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Precision CNC Routing/Machining of Composite Flooring for an Automotive Application

Van FlooringGemini Plastics, Inc. was approached by an automotive industry customer in Ohio to assist with the manufacture of composite flooring for use in cargo vans. Using SolidWorks® 3D CAD software, we helped design the flooring, choose the raw materials, and devise a methodology for machining it to within very tight + 0.00"/- 0.05" tolerances. Requiring precision CNC machining of HDPE, we utilized our large capacity CNC routing equipment, and carefully transformed the 140" x 37" x 0.5" pieces of textured black recycled HDPE into the required shapes with precise cut-outs and contours required by the specification. Working closely with our customer, we successfully completed this project and continue to fabricate 35 - 1,500 units annually.

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Highlights of this Precision CNC Machined HDPE Project

Product Description   This Composite Floor is used as flooring in cargo vans.
Precision CNC Machining Capabilities Applied/Processes   Primary:
Design
  • Design assistance provided by Gemini Plastics, Inc. with SolidWorks®
CNC Routing complete. No secondary operations required
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part   60" x 144" CNC Router
Overall Part Dimensions   Length: 135.50"
Width: 58.63"
Height: 0.500"
Tightest Tolerances   + 0.00" / - 0.05"
Material Used   0.5" x 37" x 140" Heavy Recycled Black Textured HDPE
Material Finish   Light hair cell finish
In process testing/inspection performed   Based on the ISO 9001 model and detailed to customer requirements
Industry for Use   Automotive Industry
Commercial Industry
Cargo Van
Volume   35 - 1,500 per year
Delivery/Turnaround Time   4-6 weeks
Delivery Location   Ohio
Standards Met   Customer supplied print, 2D CAD Drawing
Product Name   Van Composite Floor

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