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How Can Metallic Impurities be Eliminated? | Mo’s Corner

Mo explains the use of metal separators.

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Industry 4.0 – Where Exactly Does Robotics Fit into it?

Industry 4.0 is the fourth industrial revolution that will take the manufacturing industry by storm. It is a form of radical and disruptive innovation that will see an enormous opportunity for the manufacturing industry.

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Can Environmental Stress Cracking Be Avoided?

Environmental stress cracking (ESC) is the development of cracks and eventual catastrophic failure due to a combination of mechanical stress (from external loading or from moulding strain) and exposure to an ‘aggressive’ chemical (a ‘near […]

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How Does AGS’s Closed Loop Toll Granulation Work?

Aylesbury Granulation Services (AGS) work with a number of plastic manufacturing firms, both injection moulding and extrusion, with their closed loop toll granulation service.

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AKI’s High Surface Finish Cosmetics

Surface Finish Encapsulates the degree of roughness and variation on the surfaces of a part.

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What is Environmental Stress Cracking?

Environmental stress cracking (ESC) is not the result of the continual battle that the plastics industry has in convincing environmentalists and politicians that plastics can be the solution to environmental problems and not the cause.

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SP Technology and Collaborative Robots

General Motors spearheaded a research project in 1995 into making robots so safe that they could literally work hand in hand with people. Twenty-three years later, cobots (collaborative robots) have found a place on many […]

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AKI Deliver Technical Tight Tolerance

Injection moulding complex plastic parts is an advanced process that requires highly specialised equipment, operator skills, and engineering expertise to manufacture products that require multiple materials and higher tolerances.

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Do You Know What a 1%, 5% or 30% Improvement in OEE Could Mean to Your Manufacturing Plant?

At Intouch Monitoring, we use a simple calculator that gives you an instant and accurate idea of the significant cost savings even a small improvement in OEE can have.

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SP Technology Solve 3-Cell Process to Data Acquisition

Accurate data control is a requirement in most industries. Recording data at each stage of the manufacturing process ensures a traceable product and allows for an assurance of quality on every item.

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