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Showcasing polymer solutions

Igus will showcase its range of tribopolymer materials for the plastics design and moulding industry at this year's Plastics Design & Moulding event.


Testing at up to 500°C

Offering a temperature range from 50 °C to 500 °C the new Instron CEAST HDT Vicat 500 AlOxide thermal tester is setting new standards for the determination of the VICAT softening temperature (VST, ...


Soft, robust and reliable

MacDermid Autotype is launching an innovative addition to its proven Autotex range of hardcoated textured polyester films. Autotex Soft Touch has been developed to provide a uniquely soft tactile ...


Turning plastic into steel

MacDermid Autotype has developed an innovative film technology that combines the benefits of hardcoated PET films with the cosmetic advantages of brushed stainless steel, effectively turning plastic ...


Rutland Plastics Knowledge Bank

Rutland Plastics has developed a 'Knowledge Bank' on its website, with a wealth of information on plastics and moulding. This not only covers Rutland Plastics itself and the services it offers but ...


Free design evaluation

Rutland Plastics offers a free design evaluation service which will help you to assess the viability of injection moulding as a method of manufacture for your product or component.



Spelsberg adds high quality GRP to range

Spelsberg has extended its enclosures portfolio with a line of high quality, heavy duty glass reinforced polyester (GRP) products. The robust and reliable material meets the needs of the harshest ...



Morgan offers extruded tubes and rods

Morgan Technical Ceramics GBC Materials has launched extruded micro-sized rods and tubes in high purity Alumina and Steatite for medical, aerospace, electronics and appliance applications.





Rutland Plastic's Practical Sample

Rutland Plastics offers a practical and innovative plastic moulding to help designers choose a polymer for their injection mouldings.





Trelleborg develops lightweight brake pedal

Trelleborg Automotive has launched an innovative lightweight hybrid brake pedal. Due to its advanced design, the pedal offers significant cost-saving benefits to car manufacturers, while also ...


Luvocom materials for linear drives

By selectively combining various additives such as carbon fibres and incorporable lubricants with different base polymers, Luvocom has succeeded in developing plastics capable of performing their ...


Conductive coatings offer cost-effective shielding

Conductive paints give designers a great deal more choice and flexibility versus traditional approaches when looking to easily and cost effectively shield their plastic enclosures and equipment ...




ARPRO performance enables stronger solutions

ARPRO FR can be used in even more industrial applications within the construction and electrical devices sectors. The benefit of ARPRO FR is to extend the possible applications where its light weight ...


New linear motion guide bearing

Aimed at cost-sensitive applications across industrial automation, including pick and place, materials handling, packaging equipment and transport technology, the new 400-Series ball profile linear ...


Materials for linear drives

By selectively combining various additives such as carbon fibres and incorporable lubricants with different base polymers, LUVOCOM engineers have succeeded in developing plastics capable of ...