all_products_group_shot-300x241We are a full service manufacturer and designer of plastic spools, bobbins, reels, cones, dye tubes and tape cores. We are proud of our innovative designs and precision molded spools for high speed winding. We enhance, update and add to our designs. Companies rely on Pittsfield Plastics  for custom plastic parts, plastic fine wire spools, plastic bobbins, plastic cores, and much more.

PRODUCT OFFERINGS

We provide standard and custom products for the textile, wire and cable, tape and solder, coil winding, water filtration and medical industries, plus custom molding for industrial and medical clients. You’ll enjoy durable recyclable materials, structural integrity and appealing, ergonomic design.

DESIGN TO DELIVERY

We offer the capacity to take your concept from initial prototype all the way through final assembly and packaging. We’ll deliver to meet your marketing needs or your “zero inventory” assembly schedule.

utility_spoolsTypical applications for plastic spools are coaxial cable, speaker wire, THHN wire, CATV wire, hose, tubing, chain, rope, and fabrics. A broad range of flange diameters (5″ to nearly 20″) are available for our plastic utility spools. All our  spools come with adjustable barrel traverses to achieve the optimum spool capacity. Pad printed flanges are available.

Flange Diameter Standard Traverse Lengths Barrel Diameter Shaft Hole Size
5″ 1-1/2 – 12″ 1-7/8″, 2-1/4″ 3/4″
6-1/2″ 1-1/2 – 11″ 1-7/8″, 2-1/4″ 3/4″
10-1/2″ 4 – 12″ 3-1/2″ 3/4″ or 1-1/2″
12″ 4 – 12″ 5″ 3/4″, 1-1/4″ or 1-1/2″
14″* 4 – 12″ 5″ 1-1/4″, 1-1/2″ or 1.81″
15-1/2 Heavy Duty” 4 – 12″ 5-1/2″ 1-1/4″ or 1-1/2″
16″* 4 – 12″ 5″ 1-1/4″, 1-1/2″ or 1.81″
18″ 4 – 24″ 5-1/2″ 1-1/4″ or 1-1/2″
19.685″ 4 – 24″ 7-5/8″” 2.05″
19.685″ 4 – 24″ 9.592″ 2.05″
*Available in a breakdown spool or standard utility spool.
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Available as 15 1/2″ or 18″ We also make custom spools and reels to your exact specifications, If you have any questions we would be glad to get you answers.

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A complete line of wire reels and spools for coarse, fine and ultra fine gauge wire are available. Material and design options allow for lower cost shipping reels to multi-use process reels.

Call to learn about our plastic wire spools and reels product line or any custom plastic parts needs.

Flange Traverse Barrel OD Shaft Hole Overall Length
Standard reels
11- 3/4″ 7″ 6-9/16″ 7/8″,1-1/4″, 1-1/2″, 3″ 8″
8″ 6″ 4-5/8″ 5/8″,3/4″,1-1/4″,1-1/2″,3″ 7 -3/8″
1 Piece 8″ Lightweight 6″ 3-1/2″ 1-1/4″ 7″
1 Piece 8″ 6″ 4-5/8″ 5/8″, 3/4″, 1-1/4″, 3″ 7-3/8″
1 Piece 8″ 6-3/8″ 3-1/2″ 1-1/4″ 7-3/8″
6* STD 3-1/2″ 3-1/2″ 5/8″ 4″
6* FW 3-1/2″ 3-1/2″ 5/8″ 4-5/16″
1 Piece 6 FW 3-1/2″ 3-1/2″ 5/8″ 4.34″
1 Piece 6″ 3-1/2″ 3-1/2″ 5/8″ 4″
6* STD 6″ 3-1/2″ 5/8″ 6-1/2″
6* FW 3-1/2″ 3-1/2″ 5/8″ 6-13/16″
6* STD 8-1/2″ 3-1/2″ 5/8″ 9″
6* FW 3-1/2″ 3-1/2″ 5/8″ 9-5/16″
1 Piece 5-1/4″ 2-3/4″ 3-1/2″ 5/8″ 3-1/4″
4-7/8″ STD 3-1/2″ 3″ 5/8″, 7/8″ 4″
4-5/8″ 5/8″ 4″ 3/8″ 7/8″
DIN 100/125/200/250/355
DIN 100 3.90″ 3.15″ 2.50″ .630″ 3.90″
DIN 125 4.90″ 3.90″ 3.15″ .630″ 4.90″
DIN 200 7.87″ 6.3″ 4.9″ .866″ 7.87″
DIN 250 9.842″ 6.3″ 6.3″ .866″ 7.87″
DIN 250 Plus 9.842″ 6.3″ 4.9″ .866″ 7.87″
DIN 250 Lite 9.842″ variable 4.75″ .866″, 1.25″ variable
DIN 355 13.98″ 8.00″ 8.82″ .866″, 1.417″ 9.58″
Ultra Fine Spool
2-1/2″ 3″ 1.760″ 5/8″ 3-3/8″
Specialty Spools
12″ 1-1/8″ 10-1/8″ 5/8″ 1-7/16″
P-5 EDM Spool 6-1/2″ 3-1/8″ 3-1/2″ 5/8″ 4-1/2″

*STD or FW available Our wire reels come in a variety of sizes and colors, we can even print your logo on the flange.

spools-shellsA complete line of solder spools is available for packages ranging from 1/4 lb. to 50 lbs. Our automated labeling process enables us to apply labels cost effectively.

Tape Spools and Shells

Tape spools and snap fitting shells are available to package tape widths from 1/2″ to 2″. Several flange diameters offer options for different tape lengths.

