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Broadway Celebrates 25 Years in Business

Established in 1997,  Suffolk-based plastic materials manufacturer, Broadway, celebrates a quarter of a century in business in May 2022.

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Why Ultra Purge™ Purging Compounds?

Black specks and carbonised deposits pose high risks during injection moulding and extrusion processes. The consequences: scrap and machine downtime. A new video illustrates how Chem-Trend Ultra Purge™ purging compounds make cleaning simple, safe and […]

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Recyclable and Sustainable: LATIECO

Following the guidelines of sustainability and the market demands, LATI today offers the LATIECO family of compounds, also inspired by the great technical standards of LATI’s product portfolio, yet made using up to 100% resins […]

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What is Selective Laser Sintering?

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) is the second most commonly used 3D printing process after Stereolithography (SLA). SLS parts can be produced with high functionality in very short lead times, and in this article, Plunkett Associates […]

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Polymer Price Know-How: May 2022

The most recent instalment of Price Know-How has been published by leading UK polymer distributor, Plastribution. This informative monthly guide helps plastic raw material buyers make the most informed, data-driven decisions. Price inflation remains a […]

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Pentagon Plastics Upgrades to Intouch i4 Cloud

West-Sussex based injection moulding company, the Pentagon Plastics Group, has completed a significant monthly investment to upgrade its Intouch monitoring system to the latest i4 Cloud application, after working with Intouch for over fifteen years.

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New FANUC Payload Cobot – Faster, More Flexibility

The latest iteration of the world’s strongest collaborative robot (cobot) – the FANUC CR-35iB – has received a makeover to shorten installation times and improve portability, while the unit’s overall mass is significantly (62%) lighter.

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HASCO’s Clean Break Cooling Range

The new clean break HASCO cooling program offers users maximum safety during uncoupling. It stands out with its excellent tightness and durability.

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Optimising Outcomes with 3D Printing – Design for Additive Manufacturing (Part 2)

Part 1 of this series provided a historical perspective of Additive Manufacturing / 3D printing, centred around the evolution of the technology and its impact on the product development process. Here in part 2, we […]

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What is Corona Surface Treatment?

In this blog, expert and manufacturer of surface treatment systems Tantec-UK looks in-depth at corona surface treatment. Suitable for a range of plastics and metals, the treatment has an interesting history, with countless manufacturing applications.

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