Control Plastics, Inc.

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San Carlos, CA

Control Plastics, Inc. is a leading provider of high-quality die casting services to a wide range of industries. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in San Carlos, California, with additional manufacturing facilities in the United States and China.

Control Plastics specializes in the production of precision aluminum, magnesium, and zinc die castings, with a focus on small to medium-sized parts. Their team of experienced engineers and designers work closely with customers to develop custom solutions that meet their specific needs, from prototyping to full-scale production.

The company's state-of-the-art facilities are equipped with the latest technology and machinery, including computer-controlled die casting machines, CNC machining centers, and 3D printing capabilities. This allows Control Plastics to produce complex parts with tight tolerances and high precision, ensuring the highest quality and consistency in their products.

In addition to die casting, Control Plastics also offers a range of value-added services to their customers, including assembly, machining, finishing, and packaging. They also offer a variety of secondary operations, such as drilling, tapping, and threading, to further customize parts to meet customer requirements.

Control Plastics is committed to providing superior customer service and support, and has earned a reputation for delivering high-quality products on time and within budget. They work with a wide range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, electronics, medical devices, and more, and are dedicated to helping their customers succeed through innovation, quality, and reliability.

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Aluminum Casting

Aluminum Casting

Aluminum casting is a method for producing high tolerance and high quality parts by inserting molten aluminum into a precisely designed and precision engineered die, mold, or form. It is an efficient process for the production of complex, intricate, detailed parts that exactly match the specifications of the original design...

Die Casting

Die Casting

Die casting is a high pressure metal casting process that forces molten metal into a mold. It produces dimensionally accurate precision metal parts that have a flawless smooth finish...

Types of Casting Processes

Casting Foundry

The casting process is an ancient art that goes back several thousand years to the beginning of written history. The archeological record has finds that document the use of the casting process over 6000 years ago around...

Zinc Die Casting

Zinc Die Casting Dies

Zinc die casting is a casting process where molten zinc is injected into a die cavity made of steel that has the shape, size, and dimensions of the part or component being produced. The finished cast zinc product has all the...

Investment Casting

Investment Casting

Investment casting is a metal working process that uses a ceramic shell built over a wax pattern to produce parts with extraordinarily uniform and smooth surfaces. The wax pattern is produced from an aluminum die.The final products of investment casting are without parting lines, mold half marks, or other deformities...

Lost Wax Casting

Lost Wax Casting

Lost wax casting is a casting process that uses a wax pattern to create a ceramic mold for creating a part or product design. It has been known over the years as lost wax or precision casting due to its accuracy in recreating parts with precise tolerances...

Iron Castings

Iron Castings

An iron casting is a hard product obtained from combining iron with carbon. This can be readily cast in a mold, and it contains a higher proportion of carbon compared to steel. The proportion typically ranges from 2 to 4.3 percent...


Forged Part

Forging is a metal working process that manipulates, shapes, deforms, and compresses metal to achieve a desired form, configuration, or appearance outlined by a metal processing design or diagram. Depending on the type of metal and the requirements of the design...

Open vs Closed Die Forging

Applications of Closed Die Forging

In this article, there are key terms that are typically used with open and closed die forging and it is necessary to understand their meaning. Forging is a process in manufacturing that involves pressing, hammering, or...

Castings & Forgings

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