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Month: August 2015

Can you achieve S.M.E.D. on a budget?

The concept of Single Minute Exchange of Die has been around for a while, but for those of us working with a limited budget or a variety of materials (with different processing temperatures), anything under an hour would be nice!  There are however some relatively inexpensive changes you can make, without having to result to budget-busting auto-tool change systems and magnetic platens….

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Has our Building Site now become a City?

The aim was to create a major resource for the plastics sector, one place to find everything you needed.  From time to time, we need to review how we are doing, so for the purposes of this Blog, I have looked at things from the perspective of a new start company looking to develop an idea for a new `widget’ that just happens to be most easily manufactured in plastic.

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