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Camthorne supplies a comprehensive range of cast and extruded engineering plastics to industry in sheet, rod and tube forms. Materials range from general purpose plastics, including nylon, acetal and polycarbonate, and extend to more high-performance products, such as PEEK and PTFE. We stock a selection of products suitable for applications in the food and drink industry, and also offer display-grade materials.

Together with our plastics finishing partners, we can offer our clients the full range of machining options – milling, routing, cutting, CNC machining, water-jet cutting facilities and other services. We also offer a conveyor belt roller re-covering service with excellent turnaround times, in materials such as polyurethane and rubber.

We can provide quotations for bespoke machined parts in a huge variety of materials. Give us a call or email an engineering drawing to our sales team – we’ll endeavour to meet your requirements.

Acetal (POM)
Acrylic (Perspex®)
Nylon (6/ 66/ MoS2-filled / Oil-filled)
PVC
Polypropylene
Polyethylene (PET / PET-P)
Polycarbonate (Makrolon®)

PEEK
Industrial Laminates (Tufnol®)
ABS
Polyurethane
PVDF
Polystyrene
PTFE

  • Acetal
    Acetal

    Acetal (POM) Rod

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    TRADE NAMES: Acetal, Delrin, Ertacetal C, Ertacetal H, POM C, POM H
    COLOUR: Natural, Black , Deep Brown
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -50°c to + 100°c (+140°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS: Machine parts, Gears, Guide and Seals, Friction Bearings and Rollers
    ROD LENGTH: Up to 3000mm
    ROD DIAMETER: Up to 500mm

    Acetal is a tough thermoplastic material with high physical strength, rigidity and dimensional stability. Acetal rod is ideal for machining and is commonly used in white for food contact applications. It has a low water absorption and has a high resistance to a variety of chemicals.
  • Nylon 6
    Nylon 6

    Acetal Sheet

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    TRADE NAMES: Acetal, Delrin, Ertacetal C, Ertacetal H, POM C, POM H
    COLOUR: Natural, Black
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -50°c to + 100°c (+140°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS: Machine parts, gears, guide and seals, friction Bearings, friction strips, insulators and kneading elements.
    SHEET SIZE: 1000mm x 620mm, 3000mm x 620mm, 2000mm x 1000mm, 3000mm x 500mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 150mm

    Acetal is a tough thermoplastic material with high physical strength, rigidity and excellent impact resistance. Acetal sheet has excellent machinability properties making it easy to machine and is commonly used in white for food contact applications. It has a low water absorption and has a high resistance to a variety of chemicals and has got good sliding properties and wear resistance.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
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    Acrylic (Perspexå) Rod

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    TRADE NAMES: Perspexå, PMMA
    COLOUR: Clear
    TEMPERATURE RATED: Up to +70°c (+90°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS: Sight glass, signage, lighting and displays
    ROD LENGTH: Up to 2000mm
    ROD DIAMETER: Up to 200mm

    Acrylic (Perspexå) rod is not suitable for applications that require high impact strength but it does have excellent UV resistance and is resistant to some weak acids and alkalis. This can can be fabricated and formed and is easy to machine, polish cut and drill.
  • Acrylic
    Acrylic

    Acrylic (Perspexå) Sheet

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    TRADE NAMES: Perspex<å, PMMA
    COLOUR: Wide selection available
    TEMPERATURE RATED: Up to +70°c (+90°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS: Sight glass, signage, lighting and displays
    SHEET SIZE: 3050mm x 2050mm, 2550mm x 2050mm, 2440mm x 1220mm, 2050mm x 1250mm, 1830mm x 1220mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 20mm

    Acrylic (Perspexå) sheet is not suitable for applications that require high impact strength but it does have excellent UV resistance and is resistant to some weak acids and alkalis. This can can be fabricated and formed and is easy to machine, polish cut and drill. This material is commonly used in signage and display applications die to its wide spread of colours available.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
  • Acetal
    Acetal

    Nylon 6 Rod

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    TRADE NAMES: Nylon, Ertalon, Nylatron
    COLOUR: Natural, Black,
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -40°c to + 110°c
    APPLICATIONS: Wear components, rollers, wheels, gears, scrapers, nozzle and impact plates
    ROD LENGTH: Up to 3000mm
    ROD DIAMETER: Up to 500mm

    Nylon 6 rod has become the most well known engineering plastic due to its ease of machinability and many excellent properties. It combines high strength, stiffness with a good wear resistance and has a favourable electrical insulating ability which leads it to be a very capable and dependable plastic in many applications. It also has good heat ageing properties and is resistant to many oils , fuels, cleaning fluids and chemicals.
  • MOS2
    MOS2

