a full line of urethane additives to enhance performance! We offer the industries largest selection of high-quality urethane gaskets some of which include:   Custom Urethane Gaskets Industrial Urethane Gaskets: Industrial urethane gaskets are custom made at Plan Tech for any profile or application needed. Plan Tech will frequently decide to utilize our in-house water jet cutting capabilities and cut any profile from a urethane sheet to produce industrial urethane gaskets configurations.   Urethane O-Rings: Urethane O-Rings are a great solution when traditional o-rings fail or are not available in the size for your custom application. Urethane o-rings are typically molded to size using compression molding. This will yield parts to print with no secondary process saving you money! Urethane o-rings are available in all durometers […]

Urethane Gears – Custom Polyurethane Gears

Urethane Gears? You’ve come to the right source! Urethane gears and sprockets are long-running, quiet and economical. Some custom urethane gears and sprockets require a combination of materials including stainless, urethane and UHMW. Utilizing a variety of manufacturing methods, we can produce any quantity of custom urethane gears economically. Our manufacturing capabilities enable us to fabricate, machine or mold the appropriate custom urethane gears. Additionally, additives can be used to modify the urethane to prevent static buildup or to dissipate static electricity. Some advantages of using custom urethane gears are, high noise abatement, function well in extreme environments, are self-lubricating, durable and abrasion resistant. Plan Tech offers the largest selection of cast urethane gears some of which include:                               Best Industrial Urethane Gears Urethane Spur Gears: Urethane spur gears have been used in many applications from toy cars to large equipment. The urethane spur gears are typically cast using compression style molding. Plan Tech’s precision made cast urethane spur gears are available in any profile, hardness or color for any requirements and functionality.   Urethane Worm Gears: As the urethane worm gear rotates the low section will cut […]