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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-17-2005, 10:35 AM Thread Starter
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Help with Plastics

Ok, I am trying to find something and don't know what I am looking for. Come on all you engineer types and help me out.

I need sheet plastic (or similar) that I can drill and tap to accept a 3/16" machine screw. I am looking to mount electrical terminal strips to it.... so if there is some other non-conductive material that would work better than plastic let me know.

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Polycarbonate is machine friendly. Can be purchase at www.mcmaster.com
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You don't give much information. Almost every type of plastic can easily be drilled and tapped. You can also use sheet fiberglass. Mcmaster.com has a good table to help you select something. Otherwise, if you have some other characteristics I can suggest something but I need more info first.
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