Turn to Controlled Fluidics for our deep expertise and high-quality products. Our mission is to provide innovative technical solutions for fluidic design and plastic machining challenges that allow you to focus on the business of building your novel devices. Let’s get started!

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CONTROLLED FLUIDICS
18 Hollow Oak Lane, Milford, NH 03055

Monday-Friday | 8am-4:30pm EST

LET OUR EXPERTS GUIDE YOU TO SUCCESS

Controlled Fluidics provides more than a finished product. We help you navigate every phase of your project. From the design process to materials selection to hardware alternatives, our experienced engineers are ready to guide you to your desired outcome. Getting started is easy!

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THE CONTROLLED FLUIDICS DIFFERENCE

Controlled Fluidics is highly respected for our specialty plastic bonding and custom plastic assembly expertise and products. Our precision plastic machining experience dates back to 1980, and our experienced staff is led by highly knowledgeable engineers. We are committed to creating the finest precision manifolds and plastic components, and our responsiveness and delivery speed set industry standards.

Since 2011, Controlled Fluidics has partnered with customers to solve precision plastic machining and manifold fabrication challenges. We thrive on developing ground-breaking technologies, and our experts are ready to assist you with your complex designs.

QUALITY

Precision Results

Controlled Fluidics focuses on top quality at every stage of your manifold fabrication or plastic machining process. Our expertise is unmatched, and our engineers communicate clearly with customers about your specific needs in order to produce the most precise, highest-quality product.

We are ISO 9001:2015 registered and adhere to the following standards:
ANSI/ASQ Z 1.4
ANSI/NCSL Z 540-1-1994
A copy of our ISO registration letter is available upon request.

DELIVERY

Short timeline? No problem.

Short lead times are a common challenge in a manufacturing landscape focused on driving innovation to market. Controlled Fluidics is committed to supporting our customers on even the tightest timelines. Depending on the manifold configuration, we have multiple options for rapid response solutions:

  • Quick turn delivery in as little as one week for printed manifolds.
  • Quick turn delivery in as little as two weeks for production equivalent two-layer manifold in acrylic.
  • Quick turn delivery in as little as three weeks for production equivalent two-layer manifold in Ultem or PC.
  • Quick turn delivery in as little as four weeks for production equivalent three (or more) layer manifold in any material.

For machined plastic parts, our quick turnaround can be as short as 2 weeks for small quality, medium complexity work. Polishing generally adds 2 days. More complex parts or difficult-to-source material does add time.

If your project requires a quick turnaround, why wait? Contact us today to learn more about how we can deliver a complete product in the shortest possible time frame.

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ENGINEERING

Experienced and Solution-Focused Plastic Engineering Services

Controlled Fluidics is here to help with your engineering challenges. Our team of five engineers draws on over sixty years of combined plastic machining experience to create the most effective, creative, and budget-friendly plastic machined component or bonded manifold solutions possible. We have processed virtually every type of material that is available as a stock shape--and many more via custom extrusion. We support our customers through critical and complicated portions of the machining process, including:

  • DFM – Difficult-to-machine parts are our bread and butter. We provide design assistance to confirm that a plastic component is manufacturable even when it pushes the boundaries of machining. If not possible, we will tell you and can guide the discussion to figure out what is practical.
  • Material choice – Concerns with cost, mechanical properties, and chemical resistance are common. Our knowledge and library are extensive, covering all the available plastics. When conventional materials don’t support a project’s requirements, we turn to custom blended plastics for out-of-the-box solutions.
  • Assembly – Today’s customers often need support beyond the traditional machined plastic part. Our engineers are familiar with many component suppliers and best practices to integrate into a final subassembly
  • Design – Need assistance on the design front to accelerate the product launch? We can help. The Controlled Fluidics team can assist with compone

Our team finds solutions for even the most complicated high-performance plastic machining projects. Reach out to learn more about how we can create a bonded manifold or plastic machined component that will meet every one of your project’s unique requirements.

PREPRODUCTION

Finding solutions, optimizing design, delivering quickly

In conjunction with our engineering services, preproduction support is another important way we help our customers speed their launch to market. Manifolds are the heart of a fluidic system, and integration of components into a unified working control device often requires multiple iterations. At Controlled Fluidics, we will deliver support through many milestones as your device evolves, including:

  • Full design reengineering, as needed, to help work through bugs
  • Rapid design review and brainstorming sessions to consider alternative approaches
  • Design optimization to reduce complexity and lower costs
  • Material selection to ensure the best choice for the customer’s application

When you trust Controlled Fluidics with your project, you’ll benefit from our decades of high-precision plastic engineering and machining expertise. Get in touch to learn more about how we can deliver the perfect component for your specific needs.

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"I want to thank you and all those at Controlled Fluidics who helped complete this project. We have been extremely happy with the quality of work done and your customer service has been outstanding. We will definitely keep Controlled Fluidics in mind for any work we could possibly push your way."
(Industry: Defense & Military)

ENGINEERS READY TO HELP

Have Controlled Fluidics bring your custom plastic machining design to fruition.

PLASTIC MILLING

Full complement of milling capabilities from 5th axis to optical finishes and deep hole drilling in all plastic materials.

OUR SERVICES

PLASTIC TURNING

From micro to macro, our turning capacities are second to none. Super precision close tolerance. Burr free and tight tolerances. Send us your challenging applications.

PLASTIC POLISHING

Optical finishes to see-through applications, we are experienced in all methods of plastic polishing. We can help to meet your clarity goals while keeping costs low.

MICRO MACHINING

Supporting customers who require close tolerance machining at sub millimeter scales. Insulators to microfluidic plates are a specialty.

PLASTIC MATERIALS

Our engineers will work closely with you through every step of the design and production process, starting with material selection. Drawing on their expert understanding of material performance, they will be able to recommend the best materials for your project. If you’re interested in learning more about the materials we machine, we’ve provided information on our most commonly used polymers in the list below.

ABS
Acetal/Delrin
Acrylic
COC/COP
CPVC
CTFE/KEL-F
Delrin AF
ECTFE (Halar)
Fluorosint (500 and 207)
LDPE

PPS
PVC
PVDF
Radel®
Tecadur
Teflon
Torlon (4203 and 4301)
UHMW
Ultem
Vespel

Noryl
Nylatron GS
Nylon 6/6
PBT
Peek
PES (Radel A)
PET
Phenolics/G10
Polycarbonate
Polypropylene
Polysulfone

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PRECISION PLASTIC MACHINING

Embracing plastic machining challenges through continuous advancement over a 30-year career. Achieving technical excellence in plastic machined components.

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