4 Common Injection Moulding Defects and How To Remedy Them

Plastic injection moulding is a delicate process that is part chemistry and part art (learn about the process in our blog post: How Plastic Injection Molding Works.) Many things […]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Plastic Injection Moulding, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What are resin additives?

Resin is a fascinating substance, used to create all the plastics around us. As we explored in an earlier blog, What is Plastic Resin?, the creation of resin involves […]

By |October 4th, 2017|Plastic Information|0 Comments

What is Plastic Resin?

Our modern world is filled with plastic, a hugely versatile and useful material. From food packaging to space rockets, plastic has enabled many of our advances and conveniences.

This […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Plastic Information, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to choose the best resin for your plastic product

A plastic product can be very durable and resist unbelievable pressures. Plastics are used for everything, even rocket and aircraft design. That is a far leap forward from the […]

By |August 10th, 2017|Plastic Injection Moulding|0 Comments

Questions to Ask Plastic Injection Molder Providers

You know what you want from your product, but are you sure you will get it? Plastic injection molding is a wide discipline, involving many different ingredients, skills and […]

By |June 29th, 2017|Plastic Injection Moulding, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shut-off valves: Gate, globe & ball valves – which should you use?

Shut-off valves are incredibly handy little components because they enable you to complete work in one area – for example, a kitchen – or even on a particular appliance, […]

Plastic bearings: 6 reasons to choose them over metal bearings

The idea of using plastic bearings may sound strange or perhaps even a little crazy to those who are used to relying on metal – the more traditional choice. However, more and more engineers are coming around to the idea of plastic, which in many ways can actually perform more efficiently than its metal counterpart. […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Quality Products|0 Comments

Injection molding: hot vs cold runner systems

In injection molding, there are two types of systems used to create molds: hot runner and cold runner systems. There are unique advantages and drawbacks to each, and knowing […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Plastic Injection Moulding|0 Comments

Plastic injection molding: the pros and cons of doing it in-house

We’ve covered how plastic injection molding works, so now let’s look at the advantages and potential drawbacks of this manufacturing process. By exploring the pros and cons below, you can begin to work out whether it’s the right option for your project. […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Plastic Injection Moulding, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Facts About Plastic: 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know

From the moment you wake up and switch on your light to when you brush your teeth at night, you come into contact with an almost countless array of […]

By |November 11th, 2016|Plastic Information|0 Comments