 

 

Solder Capacity Flange Diameter Traverse Barrel Outer Dimension Bore
Solder Spools
1/4 lb. 2-1/8″ 5/8″ 1.12″ 1″
1/2 lb. 2-1/8″ 1-1/8″ 1.12″ 1″
1/2 lb. (1-3/4 x 2-1/8) 1-3/4″ 2-1/8″ 1.12″ 1″
1 lb. (2×5 – 750) 2-1/8″ 2″ .870″ 3/4″
1 lb. (2×5 – 1) 2-5/32″ 2-1/8″ 1.12″ 1″
5 lbs. 3-1/2″ 3″ .870″ 3/4″
5 lbs. 3-1/2″ 3″ 1.12″ 1″
5 lbs. 4″ 3″ .870″ 3/4″
25 lbs. 6-1/2″ 3-3/4″ 1-7/8″ 3/4
50 lbs. 6-1/2″ 7-1/4″ 1-7/8″ 3/4″
Tape Spools
1/2″ x 2-1/2 1-5/8″ 5/8″ 1.12″ 1″
1/2″ x 5 2-1/8″ 5/8″ 1.12″ 1″
1″ x 5 2-1/8″ 1-1/8″ 1.12″ 1″
1/2″ x 10 2-13/16″ 5/8″ 1.12″ 1″
1″ x 10 2-13/16″ 1-1/8″ 1.12″ 1″
2″ x 10 2-13/16″ 2-1/8″ 1.12″ 1″
1/2″ x 1 1-1/2″ 5/8″ 1.12″ 1″

Plastic tape and film cores are a Pittsfield Plastics specialty. Injection molded film cores are available in many diameters and lengths. Ask about these or any custom plastic parts you need.

Plastic cores come in all sizes, call us for more information.

Size I.D. Traverse Wall Thickness
Molded
3 x 1.160″ 3″ 1.160″ .25″
3 x 1.090″ 3″ 1.090″ .25″
3 x 1″ 3″ 1″ .25″
3 x 7/8″ 3″ 7/8″ .25″
3 x 3/4″ 3″ 3/4″ .25″
3 x 5/8″ 3″ 5/8″ .25″
3 x 1/2″ 3″ 1/2″ .25″
3 x 0.475″ 3″ 0.475″ .25″
3 x 3/8″ 3″ 3/8″ .25″
3 x 1/4″ 3″ 1/4″ .25″
1 x 3/4″ 1″ 3/4″ .063″
1 x 9/16″ 1″ 9/16″ .063″
1 x 1/2″ 1″ 1/2″ .063″
1 x 12mm 1″ .47″ .080″
1 x 18mm 1″ .71″ .080″
1 x 24mm 1″ .91″ .080″
1 x 36mm 1″ 1.42″ .080″
Extruded
3 x varies 3.032″ varies .130″, .200″, .250″

dye-tubes

Pittsfield Plastics – your source for plastic dye tubes and cones. Dye Tubes are available in several sizes. A built-in nesting feature eliminating the need for dye tube separators is available in all sizes. Cones and solid take-up tubes are offered in many colors.

Type Sizes Available
70-95 1-5/8″ ID x 6-3/4″ Long 41mm ID x 172mm Long
95-150 1-5/8″ ID x 6-3/4″ Long 41mm ID x 172mm Long
150 STD 1-5/8″ ID x 6-3/4″ Long 41mm ID x 172mm Long
150 NS 1-5/8″ ID x 6-3/4″ Long 41mm ID x 172mm Long
190 STD 2-1/8″ ID x 6.69″ Long 54mm ID x 170mm Long
190 M/F 2-1/8″ ID x 6.69″ Long 54mm ID x 170mm Long
(standard heavy wall)
Take-Up Tubes Bullnose Series 56mm x 230mm (standard heavy wall)

Take-Up Tubes
Bullnose Series
56mm x 230mm
(standard heavy wall)

3° 30′ 7″ Cones Series 3° 30′ 7″ (standard heavy wall)

3° 30′ 7″ Cones
Series
3° 30′ 7″
(standard heavy wall)

bobbins

Plastic king bobbins in a variety of sizes are available, for packaging from 4 ounces to 64 ounces of thread. The accurate bobbins with sure-grip surfaces are offered in many colors. Customized printing is also available on bobbins.

Size Name Base Barrel Length
250 x 325 4 oz. 2.5″ 3.25″
250 x 425 6 oz. 2.5″ 4.25″
300 x 425 8 oz. 3.0″ 4.25″
400 x 425 16 oz. 4.0″ 4.25″
400 x 538 20 oz. 4.0″ 5.38″
400 x 638 24 oz. 4.0″ 6.38″
450 x 638 32 oz. 4.5″ 6.38″
600 x 638 64 oz. 6.0″ 6.38″

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In your business, saving money is the name of the game. Here’s how we can help with our breakdown reels:

SAVE ON FREIGHT!

These utility reels can be shipped to you unassembled to save on freight costs. We can ship over THREE TIMES the number of these reels to you as compared to assembled reels.

These plastic reels are fast and easy to assemble manually at your facility — no tools needed!

SAVE WITH REUSE!

You ship product to the end user and they can disassemble the reel (again, it’s easy with no tools needed!) and ship them back to you for reuse.

Reel options:

  • 14″ or 16″ flanges with 5″ diameter barrels
  • Any traverse length

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Remember, our Breakdown Reels offer:

  • Savings for YOU
  • Savings for your customer
  • A GREEN approach!

LET’S GET STARTED!
PLEASE CONTACT US TODAY FOR A QUOTE OR TO PLACE YOUR ORDER

CALL US (413) 442-0067