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Five Advantages of Industrial Thermoforming

Donite Plastics has been using industrial thermoforming to make plastic parts that are durable, attractive and cost-effective for nearly 40 years. As one of Ireland’s leading specialists in the industry, Donite knows a thing or […]

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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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Brexit: The Potential Impact on Polymer Prices

Whilst we eagerly await further news on a trade agreement with the EU, our concerns for a ‘no-deal Brexit’ for the UK plastics industry centre on logistics delays and pricing. In this blog, Plastribution discusses […]

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Amazing Things Happening in 3D Printing Right Now

3D printing has a broad range of applications, some of which you may find both inspiring and surprising. In this blog, Central Scanning highlights some of the more unusual applications of 3D printing at the […]

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5 Factors that Influence the Cost of Automating Medical Device Manufacturing

There are many major benefits for automating within the medical device industry, including speed, cleanliness, but more importantly, having control of the process. In this highly regulated sector, which factors will influence costs, and how […]

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Have the Rules of Business Engagement Changed Forever?

We’ve all heard soundbites about how the COVID crisis has permanently changed the way we do business.  But will this apply to the UK Plastics Sector?

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Navigating Uncertainty: Coronavirus Instability Hits UK Energy Markets

The Coronavirus pandemic has imposed an unprecedented situation on us all. Not only is our health at risk, but so is the economy, which has been succinctly reflected in our markets. Anita Sainsbury, Head of […]

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Is there any value to granulating in-house?

Have you compared the cost of reprocessing your own material vs the rebates and service offered by dedicated plastic recycling firms? Or are you assuming that, by granulating yourself, you will see more benefits? Vanden […]

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What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Injection Moulding?

Injection moulding is one of the most commonly used methods of producing identical plastic products in high volumes. However, as with every process, it is important to understand the specific design restrictions that must be […]

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