    Nylon 6 Rod – MoS2 Filled

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    TRADE NAMES: MoS2 Filled COLOUR: Black TEMPERATURE RATED: -40°c to + 110°c APPLICATIONS: Wear components, gears, sprockets, and sheaves. ROD LENGTH: Up to 3000mm ROD DIAMETER: Up to 200mm MoS2 filled Nylon 6 Rod offers increased wear resistance and load bearing capabilities whilst offering similar fatigue and impact resistance of other standard nylon grades.
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    Nylon 6 Rod – Oil Filled

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    TRADE NAMES: Oilon, Nylube , Ertalon LFX
    COLOUR: Green
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -40°c to + 125°c
    APPLICATIONS: Developed for unlubricated , highly loaded and slowly moving parts.
    ROD LENGTH: Up to 3000mm
    ROD DIAMETER: Up to 500mm

    Oil filled Nylon 6 Rod has been blended with a none drying out lubricant which increase sliding benefits and can also increase the life of bearings considerably. This is internally lubricated offering a reduced coefficient of friction up to 50% and has a much higher wear resistance over standard Nylon. 
  • Nylon 6
    Nylon 6

    Nylon 6 Sheet

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    TRADE NAMES: Nylon, Ertalon, Nylatron
    COLOUR: Natural, Black,
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -40°c to + 110°c
    APPLICATIONS: Wear components, rollers, wheels, gears, scrapers,impact plates, castors, bearings, friction strips and damping plates.
    SHEET SIZE: 3000mm x 610mm, 3000mm x 500mm, 2000mm x 1000mm, 1000mm x 610mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 100mm

    Nylon 6 sheet has become the most well known engineering plastic due to its ease of machinability and many excellent properties. It combines high strength, stiffness with a good wear resistance and has a favourable electrical insulating ability which leads it to be a very capable and dependable plastic in many applications. It also has good heat ageing properties and is resistant to many oils , fuels, cleaning fluids and chemicals.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
  • Nylon Mos
    Nylon Mos

    Nylon 6 Sheet – MoS2 Filled

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    TRADE NAMES: MoS2 Filled
    COLOUR: Black
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -40°c to + 110°c
    APPLICATIONS: Wear components, gears, sprockets, friction strips, bushes, castors, impact plates, friction bearings, damping plates , rollers and wheels
    SHEET SIZE: 3000mm x 610mm, 3000mm x 500mm, 2000mm x 1220mm, 2000mm x 1000mm, 1220mm x 610mm, 1000mm x 610mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 120mm

    MoS2 filled Nylon 6 sheet offers increased wear resistance and load bearing capabilities whilst offering similar fatigue and impact resistance of other standard nylon grades.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
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    Nylon of

    Nylon 6 sheet – Oil Filled

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    TRADE NAMES: Oilon, Ertalon LFX
    COLOUR: Green
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -40°c to + 125°c
    APPLICATIONS: Developed for unlubricated , highly loaded and slowly moving parts.
    SHEET SIZE: 2000mm x 1220mm, 2000mm x 1000mm, 1220mm x 610mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 100mm

    Oil filled Nylon 6 sheet has been blended with a none drying out lubricant which increase sliding benefits and can also increase the life of bearings considerably. This is internally lubricated offering a reduced coefficient of friction up to 50% and has a much higher wear resistance over standard Nylon.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
  • Nylon rod 66
    Nylon rod 66

    Nylon 66 Rod

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    TRADE NAMES: Nylon 66, Ertalon, Nylatron
    COLOUR: Natural (Cream), Black
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -30°c to + 95°c (+170°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS: Wear components, wheels and rollers
    ROD LENGTH: Up to 3000mm
    ROD DIAMETER: Up to 250mm

    Nylon 66 rod offers a higher mechanical strength, stiffness, heat and  wear resistance than the Nylon 6 rod. As well as this it also has a better creep resistance but its impact strength and mechanical damping ability are reduced. Nylon 66 can be used in food processing, automotive and fluid handling applications.
  • Nylon rod 66
    Nylon rod 66

    Nylon 66 Rod – Glass Filled

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    TRADE NAMES: Nylon 66 - Glass Filled
    COLOUR: Black
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -40°c to + 110°c (+170°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS: Wear components, wheels and rollers, gears, scrapers and impact plates.
    ROD LENGTH: Up to 3000mm
    ROD DIAMETER: Up to 150mm

