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|Company Name:||Wyvern Mouldings Ltd
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||25T - 400T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||Up to 1890g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Automotive, Beverage, Electronics|
|Development Facilities:||Full design & prototyping facility, tooling & 3D prototyping as well as in-house tool maintenance.|
|Additional services offered:||Ultrasonic Welding, Foil Printing, Second Opp, Insert Moulding, Two Shot Moulding|
|Quality Accreditations:||ISO 9001:2015|
|Other useful information:||We also have our own unique range of specialist security products and identification tags, and a range of TPE Bump Stops used within the motor trade and many other applications. We manufacture mainly in the UK but also in Asia and Europe as required.|
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||20T - 165T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||30g - 294g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Our materials knowledge bank enables us to offer the best performing material for the product environment. Currently moulding PA6, PA66, PA11, PA12, PBT, POM, PC, ABS, PVC, PU, PP, PMMA, LDPE and HDPE.|
|Development Facilities:||3D printed tooling for fast delivery prototypes.|
|Additional services offered:||Clean room, Sterilisation, CNC Plastic Machining, Ultrasonic Welding, Heat Staking, Gluing, Assembly, Test & Pack, Packaging and Warehousing.|
|Quality Accreditations:||ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015|
|Other useful information:||Biplas to exhibit at TCT Show -NEC Birmingham 25th - 27th September 2018.|
|Company Name:||Webb Injection Moulders Ltd
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||55T-550T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||10-2365g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Webb Injection have experience in supplying a variety of market sectors. These include
• Metal Replacement
We also have a speciality in the production of rubber components.
|Development Facilities:||Our service runs from the initial design concept, through to creating CAD drawings, prototyping, material selection, development and finally the production of moulded parts or assemblies.
We also have vast experience in relation to tool design, which ensures we can add value when it comes to helping our Customers designing components. We can advise you to ensure that components can be moulded efficiently, providing the right quality, mechanical properties and commercial attributes.
|Additional services offered:||Our specialist activities include the following processes:
• Pad Printing
• Ultrasonic Welding
• Ultrasonic Post Mould Insert Assembly
• Kitting and configuration of Customers product
• Production of complementary rubber & thermoset components
• Development of custom packaging
• JIT shipping from stock, using our own vehicles
Our areas of expertise include:
• Re-shoring of production from outside the UK
• Advising on design and product development, e.g. metal replacement projects
• Management of either high volumes or low volume production batches
• Management of JIT systems
|Quality Accreditations:||We work for some of the world’s most demanding brands in terms of quality and performance. We therefore aim to ensure that our products meet or exceed the expectations of our customers. We operate a Quality Management System that we are proud to say has gained ISO 9001:2015 accreditation.|
|Other useful information:||
We work with a wide range of commodity and engineering thermoplastics, as well as speciality rubber and thermoset materials.
We deal with a wide range of industries, including the demanding Automotive Sector, so have developed specialist services such as bespoke packaging and a JIT delivery.
|Company Name:||AK Industries Ltd
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||35T to 550T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||30-1200g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||We are an established provider of technical injection moulded products to the medical, water management, electronics and defence sectors.
Our experience in injection moulding for medical, dental and life sciences stretches back more than 25 years - and we've continued to innovate ever since.
We are the market leaders when it comes to helping businesses replace metals and other materials with plastics across a range of demanding applications.
|Development Facilities:||Our in-house specialisms allow us to handle your entire New Product Introduction (NPI) process on time and within budget
From close collaboration during concept development to rapid prototyping to significantly cut the cost of your production, we have every part of your project covered. Our services include prototype and production tooling at our in-house tool room and machine shop, where we can advise on the best materials and methods to bring your product or component to market.
We can handle pre-production part validation through 'golden samples' and sophisticated sign-off procedures, and we take care of production - from optimisation and cost evaluation to batch approval, quality inspections, tool modifications and critical dimensional analysis. Whatever your new product, we're here to help.
Our new, purpose-built metrology department houses the latest technology, so we’re able to offer our customers metrology to the highest standard on every part we produce.
|Additional services offered:||TWO-SHOT MOULDING
Specialists in insert moulding, with plant including vertical & rotary table machines.
ASSEMBLY & TESTING
• General assembly
• Multi-component assembly
• Goods integration and assembly
• Six axis robotics and assembly
• Bowl feeding components for assembly
A diverse range of secondary operations including Tampo Printing, Inserting, Heat Inserting, Heat Staking, Ultrasonic Welding, Hermetic Sealing (and testing), Polishing and Drilling.
