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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

Injection Molding Design: How Plastic Injection Molding Works

Plastic injection molding design can be fairly complex and it’s important to lock down the basics to get it right. This will ensure that the end result lasts longer, is ideally suited to its desired application, and that any issues during the actual molding process are mitigated. […]

By |October 7th, 2016|Plastic Injection Moulding|0 Comments

Difference Between A Ball Valve And A Butterfly Valve

Rotary valves are used to control the flow of many different liquids and gases across a range of temperatures and pressures. This group of valves includes cone valves and […]

By |September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ball Valve Advantages and Disadvantages

A while back we gave you an introduction to ball valves and their uses and benefits. They’re versatile components that can be used in a wide range of industrial […]

By |September 5th, 2016|Valves|0 Comments

Plastic Valves vs Metal Valves: When to Substitute Plastic for Metal

There are several kinds of plumbing valves out there, and two of the most popular are plastic valves and metal valves. While metal has long been relied up for its strength and relative durability, plastic is becoming increasingly popular in a number of common applications. […]

By |July 15th, 2016|Valves|0 Comments

Plumbing Valves: Which Type to Choose For Your Next Plumbing Project

Valves are crucial to virtually any kind of plumbing activity, as they control the flow of fluid and other substances from one place to another. But not all valves are created equal – or at least, the same – which means you need to choose the right kind for the particular application you’re undertaking. This will ensure the most effective and durable end result. […]

By |June 27th, 2016|Valves|0 Comments