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Month: July 2018

The Early Days of Plastic – How it Changed the World

There has been no material more revolutionary than modern plastic. Used in almost every single industry in a vast range of ways thanks to its versatility, high durability and ability to be moulded into whatever shape necessary, no material has changed (and in many ways, shaped) the world like plastic has.

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Grey Scale Testing

Colour fastness is a material’s resistance to colour fading when exposed to the environment. In order to ensure the quality of a material, you have to test the material against real-life conditions in which it is likely to face during its expected service life.

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6 Common Oil Management Mistakes

Triple R details the 6 mistakes most owners of hydraulic machinery make (and how you can avoid them).

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‘HOT’ Tips For Dealing With HOT Weather

As the UK’s longest heatwave in five years continues, Refcool Refrigeration present their top tips for dealing with the hot weather in plastics manufacturing.

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AKI – High Definition Printing on High Surface Finish components

AKI are often requested to repeatedly and precisely decorate highly cosmetic Covers for Shower Units and other chrome plated components.

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