MEDICAL, DENTAL & LIFE SCIENCES
• Climate controlled ISO 7 Cleanroom
• 6-axis Automation
• In-line packaging
• Shot weight 0.05g –250g
• Ultrasonic welding
• Food grade
• Bioburden management
• Scalable Solution
• In-line 100% testing
• Clinical trial builds
• FDA Registered
|Quality Accreditations:||For almost a decade we've been certified to hold ISO 9001 certification
We are also an ISO 13485:2012 certified company. This is the industry standard for quality management systems for the medical devices industry and means we meet all appropriate ISO 9001 and FDA regulatory requirements that our customers and the regulators rightly demand.
|Other useful information:||
Some of the complex mouldings we can produce and specialities:
• Complex thread forms
• Complex shapes
• Distortion controlling in glass-filled materials
• Very tight tolerance work +/- 0.02mm
• Complex sealing faces and core features
• Processing polymers with various fillers for dimensional stability
• Small bore holes
• Thin wall
• Managing shrinkage and fibre orientation
• Process FMEA’s
|Company Name:||Protomould Plastics Ltd
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||50T - 320T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||up to 1000G|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Leisure, Technology, Aerospace, Automotive, Retail, Medical, Measurement Equipment, Lighting, Calibration, Oil & Gas.|
|Additional services offered:||In-House tool making
Design and Development team
Material selection advice
|Other useful information:|
|Company Name:||Simon Plastics
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||5T - 300T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||0.1 to 760g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Simon Plastics are experts in the design, development and manufacture of technically demanding thermoplastic mouldings and assemblies to "blue chip" customers in market sectors such as, fibre optic termination, biopharmaceuticals, medical, engineering, building products and leisure.|
|Development Facilities:||Skilled designers following ISO9001 documented design procedures, utilise 3D solid modelling, stress analysis and mould flow simulation to provide cost effective and aesthetically pleasing solutions.
Simon Plastics can provide full prototyping and pre-production services.
|Additional services offered:||TOOLING
High quality tool concepts and designs, to ensure high quality plastic parts production.
Tooling manufacture is placed with a range of sub-contractors chosen for their ability to supply the correct type and standard of tooling for any particular project.
All tool design is actively managed as part of the overall project management and ultimate responsibility for tooling design and performance remains with Simon Plastics for the life of the manufacturing project.
Tools are maintained utilising latest T.P.M. principles. Bespoke software links utilisation data with maintenance requirements and records to ensure maximum tool life and availability.
Dedicated assembly areas provide virtually unlimited services and facilities including ultrasonic welding, air assembly techniques, printing, CNC machining and packaging.
Where required special purpose machines and production lines are utilised along with Kan Ban systems to ensure customer satisfaction in the most cost effective way.
|Quality Accreditations:||As an ISO 9001:2008 registered company, you can rest assured that Simon's design and manufacturing processes are of the highest standard, conforming to all the required control mechanisms.
Large scale investment in the latest machinery including a co-ordinate measuring machine and a window test rig serve as further testimony of the company's commitment to quality and performance.
|Other useful information:||
Simon Plastics use only the latest microprocessor controlled equipment to ensure fault free and consistent production. Significant investment in robotics and power saving electric drive machines ensures highly efficient production performance.
Many customers use Simon Plastics to provide complete packaged assemblies produced at low cost with all parts manufactured, resourced, assembled and transported for the customer. The foundation of this service is a highly trained, technically competent workforce with the skills, abilities and experience to exceed customer expectations.
Lean manufacturing principles are integral to the business philosophy, a culture of continuous improvement ensures a cost effective high-quality service.
|Company Name:||Norham Plastics Ltd
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||40T - 1800T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||10 to 9000g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Thanks to our wide moulding capacity and the variety of moulded materials used, Norham Plastics Ltd can manufacture products for a multitude of applications.
We are able to produce very small moulded parts weighing a few grammes as well as larger items weighing several kilos.
Norham Plastics use a number of plastic materials in its injection moulding processes. Plastic has many advantages over traditional materials, such as durability, strength and low weight which helps to minimise cost.
The main plastic materials processed are Pom, Pc, Abs, PP, PA, LLDPE, PE, PMMS, PS plus FR & Fillers.
Norham Plastics manufacture the Camstopper and provide plastic injection moulding components for many industrial sectors. These include hand tools, sports and safety equipment, trailer parts, leisure and water products, cutlery, electrical and electronic components and medical packaging.
|Development Facilities:||Norham Plastics Ltd also offers an assistance with design and conception, thanks to its strong partnership with P1 Technology and other specialised engineering companies.|
|Additional services offered:||In addition to injection moulding, we can supply a variety of secondary operations to give our customers a complete moulding solution and service.
Secondary operations include:
• Post moulding assembly line
• Ultrasonic welding
• Pad printing
|Quality Accreditations:||Norham Plastics work to the latest ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Standard. We are also WRC approved.|
|Other useful information:||Norham Plastics Ltd was previously known as AM Technical Services Ltd, which had 20 years of injection moulding expertise, until being acquired by Norham France. The new parent company has given the company the financial backing to further develop quality and service.|
|Company Name:||Synergy Plastics Ltd
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||85T - 1300T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||Up to 7000g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Technical, Medical, Teletronic and Housewares are specialities. With a number of machines in the 1000t+ range, we are well placed to manage larger tooling and moulding work. We can handle mould tools weighing up to 16,000 Kgs. From Mould Trials to 24/7 production,to cater for all of your needs|
|Development Facilities:||We can aid customers in the design and manufacture of new products and prototype SLA or machined models can be produced.
