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Polymer Price Know-How: May 2022

The most recent instalment of Price Know-How has been published by leading UK polymer distributor, Plastribution. This informative monthly guide helps plastic raw material buyers make the most informed, data-driven decisions. Price inflation remains a [...]

Pentagon Plastics Upgrades to Intouch i4 Cloud

West-Sussex based injection moulding company, the Pentagon Plastics Group, has completed a significant monthly investment to upgrade its Intouch monitoring system to the latest i4 Cloud application, after working with Intouch for over fifteen years.[...]

Plastech Solutions to Bring One-Stop Shop to Plastics Live

Leading equipment supplier Plastech Solutions has announced that it will be presenting a range of plastic processing technology on stand B21 at Plastics Live 2022, taking place 5-6 July 2022 at the Coventry Building Society [...]

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Mark and Joe of Broadway

Broadway Celebrates 25 Years in Business

Established in 1997,  Suffolk-based plastic materials manufacturer, Broadway, celebrates a quarter of a century in business in May 2022 ...
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Purge Compound

Why Ultra Purge™ Purging Compounds?

Black specks and carbonised deposits pose high risks during injection moulding and extrusion processes. The consequences: scrap and machine downtime. A new video illustrates how Chem-Trend Ultra Purge™ purging compounds ...
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Latieco Shards

Recyclable and Sustainable: LATIECO

Following the guidelines of sustainability and the market demands, LATI today offers the LATIECO family of compounds, also inspired by the great technical standards of LATI’s product portfolio, yet made ...
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Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

What is Selective Laser Sintering?

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) is the second most commonly used 3D printing process after Stereolithography (SLA). SLS parts can be produced with high functionality in very short lead times, and ...
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Price Know-How May

Polymer Price Know-How: May 2022

The most recent instalment of Price Know-How has been published by leading UK polymer distributor, Plastribution. This informative monthly guide helps plastic raw material buyers make the most informed, data-driven ...
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Intouch Dashboard

Pentagon Plastics Upgrades to Intouch i4 Cloud

West-Sussex based injection moulding company, the Pentagon Plastics Group, has completed a significant monthly investment to upgrade its Intouch monitoring system to the latest i4 Cloud application, after working with ...
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fanuc green robotic arm

New FANUC Payload Cobot – Faster, More Flexibility

The latest iteration of the world’s strongest collaborative robot (cobot) – the FANUC CR-35iB – has received a makeover to shorten installation times and improve portability, while the unit’s overall ...
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HASCO HT leckagearm

HASCO’s Clean Break Cooling Range

The new clean break HASCO cooling program offers users maximum safety during uncoupling. It stands out with its excellent tightness and durability ...
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Plastic Processors

 

Intouch Dashboard

Pentagon Plastics Upgrades to Intouch i4 Cloud

West-Sussex based injection moulding company, the Pentagon Plastics Group, has completed a significant monthly investment to upgrade its Intouch monitoring ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

What is Selective Laser Sintering?

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) is the second most commonly used 3D printing process after Stereolithography (SLA). SLS parts can be ...
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Materials & Additives

 

Mark and Joe of Broadway

Broadway Celebrates 25 Years in Business

Established in 1997,  Suffolk-based plastic materials manufacturer, Broadway, celebrates a quarter of a century in business in May 2022 ...
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Machinery

 

Man using computer terminal

Optimising Outcomes with 3D Printing – Design for Additive Manufacturing (Part 2)

Part 1 of this series provided a historical perspective of Additive Manufacturing / 3D printing, centred around the evolution of ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

Summit Systems: Maguire ULTRA dryer

Why Plastics Processors are Switching from Desiccant Dryers to Maguire ULTRA Dryers

The Maguire ULTRA dryer, available from Summit Systems, boasts many benefits, including extreme energy reductions when compared to traditional desiccant ...
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Recycling

 

Latieco Shards

Recyclable and Sustainable: LATIECO

Following the guidelines of sustainability and the market demands, LATI today offers the LATIECO family of compounds, also inspired by ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

HASCO HT leckagearm

HASCO’s Clean Break Cooling Range

The new clean break HASCO cooling program offers users maximum safety during uncoupling. It stands out with its excellent tightness ...
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Robots & Automation

 

fanuc green robotic arm

New FANUC Payload Cobot – Faster, More Flexibility

The latest iteration of the world’s strongest collaborative robot (cobot) – the FANUC CR-35iB – has received a makeover to ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

What is Corona Surface Treatment?

In this blog, expert and manufacturer of surface treatment systems Tantec-UK looks in-depth at corona surface treatment. Suitable for a ...
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Service Providers

 

RJG online learning - essentials of injection moulding

RJG Launches Self-Paced Essentials of Injection Moulding Training Course

RJG is pleased to announce the release of its new online, self-paced Essentials of Injection Moulding eLearning course, an introductory ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

Price Know-How May

Polymer Price Know-How: May 2022

The most recent instalment of Price Know-How has been published by leading UK polymer distributor, Plastribution. This informative monthly guide ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

What is Corona Surface Treatment?

In this blog, expert and manufacturer of surface treatment systems Tantec-UK looks in-depth at corona surface treatment. Suitable for a ...
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HotSeat

 

Matthew Moss of Thermoplay

HotSeat – Matthew Moss, UK Technical Sales Engineer at Thermoplay

Headquartered in Italy and part of Barnes Group Inc., Thermoplay specialises in the design and manufacture of hot runner systems ...
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PlastikCity on Tour

 

PlastikCity on Tour – Central Scanning

Our next stop was at Bromsgrove-based Central Scanning. Our MD, Carl Futcher and Marketing Account Executive, Will Clarke met with ...
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