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Climate Change Levy (CCL) has Increased! Are You Prepared?

If you have not already seen the increase in your utility invoices, the next that you receive will have an increase in the CCL charge from 1st April 2019.

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Thinking About Reshoring your Tool from the Far East?

Brexit has shaken up businesses across the country, and many companies are using this as an opportunity to re-evaluate the way they are conducting their manufacturing.

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Why would you use a Hot Air Dryer?

Some say hot air dryers have limited application as they are only effective for drying surface moisture from non-hydroscopic materials such as Polypropylene or Polystyrene.

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Are De-scaling and Cleaning Units the ‘Panacea’ to Preventative Maintenance Issues?

Most modern plastic processing companies will employ a preventative maintenance program. This will usually centre around the servicing of primary production equipment, conducted by skilled staff or the OEM service team.

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Tooling: What, Where and Why?

Plunkett Associates’ experience takes us from low volume into hundreds of thousands, or put another way, container loads! We would be the first to acknowledge that we lack a track record of dealing in millions, […]

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How Can Disturbances in the Vacuum Supply be Avoided?

mo explains measures to maintain the vacuum

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What Are My Options for Low Volume Injection Moulding?

Whilst many companies view low quantities as a nuisance, they represent our staple diet!

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Cobot Technology – Delivering Synergy to Manufacturing

You will have no doubt encountered Assistive Robots, Autonomous Robots or Collaborative Robots (Cobots), on visits to automation trade shows.  You may have even seen through various news outlets how many industries are synergising humans […]

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Use of XRF Spectroscopy to Uncover Toxic Substances in Plastics

Undoubtedly plastics have played a key role in the shaping of our modern society mainly due to their unique versatile, lightweight and cost-efficient properties.  But, unlike other types of materials such as metals, recycling of […]

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What is Important for Material Flow in Plastics Processing? | Mo’s Corner

mo explains the background information and details of plastics conveying…

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