Custom Plastic Front Panels

Ideal for Machinery, Equipment and Industrial Controls

MPC's custom plastic front panels are a popular choice for machinery and equipment applications that require a durable and lightweight alternative to heavy metal front panels. MPC’s plastic front panels meet many industry standards for agriculture, construction, food service, manufacturing, marine, military, transportation, utilities/energy, and more.

MPC’s plastic front panels attach to equipment fronts, providing graphical labeling, protecting underlying electronic components, and providing a rigid mounting for switches, gauges and other control devices.

Why Choose MPC Custom Plastic Front Panels?

  • Excellent tensile strength and dimensional stability with moderate resistance to abrasion, chemicals, stains and extreme temperatures.
  • Resists machine and tool impacts, and will not shrink or stretch with temperature changes.
  • Provide an alternative to metal panels that is durable and lightweight at a lower cost.
  • MPC’s advanced fabrication capabilities reduce your lead time and costly tooling charges.
  • Available in one-piece panel construction with one sheet of plastic with graphic elements, or in a two-piece panel construction with plastic and graphic elements mounted to a metal panel for rigidity and support.

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Plastic Front Panel and Plastic Control Panel Choices

  • Polyester Front Panels

    Polyester Front Panels

    High tensile strength makes it ideally suited for printing and die-cutting.

    • Ideal for a front panel or overlay application because of its chemical and abrasion resistance, and resistance to tears. Expected exterior life of up to seven years.
    • Used in two-part panel construction as an overlay to a supportive back panel or to cover a membrane switch application. Graphics are screen or digitally printed on the second surface.
    • Frequently found on industrial controls, medical equipment, commercial and household appliances as well as other electronics.
    • More durable than polycarbonate in certain applications and less expensive for higher volumes.

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  • Polycarbonate Front Panels

    Polycarbonate Front Panels

    High mechanical strength and superior optical clarity, used often in industrial controls, medical equipment, commercial and household appliances as well as other electronics.

    • High impact strength and resistance to stains, heat, abrasion and corrosive chemicals. Expected exterior life of up to five years.
    • Used in two-part construction as an overlay to a supportive back panel or to cover a membrane switch application.
    • Best suited for applications with minimum or no flex requirements. Graphics are screen or digitally printed on the second surface.
    • Less expensive than polyester for higher volumes.

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No minimum quantity. Get a quote for any size job.

Get a quote for any size job - we have no minimum piece requirement. Our minimum production run is $400 per part number, excluding set-up fees/tooling. Contact us regarding your project.