TCT Show a huge success for the Trace PT/Babyplast UK – AddiFab Freeform Injection Moulding Collaboration

Trace PT made a big impact in its first appearance at this year’s TCT Show – the major UK event for design-to-manufacturing innovation at Birmingham’s NEC on 24th-26th September. Sharing stand G83 with Danish 3D printing pioneer, AddiFab, the Company exhibited Babyplast’s world-leading micro moulding machine as part of AddiFab’s Freeform Injection Moulding (FIM) solution.…

Drier product

Shini Cabinet Dryer provides accurate heat treatment for moulded medical products

Ezi-Dock Systems Ltd of Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, manufactures World Class products for processing, handling and storage of semi-bulk Powders & Liquids. The Company’s CSV All Plastic, Single-Use High Containment System provides a highly effective but simple and disposable transfer solution for the Pharma and Biopharma industries. Comprising ABS upper and lower components, with a Polypropylene slider,…

Plastics recycling: inspiring a new generation

Sustainability and environmental responsibility are hot topics in the world of manufacturing right now and Plastics are currently having a lot of mostly unjustified bad press. This being the case, it’s a great pleasure to be part of an initiative to supply educational establishments with the means to recycle scrap thermoplastics. Technology students use the…

Plastics & the environment. Let’s look at the positives!

With so much in the news recently about the environmental damage caused by inappropriate disposal of ‘single-use’ plastics, we thought it was time to highlight the fact that in so may ways, plastics are actually making a positive contribution to the environment and sustainability. Based on information published by the BPF (British Plastics Federation), here…

Babyplast machine brings benefits for medical product manufacturer

Mergon International is one of Ireland’s premier plastics moulding businesses, covering most industry sectors. One of their divisions specialises in medical healthcare products which are produced and assembled in their Class 8 Clean Room facilities and their healthcare team has extensive experience in the IQ, OQ, PQ process. When Mergon were taking investment decisions about…

Clark-Drain’s Mighty Apex Robot

When Clark-Drain invested in a NB 1500 tonne machine so as to extend their production and to be able to introduce larger mouldings to their product range, they selected the Apex full servo model SC-2000D robot with telescopic downstroke arm. Robert Petty, Plastics Manager of Clark-Drain Ltd explains that, with the company having been operating…