How to Gain Major Advantages for your Plastic Parts

In this blog from the ENL Group, you’ll learn the tips and tricks that will help you gain advantages when it comes to specifying polymer for your parts, and how to avoid costly mistakes.

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Mike Boswell: Reflections in Lockdown

Mike Boswell, Managing Director of leading polymer distributor, Plastribution, provides an insight on a year like no other.

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BEC Group Helps UK Firms to Reshore Production

Technical moulder BEC Group is helping British companies relocate moulding production back to the UK from China and Eastern Europe. Due to increased production demands, the company has invested in new machinery from Arburg.

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Heat Creep: What is it? How Does it Affect My 3D Printing?

Heat creep is a sneaky irritation that most 3D printer users will experience at one time or another. It is often hard to diagnose because it often appears to be something entirely different. The team […]

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Why Cushion is Critical for Your Injection Moulding Process

Some may ask: Why bother with a cushion if you monitor peak shot volume? In reality, a consistent melt cushion can be just as critical in ensuring you are running a consistent process. Jim Clifford, […]

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The War on Plastic – In Support of the BPF and the Planet

Ripples from the BBC’s ‘War on Plastic‘ series continue to be felt within the industry, as public opinion of plastics feels at an all-time low, in a period when homegrown manufacturing needs all the support […]

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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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