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Processes injection moulding,injection blow moulding,extrusion blow moulding, process control,productivity improvement,Quality,Decoration,Assembly,Automation.Thin wall moulding expert.

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Recent and past projects. ?Designed various closures for a new type of composite tube and assisted company in bringing the product to market one design now in use by a major high street retail group a second design is currently moving into the production phase. ?Assisted a company in procuring sheet materials for a construction project. ?Identified source of a foreign plastic body for a major manufacturer of food products. ?Outsourced the manufacture of a building product reducing the cost of manufacture by 10%. ?Provided technical assistance to a manufacturer of blank car registration plates which improved production and reduced rejects. ?Provided interim management for a manufacturer of composite GRP tubes and structures. ?Carried out commercial due diligence and technical appraisal of a manufacturer of plastic products on behalf of the buyer a major investment group. ?Provided technical assistance to a major producer of closures with a hot runner and colour change problem. ?Provided technical assistance with a problem regarding a mould tool and hot runner system processing PET. ?Carried out research and development of a patented testing system for a major pharmaceutical manufacturer. ?Designed and implemented a manufacturing cell that produced annual savings of over 35k. ?Designed and project managed a transfer system of mouldings from the point of manufacture to the warehouse that reduced labour and eliminated bottle necks. ?Increased the production of aerosol caps by 16% at a leading European manufacturer which resulted in an increase of 600k components per day. ?Invented, designed and implemented an automatic part rejection system that reduced labour and customer complaints at a closure manufacturer. ?Set up joint venture between Indian and UK manufacturer. ?Designed auto engine support mounting bracket that reduced cost of manufacture. ?Designed planned preventative maintenance system for a manufacturer that reduce downtime by 10%. ?Reduced the cost of machine spares by 10% for an injection moulding company. ?Designed an automatic water cooling evacuation system as part of a single minute exchange of die project. ?Carried out procurement of replacement plastic pump parts for a Saudi Arabian company. ?Carried out appraisal and valuation of plant for a company prior to them purchasing a company. These are only a few of the successful projects that have been undertaken by Plastic Moulding Solutions since it?s formation if you require assistance then please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Do you know that plastics can be produced from synthetic materials like corn, starch and other natural occuring materials that biodegrade unlike plastics made from oil based byproducts. The source of these natural products is endless and will gradually reduce our dependence on oil.

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Eddie08/16/16101010Thanks Robert! Always appreciated.
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Recent Answers from Robert Tomlinson

2016-08-14 Material strength issues:

Hi Eddie,  I believe we have communicated before some time ago.  Regarding the selection of material for your project it will also depend on what environment and use the material is going to be subjected

2016-07-20 differences between vertical&horizental die:

There are several differences within the die head design and also the machine layout one of which is gravity you cannot control the flow of material using a vertical head.  How the machine is attached

2016-04-05 Which plastic do you think is ideal for bottling hot liquids?:

Dear Li,  What you propose to do is a little confusing after filling the bottle do you propose selling it while it is still hot or after it is cooled and then reheated.  What temperature is the hot filling

2016-04-03 Molding Sorbothane:

Mir,  Moulding is not the best option I would recommend that you thermoform the part or vacuum form the part (Cheapest option).  Cost wise if you chose the vacuum form option it will be the lowest cost

2015-11-20 Information Request:

Hi Jonathan,  I will help so long as it does not get in the way of other things.  My own view is that litter of any kind should be tackled at source ie the person who creates the pollution not the pollution


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