Special Feature - Toolmakers & Mould Components
25th April 2023
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Hi Jessica, welcome to the latest plastics news from PlastikMedia.
This month is our Toolmakers & Mould Components special feature, which includes all of the recent news on this topic....
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Petford Group was looking to further modernise their manufacturing operations, so in September 2021, they implemented an Intouch Monitoring system across their machines, including 9 injection moulding machines, a welder, and a robot cutting saw.
Masterflow UK
Our next stop was a short drive to Lutterworth in Leicestershire to meet with Paul Williamson of MasterFlow UK. With over 80 years in the plastics sector, MasterFlow is a leader in Hot Runner technology headquartered in Sweden. Now steadily expanding in the UK, which it intends to make its second home market, MasterFlow is already well established in Europe and Asia.
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In March, Pentagon Tooling took delivery of a new Mikron VCE 600 Pro. It’s the first of three new machines making their way into the tooling department of the Pentagon Plastics Group.
The latest addition enhances the tooling division’s existing CNC machining services and facilitates high-efficiency milling within the mould tool manufacturing process.
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Gunther UK, in partnership with CONTURA-MTC ®, presents ‘How to Achieve Significant Savings in Injection Moulding with Conformal Cooling,’ a complimentary webinar hosted on Tuesday 9th May.
The webinar will be hosted by Reiner Heendeniya from Gunther UK Ltd, and the presentations will be delivered by colleagues at Contura.
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uddeholm team
Uddeholm UK recently made a commitment to protect the environment, and they have followed through on that promise. On the 25th of March, the team planted 449 trees in Malmesbury’s Cotswolds area as part of the Ecologi programme. The Cotswolds are known for their picturesque landscapes, so this effort will help ensure that these areas remain beautiful for years.
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Are you looking to mass produce a product or looking at converting your product from metal to plastic? Then it is likely that you are considering plastic injection moulding. Before you even speak to a tool maker or moulder, there are several questions that will need to be answered.
hasco ejector pins
With around 600 additional new versions, the extensively enlarged HASCO ejector portfolio offers maximum flexibility in demoulding.
The new ejector range selection table offers optimum assistance in selecting the right article.
hasco ejector pins
CyTec Systems has grown into one of the leading suppliers of hydraulic cylinders to the mould and die industry in the UK and Ireland, with their range of products, including the CyTec range of locking cylinders and the AHP Merkle range of standard hydraulic cylinders.
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