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Plastic Industry Blogs

What is a Permanent Central Vacuum? | Mo’s Corner

Mo explains the characteristics and advantages of a permanent central vacuum…

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Should Aluminium be Considered as a Tooling Material?

Plunkett Associates believe aluminium tooling offers significant benefits in the right applications.

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Need Plastic Parts Making? Ask our Plastic Guru!

OK, so we aren’t the Plastic Gurus in question (it’s the below handy Infographic), but at PlastikCity we operate both a Help Desk and an Assisted Service facility within our..

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Should I Use SLA or SLS For My Prototype?

You need a prototype, and are thinking Additive manufacturing, but just not sure whether to go Stereolithography (SLA) or Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)? Plunkett Associates’ simple to follow, light hearted step by step guide should help […]

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How Can UK Manufacturing Respond to the Triggering of Article 50?

With Article 50 now activated (March 2017), Brexit isn’t something that may happen it’s here and we now rely on…

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How Can Abrasion be Minimised for Vacuum Conveying Systems? | Mo’s Corner

Mo explains abrasion and measures to prevent abrasion…

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Ten Reasons to Use Robotics in Manufacturing

by AJ Robotics. Robotics in Manufacturing is developing new concepts and solutions for robotic systems and manufacturing technologies to work more seamlessly together.

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What Surface Finish Options are Available for DMLS Parts?

Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) is one example of what are termed powder bed systems. These machines build your parts within a ‘cake’ of metallic powder that is subsequently recycled.

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Using Plastics Simulation to Overcome a Fear of Fibres

A sure-fire way to make any injection mould toolmaker or processing engineer uneasy is to utter the words “fibre reinforced”; and not without good reason.

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How Can Material Distribution Be Automated? | Mo’s Corner

Mo explains fully automated material distribution systems…

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