Machining Arboron

Simple to complex, precision arboron machining.

Jaco machining arboron

The Ins and Outs of Arboron

Arboron is a high-performance composite material that has gained popularity in various industries due to its exceptional properties. It is composed of kraft paper and a combination of thermosetting resins and reinforcing fibers, such as fiberglass or carbon fiber.

Arboron is becoming increasingly popular and we have the machining tools and product knowledge to craft your products from arboron.

This material offers several advantages. Arboron is known for its high strength-to-weight ratio, which allows for the creation of lightweight yet durable components. Additionally, it has excellent chemical resistance, making it suitable for use in corrosive environments.

One key benefit of Arboron is its versatility. It can be easily shaped and molded into complex designs, making it ideal for intricate parts and components. Its dimensional stability ensures that the finished product maintains its shape even under extreme conditions.

Whether you’re working in the aerospace, automotive, or marine industry, Arboron can provide you with reliable and high-quality results. Its unique combination of properties makes it a go-to material for many applications.

One important property of Arboron is its high resistance to wear and abrasion, making it ideal for applications that involve heavy use or contact with harsh environments. Additionally, Arboron has excellent dimensional stability, meaning it maintains its shape and size even under extreme conditions.

Moreover, Arboron exhibits good electrical insulation properties, making it suitable for applications in the electrical and electronics industries. It also has excellent chemical resistance, allowing it to withstand exposure to various chemicals without degradation.

Arboron possesses a range of desirable properties that make it an excellent choice for machining applications. Its high strength, dimensional stability, low friction coefficient, electrical insulation properties, and chemical resistance make it a versatile material in various industries.

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With over 70 years of experience in plastic manufacturing, we understand how to work with many different plastics to suit our customers’ needs. We produce the parts that others no quote whether it’s a short-run or a high-volume job.

Common Applications of Arboron in Various Industries

Automotive Industry: Arboron is commonly used in the automotive industry for manufacturing components such as gears, bushings, and bearings. Its high strength and wear resistance make it ideal for withstanding the demanding conditions of automotive applications.

Aerospace Industry: Arboron’s lightweight nature, coupled with its excellent mechanical properties, makes it a preferred choice for aerospace applications. It is used in the production of aircraft components like wing structures, landing gear parts, and engine components.

Marine Industry: Arboron’s resistance to corrosion and moisture makes it suitable for marine applications. It is used in manufacturing marine bearings, bushings, and propeller shafts that can withstand harsh saltwater environments.

Electrical Industry: Arboron’s electrical insulation properties make it suitable for various electrical applications. It is commonly used in the production of insulating components like circuit boards, electrical connectors, and switchgear.

Industrial Machinery: Arboron finds extensive use in industrial machinery due to its high strength and durability. It is employed in the manufacturing of gears, rollers, pulleys, and other machine components that require excellent wear resistance.

Medical Equipment: Arboron’s biocompatibility and resistance to chemicals make it suitable for medical equipment manufacturing. It is used in producing surgical instruments, prosthetics, and orthopedic implants.

Other Plastic Materials We Work With

Jaco specializes in the machining of:

  • Delrin
  • Nylon 6/6, 6, 6/12
  • HDPE
  • FR-4
  • G-10
  • PEEK
  • Lexan/Polycarbonate
  • PTFE
  • Teflon
  • Udel
  • Acrylic
  • Ultem