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How Can a Vision Inspection System Exceed Your Expectations?

In the world of automation, perfection is paramount, and you shouldn’t settle for anything less than the best. With this in mind, how can an automated system exceed your expectations?

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The Origins of Moldflow

Since its introduction in the 1970s (yes, ’70s!) Moldflow software has revolutionised the design of plastic products using scientific principles. Why then, is this technology still regarded as new by many? Graham Webster, Director of […]

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8 Essential Injection Moulding Principles You Should Always Follow

In an industry full of grey areas and black books, what is “right” anyway? John Lobozzo, Technical Sales Engineer at RJG Technologies, walks us through his eight top principles for an effective injection moulding process.

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Have you Re-evaluated your Manufacturing Process?

The uncertainties surrounding Coronavirus and Brexit have shaken businesses across the country. As a result, many companies are using this time as an opportunity to re-evaluate the way they are conducting their manufacturing. Plunkett Associates […]

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Pultrex and KraussMaffei: A Perfect Alliance in Pultrusion

Pultrex is a market leader in pultrusion, with over 40 years of experience in composite machinery manufacture and profile production. One year on from its acquisition by KraussMaffei, we catch up with the Essex-based manufacturer.

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Can Machine Automation Help us Recover from the Pandemic?

During such uncertain times, investing may not be at the top of many companies’ agendas, but could Automation and Robotics be the key to helping many UK Manufacturing companies’ recovery plans for the future?

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United Against the Waste Cowboys

VEKA Compounds’ Simon Scholes fears that the pressure created by the COVID-19 lockdown may allow illegal recyclers back in – and smear the plastics industry. The message is clear, we must not ride with the […]

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What Is the Difference Between Knit and Meld Lines and Why Does It Matter?

In the plastic injection moulding industry, we work with materials that are byproducts of oil refinement and moulds made of metal casting, so our terminology is bound to be at least slightly confusing.

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Unnecessary Plastic Pollution; How Can We Play a Part?

A large threat to ocean life is plastic waste, which humans are solely responsible for putting there. As a plastics company, igus® has a responsibility in ensuring that suitable investment is made into the issues […]

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Getting Critical on Extrusion

The extruding of thermoplastics can be complicated and unpredictable, and full consideration needs to be given to the intended product before considering how to set up the production line. Mike Newey, part of the Plastics […]

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