Afton Plastics is a quality-driven manufacturer of advanced high-performance thermoplastic shapes and components with distribution through the International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD) network. We specialize in melt-processible fluoropolymers offering advanced properties such as heat-resistance, stability, low friction, weather-resistance, chemical-resistance, and superior electrical properties.
Afton offers a wide variety of sizes in extruded rod and compression-molded sheet, rod, and tube. We maintain an extensive inventory in Bloomington Minnesota and Lancaster Pennsylvania, providing convenience for regional customers.
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Our values encompass the true essence of every product and service we offer you.
As Afton Plastics continues to evolve and grow, these four values remain consistent.
With same day shipping on our extensive in-stock inventory, we make sure you have what you need, when you need it. If the item is not in stock, we communicate lead times and delivery dates for custom orders upfront so timing and expectations are clear from the start.
Over the years, we have developed proprietary manufacturing techniques which ensure our customers receive high-quality products time and time again. We have a strict in-process quality standard and all products are lot traceable and shipped with our material certification.
At Afton, every employee contributes to value-added performance. We take pride in the significant influence that comes from the diversity and experience of our employees. Our dedicated team provides unparalleled customer service and a friendly approach.
We focus on building strong, long-lasting relationships with our distribution partners. We reinforce these relationships by providing superior value and trusted expertise to our customers. Afton is a proud member and supporter of the International Association of Plastics Distributrion.
At Afton Plastics, we extrude rod in diameters ranging from .125" to 2.50". All of our rod stock is centerless ground to a tight tolerance and consistent finish. Our extruded rod goes through a rigorous in-process inspection to ensure it meets our stringent quality standards. Custom sizing and larger diameter rod lengths may be available upon request.
Afton's compression molding department is fully equipped with thousands of mold combinations to get you the near net cylinder shape you desire. We are frequently updating our tooling and custom size offerings to ensure we have the right mold size for your application. Submit your part finished dimensions and our material experts will help maximize project yields and profitability.
At Afton Plastics, we sell our sheet stock in square foot increments which allows you to buy what you need without the added cost of extra material. The smaller sizes give Afton the opportunity to provide a larger permanent sheet inventory with quick lead times. We compression mold sheets up to 2.75" thick and in the following sizes: 12" x 12", 12" x 24", and 24" x 24". Select materials are also available in an 18" x 18" finished mold.
Afton Plastics processes high performance thermoplastics into semi-finished articles for customization in our state-of-the-art machining and fabrication center. We are vertically integrated to streamline the manufacturing process from concept to component. Our machining capabilities include: screw machines, mills, lathes, overhead routers, CNC laser cutting, and precision cutting.