    Glass Filled Nylon 66 rod offers a higher mechanical strength, stiffness, higher short term working temperature, wear resistance, creep resistance and dimensional stability over standard Nylon.
  • Nylon 66
    Nylon 66

    Nylon 66 Sheet

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    TRADE NAMES: Nylon 66, Ertalon, Nylatron
    COLOUR: Natural (Cream), Black
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -30°c to + 95°c (+170°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS: Wear components, rollers, friction strips, gears, bushes, impact plates, friction bearings, damping plates, castors and bearings.
    SHEET SIZE: 1000mm x 610mm , 3000mm x 610mm, 3000mm x 300mm , 3000mm x 500mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 100mm

    Nylon 66 sheet offers a higher mechanical strength, stiffness, heat and wear resistance than the Nylon 6. As well as this it also has a better creep resistance but its impact strength and mechanical damping ability are reduced. Nylon 66 in natural can be used in food processing, automotive and fluid handling applications.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
  • Nylon 66
    Nylon 66

    Nylon 66 Sheet – Glass Filled

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    TRADE NAMES: Nylon 66 - Glass Filled
    COLOUR: Black
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -40°c to + 110°c (+170°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS: Wear components, rollers, friction strips, gears, bushes, impact plates, friction bearings, damping plates, castors and bearings.
    SHEET SIZE: 1000mm x 610mm, 3000mm x 610mm, 3000mm x 500mm, 3000mm x 620mm, 3000mm x 300mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 100mm

    Glass Filled Nylon 66 sheet offers a higher mechanical strength, stiffness, higher short term working temperature, wear resistance, creep resistance and dimensional stability over standard Nylon.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
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    Polycarbonate Rod

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    TRADE NAMES: Polycarbonate
    COLOUR: Clear
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -60°c to +120°c (+130°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS: Fabricated and machine components
    ROD LENGTH: Up to 3000mm
    ROD DIAMETER: Up to 100mm

    Polycarbonate rod has very high mechanical and impact strength properties , even at low temperatures. It can be easily machined and provides excellent electrical and heat resistance properties. Polycarbonate rod retains its stiffness over a wide range of temperatures and has a very good dimensional stability. Also Polycarbonate rod has good resistance to a majority of  inorganic chemicals, oils dilute acids/alkalis and also good weathering resistance.
  • Polycarb
    Polycarb

    Polycarbonate Sheet

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    TRADE NAMES: Polycarbonate
    COLOUR: Clear
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -50°c to +100°c (+120°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS: Machine guards, chutes, insulators, plug strips, weather protection parts, vandal protection and security.
    SHEET SIZE: 2440mm x 1220mm, 2050mm x 1250mm, 3050mm x 2050mm, 1850mm x 1250mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 12mm

    Polycarbonate sheet has very high mechanical and impact strength properties , even at low temperatures. It can be easily machined and provides excellent electrical and heat resistance properties. Polycarbonate sheet retains its stiffness over a wide range of temperatures and has a very good dimensional stability. Also Polycarbonate sheet has good resistance to a majority of  inorganic chemicals, oils dilute acids/alkalis and also good weathering resistance.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
  • Perod
    Perod

    Polyethylene PE1000 Rod – UHMWPE

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    TRADE NAMES: Polyethylene, Tivar, UHMWPE
    COLOUR: Black, Natural , Green
    TEMPERATURE RATED: Natural -250°c to + 80°c (+110°c short term) Black and Green -150°c to +80°c (+110°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS:  Hinges, machined and wear components
    ROD LENGTH: Up to 2000mm
    ROD DIAMETER: Up to 300mm

    Polyethylene PE1000 - UHMWPE rod has a higher wear resistance and impact strength than PE300. As well as this UHMWPE has a high chemical resistance,  low moisture absorption properties and is extremely strong. PE1000 rod is FDA approved and can be fabricated and welded.
  • Nylon 6
    Nylon 6

    Polyethylene PE1000 Sheet – UHMWPE

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    TRADE NAMES: Polyethylene, Tivar, UHMWPE
    COLOUR: Black, Natural , Green
    TEMPERATURE RATED: Natural -250°c to + 80°c (+130°c short term) Black and Green -150°c to +80°c (+130°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS:  Cutting boards, scrapers, chain guides, wear strips and conveyor equipment.
    SHEET SIZE: 2000mm x 1000mm, 3000mm x 1220mm, 3000mm x 1000mm , 4000mm x 1000mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 120mm

    Polyethylene PE1000 - UHMWPE sheet has a higher wear resistance and impact strength than PE300 and PE500. As well as this UHMWPE has a high chemical resistance,  low moisture absorption properties and is extremely strong. PE1000 sheet is FDA approved if supplied in virgin grade and can be fabricated and welded.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
  • Perod
    Perod

