Toolmakers & Mould Components

Ad-Vance Engineering at the Forefront of Technical Tool Design and Manufacture

Award-winning Ad-Vance Engineering has cemented its position as one of the UK and Ireland’s leading technical toolmakers with their latest tool development.

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Modular Mould Design for One of the World’s Lightest Vaccination Syringes

Werkzeugbau Ruhla GmbH, a leading supplier of modular mould solutions for the medical industry, has partnered with EWIKON to design and manufacture two high-cavity moulds for the production of a three-part safety vaccination syringe.

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CyTec Systems UK: Distributors for Ermanno Balzi

CyTec Systems is one of the leading suppliers of hydraulic cylinders to the mould and die industry. Its product range covers both the CyTec and AHP Merkle range of hydraulic cylinders, and in 2016 CyTec […]

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Tailored Latch Locks: Finding the Right Solution for Your Mould

Customised production, numerous possible combinations, custom dimensions in all variants — with a large repertoire of latch locks, Strack Norma offers its customers advantages in terms of economic efficiency and production reliability.

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Beryllium Copper Alloys vs AM Conformal Cooling

In the search for alternative materials to replace high thermal conductivity alloys such as beryllium copper alloys, tool designers are turning to additive manufacturing to deliver the moulding solutions of the future.

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Bringing Production Home: To Reshore or Retool?

As a result of global supply chains breaking down due to the pandemic, many companies have considered bringing their manufacturing back to the UK. Plunkett Associates investigates the options in terms of production tooling.

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HotSeat – Andrew Hogg, Managing Director at Liondell

Utilising the latest CAD and mould simulation software, Liondell Limited specialises in the design and development of plastic parts from a brief, and the manufacture of injection mould tooling and low volumes of plastic parts […]

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Manufacturers Respond Quickly to Lateral Flow Device Demands

GÜNTHER Hot Runner Systems, Amies Innovation and RDMS joined forces in response to demand for lateral flow testing devices, producing eight impression tools in five weeks followed by two 32 cavity moulds in just ten […]

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Ad-Vance Engineering Appoints New Technical Sales Manager

Award-winning toolmaker Ad-Vance Engineering is delighted to announce the appointment of David Parry as its new UK Technical Sales Manager.

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D-Bushing – the Ultimate Generation of Gate Bushing

Thermoplay, a business within Barnes Molding Solutions strategic business unit, presents the solution for high cavitation moulds with frequent version changes.

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