forteq UK’s Sinclair C5 at Automechanika

forteq UK are pleased to announce their appearance at Automechanika Birmingham 2018. The exhibition will be held at the NEC in Birmingham between the 5-7th of June. At the event, forteq will be exhibiting a range of technical injection moulded automotive components for air suspension, plastic gear assemblies, wiper systems, engine timing system guides, pumps, EPS, filtration, Electric Vehicle HVAC heaters, engine mount assemblies, door latch modules, fluid delivery, gear shift housing and lighting components.

They will also have on display an original Sinclair C5 manufactured in 1985. The Sinclair C5 is a battery electric vehicle, invented by Sir Clive Sinclair and launched in the United Kingdom in 1985. The vehicle is a battery-assisted tricycle steered by a handlebar beneath the driver’s knees. Its top speed of 15 miles per hour (24 km/h), was the fastest allowed in the UK without a driving licence at the time.

The forteq group (formerly Mikron) are pleased to exhibit the C5, as they produced the plastic transmission system that was used in the Sinclair C5 in 1984. forteq UK are celebrating that they have been making technical plastic injection moulded gears since the 1970’s in Huddersfield.

At their modern facility in Huddersfield, forteq have over 75 years’ experience within the injection moulding industry, often using engineering polymers. Their employees operate 24/7 and utilise highly automated efficient manufacturing cells with 6 axis robots and vision systems. forteq’s customers are truly global and well-known brands across many industry sectors.  They currently export to several European countries, North America, South America and China.

You can find forteq UK exhibiting production parts and processes at Automechanika Birmingham 2018 between the 5th and 7th of June 2018 at Stand A17.

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