    Polyethylene PE300 Rod – HDPE

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    TRADE NAMES: Polyethylene, Tivar, HDPE
    COLOUR: Black, Natural
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -50°c to + 80°c
    APPLICATIONS: Machined and wear components
    ROD LENGTH: Up to 2000mm
    ROD DIAMETER: Up to 700mm

    Polyethylene PE300 - HDPE rod has a high impact resistance whilst being lightweight, durable and strong. As well as this HDPE has a high chemical resistance and  low moisture absorption properties. PE300 rod is FDA approved and can be fabricated and welded.
  • Nylon 6
    Nylon 6

    Polyethylene PE300 Sheet – HDPE

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    TRADE NAMES: Polyethylene, Tivar, HDPE
    COLOUR: Black, Natural
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -50°c to + 80°c
    APPLICATIONS: Wear components, hoppers, silos and tanks.
    SHEET SIZE: 2000mm x 1000mm, 3000mm x 1500mm, 4000mm x 2000mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 100mm

    Polyethylene PE300 - HDPE sheet has a high impact resistance whilst being lightweight, durable and strong. As well as this HDPE has a high chemical resistance and  low moisture absorption properties. PE300 sheet is FDA approved and can be fabricated and welded.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
  • Nylon 6
    Nylon 6

    Polyethylene PE500 Sheet – HMWPE

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    TRADE NAMES: Polyethylene, HMWPE
    COLOUR: Black, Natural, Green, Red, Blue, Yellow
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -100°c to + 80°c
    APPLICATIONS: Cutting boards, chopping boards, protection strips, change parts and buffers.
    SHEET SIZE: 2000mm x 1000mm, 3000mm x 1220mm, 3000mm x 1000mm, 4000mm x 1000mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 100mm

    Polyethylene PE500 - HMWPE sheet has a higher impact and wear resistance than HDPE whilst being lightweight, durable and strong. As well as this HMWPE has a high chemical resistance and  low moisture absorption properties. PE500 sheet is FDA approved and can be fabricated and welded and also has exceptional non-stick properties.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
  • Nylon rod 66
    Nylon rod 66

    Polypropylene Rod

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    TRADE NAMES: Polypropylene, PPC, PPH
    COLOUR: Black, Natural
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -20°c to + 80°c
    APPLICATIONS: Insulators, machining, chemical apparatus, water treatment components and hygienic cladding.
    ROD LENGTH: Up to 2000mm
    ROD DIAMETER: Up to 700mm

    Polypropylene is a tough, lightweight material with a good mechanical strength and has a high impact resistance that is highly resistant to corrosive chemicals. It can be fabricated including welded construction and is suitable for thermoforming. Polypropylene can become brittle at low temperatures but has good thermal and electrical properties. This is easily machined but can be difficult to bond.
  • Polyprop
    Polyprop

    Polypropylene Sheet

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    TRADE NAMES: Polypropylene, PPC, PPH
    COLOUR: Black, Natural
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -20°c to + 80°c
    APPLICATIONS: Insulators, machining, chemical apparatus, seals, water treatment components, wall cladding and crash doors. 
    SHEET SIZE: 2000mm x 1000mm, 2440mm x 1220mm, 3000mm x 1500mm
    SHEET THICKNESS: Up to 150mm

    Polypropylene is a tough, lightweight material with a good mechanical strength and has a high impact resistance that is highly resistant to corrosive chemicals. It can be fabricated including welded construction and is suitable for thermoforming. Polypropylene can become brittle at low temperatures but has good thermal and electrical properties. This is easily machined but can be difficult to bond. Polypropylene is FDA approved.


    *Other sheet sizes are available and may depend on thickness. Please enquire for more information.
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    Polyurethane Rod

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    TRADE NAMES: Polyurethane, PU
    COLOUR: Wide selection of colours available
    TEMPERATURE RATED: -30°c to + 80°c (+100°c short term)
    APPLICATIONS: Bumpers, spacers, rollers, cutter bars, machine components
    ROD LENGTH: Up to 1000mm
    ROD DIAMETER: Up to 300mm
    SHORE HARDNESS(°A): 35,40,45,50,55,60,65,70,75,80,85,90,95

    Polyurethane rod is one of the toughest, most wear and abrasion resistant materials today. Polyurethane rod is oil and petrol resistant and has excellent electrical insulating properties. It has also got good weather properties and is a unique martial that offers the toughness of metal and the elasticity of rubber.