CNC Machining & Moldmaking

Advance Plastics is a plastic injection molding company manufacturing custom parts in a wide variety of plastics, elastomers and rubber. We have the ability to produce intricate molds for those difficult to manufacture custom plastic or elastomer parts. We offer custom milling and prototyping or a machined production.

CNC Machining

Advance Plastics provides real CNC machined parts – FAST. Our subtractive rapid prototyping process combines traditional rapid prototyping with CNC machining to deliver the following advantages:

  • Speed ‐ Get CNC machined parts as fast as you can get additive rapid prototypes.
  • Convenience ‐ Advance Plastics brings the online quoting and ordering you expect from rapid prototyping to the CNC machining world.
  • Real Material Properties ‐ Your parts are machined from real blocks of plastic and aluminum ‐ not the “material like” plastic used in additive rapid prototyping processes.
  • Improved Surface Finishes ‐ CNC machining eliminates the stair stepping inherent in the additive processes.

Moldmaking

At Advance Plastics we build our custom plastic molds in-house. This allows us to test, repair and maintain your molds without having to rely on outsourcing to other shops. Our customers have peace of mind knowing we will store and safeguard their tool. At Advance Plastics we guarantee our mold for life, as long as we run the production.

Production Machining

Sometimes only a small number of parts are required. Making a mold for a part can be costly if there isn’t a large volume being produced. For some of our customers a machined production is the answer.

Typically, machined parts are more expensive than molded parts but you eliminate the upfront cost compared to first producing an injection mold.

Call us at 604-431-5551 or contact us and we’ll be happy to assist you! If you are in the Vancouver area, come by and discuss your CNC or mold making needs.