Plastics Thermoforming & Fabrication
We provide high-quality plastic thermoforming & fabrication services across many industries, from aerospace & marine to medical and beyond!
We provided high-quality plastic thermoforming and fabrication services to various industries, including aerospace, telecommunications, marine, industrial enclosures, medical, and other OEMs/entrepreneurs.
Our state of the art manufacturing facility offers over 20,000 square feet of workspace and our equipment includes:
- Single station thermoforming machines ranging from 2' x 3' to 5' x 9'
- For Cost-effective and high-volume production, we have 4' x 7' rotary thermoforming machines with a cycle time that is 2.5 times faster than a standard single station machine.
- Two 4' x 10' CNC trimming centers for primary and secondary trim operations.
For our design and CNC interfacing, we use Solid Works software to assist our customers with the design and development phase of their products, including process and material selection.
We also have the ability to use low-cost wood, polyurethane molding/tooling, and aluminum tooling for prototype and pre-production parts.
Our mission is to consistently deliver quality products that exceed your demands at a competitive price. We strictly employ only the most experienced industry professionals with a minimum of 20 years' tenure; this ensures that our process consistently meets the highest production standards in every way.
What We Offer in Thermoforming & Fabrication
Thermoforming/Vacuum Forming Plastic Manufacturing
We have eight thermoforming machines that range in size from 2'x 3' to 5'x9', as well as our latest addition to our thermoforming line, a 4'x7' rotary thermoforming machine for high volume productions.
What we use for our Thermoforming/Vacuum Process:
- Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol
- Flame Retardant
- High-Density Polyethylene
- UV Resistant
- High temperature
- Decorative Foil Laminated
The Type of Products we Make Through Thermoforming:
- Industrial Applications
- Machine Guards
- Material Handling
Our highly skilled fabrication department can manufacture acrylic point-of-purchase displays, Industrial parts, and secondary trim operations. Our thermoformed and fabricated parts are trimmed using our state-of-the-art routing machinery, punch presses, and table/panel saws.
Our available fabrication includes:
- Installation of Fasteners
- Heat bending
- Edge Finishing
Mold Making & Tooling
Our advanced team of professionals is happy to assist with product design and development.
Our processes can significantly cut costs for prototypes and pre-production parts by using wood or polyurethane tooling, while production parts are formed from aluminum tooling.
Our Mold Materials include:
- Aluminum Castings
- Wood Tooling
- Perfect Plank
- Rim Board
The Tooling Services we provide include:
- CNC Trimming
- Insert Injection Molding
- Trim Fixtures
- Drill Fixtures
Product Design Assistance & Material Selection
We have the experience, skills, and resources needed to produce high-quality, low-cost prototypes that meet your exact specifications and exceed your expectations for all of your thermoforming and fabrication needs.
Depending on your desired product's application, we are happy to advise you on the best selection of material for its design and functionality.
To do this, we carefully evaluate costs, weatherability, impact requirements, strength, chemical resistance, and environmental requirements, to ensure that your product reaches the best possible outcome.
We work tirelessly throughout our manufacturing process to make sure our customers get the highest quality products through the most cost-efficient methods.
Our tooling processes are designed to ensure precision and proper design functionality while testing and making adjustments all along the way to provide you with precisely what you need.
Contact Doherty Associates, Inc. Today
At Doherty Associates, we strive to offer the very best available in all aspects of the manufacturing industry.
If you are in need of a highly experienced thermoforming and fabrication company, Give us a call now!
With our highly developed manufacturing processes, we have the ability to get all of your projects done as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.