• Source new tooling from UK, Chinese or European toolmakers
• Sample and develop tooling that may require modifications
• We operate an in-house Tool Room
• Full ISIR available and Dimensional reports if required
|Additional services offered:||• Full assembly offered with the experience of sourcing various components globally to offer the complete package
• Automatic labelling to support our full barcode and identification facility
• Ultrasonic welding facilities as well as CNC equipment to support after operations such as drilling, spot facing etc.
• Modern state of the art colour dosing equipment to ensure precision colouring
• Support of modern delivery methods such as Kanban, JIT and stock and serve operations
• Fleet of own delivery vehicles up to 45 foot trailer length
|Quality Accreditations:||Synergy plastics Ltd has conformed to BSI ISO 9001 since its foundation in 1997 and prides itself on achieving top supplier status with customers. We are currently in transition to the latest standard - BSI9001:2015
We also offer a part submission service for consumer approval
Social and Ethical- ETI base code compliant (SMETA)
Due to the demands of the retail sector the company introduced the SGS Social and ethical audit scheme in 2009 and is fully compliant with this programme.
With a varying market place, many of our components go to retailers all over the world. The Sedex programme is an easy way for any retailer to log into our site and evaluate our supply chain as well as our Audit status for various standards.
|Other useful information:||
From its 34,000 sq ft facility, Synergy operates a modern fleet of 15 injection moulding machines ranging press size 85 ton to 1300 T and a shot weight of up to 7kgs. The majority of machines also have robotic automation.
The company operates a 24/7 production schedule to maintain a rapid response and support to our customer base, all adhering to the BSI ISO 9001 standard.
Synergy is able to competitively offer the complete package of tooling, moulding, assembly and stock control methods to support lean manufacturing in the current demanding climate. Synergy specialise in small lot to mass production volumes in a wide range of materials.
A family owned business with over 50 years experience in the Plastics Sector, Synergy prides itself on its flexibility, response, quality and competitiveness. This has been the foundation of a successful business with great customer relationships in different sectors over many years.
|Company Name:||Coral Products (Mouldings) LTD
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||25T - 1100T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||10g to 5000g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||We supply a wide range of sectors including Automotive, Rail, Food (AA BRC Approved), Council and other specialist industries. Waste / Storage Containers, Food Packaging, Material Handling Containers and general rigid packaging. Also injection moulded interior and exterior car parts.|
|Development Facilities:||Our experienced team can help you to design and develop your new or existing product.|
|Additional services offered:||Clean Room for Food Container production (AA BRC Approval)
Hot Foil Printing. We also have blow moulding and extrusion facilities on-site.
|Quality Accreditations:||ISO 9001
AA BRC Food Approval
|Other useful information:||Haydock based company (Merseyside), we take great pride in being a customer driven organisation. We continuously strive for improvement and will only provide you with an exceptional quality product.|
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|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||15T - 200T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||1 to 594g in PS|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Personal Care
|Development Facilities:||3D Print
|Additional services offered:||Lining
Hot Foil Blocking
|Other useful information:||We have 32 injection moulding machines processing a number of commodity plastics such as PP and PE, as well as Engineering materials like Nylon 66, ABS, PETG/PCTA, TPE and others.|
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|Company Name:||MGS Technical Plastics Ltd
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||35T - 800T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||1 - 3500g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||MGS are proud to support a diverse range of industries worldwide, with an enviable background in the Automotive market along with proven capabilities in: Hygiene, Chemical, Oil & Gas, Electrical, Safety, Household & Leisure, and Energy & Technology Innovation. We welcome new opportunities in any market which align with our volume moulding capabilities.|
|Development Facilities:||3D Printing, Portable CMM Machine – the Faro Arm, PPAP, CAD.|
|Additional services offered:||MGS have a range of services both in-house and via our specialist partners which based on requirements can include; Design, Prototyping, Insert and Over Moulding, “Quality Gate” Inspection, Ultrasonic Welding, Insertion and Heat Staking, Painting, Chroming & Vac Metallization, Pad Printing, Product Assembly, Bespoke Packaging Services.|
|Quality Accreditations:||MGS are certified to:
• BS EN ISO 9001:2008
• ISO/TS 16949:2009
And pending certifications for:
• BS EN ISO 9001:2015
• IATF 16949:2016
|Other useful information:||MGS has its own dedicated Tool Room to provide engineering support for tool maintenance, modification and repair of our customers’ business critical equipment. Where additional specialist engineering skills are required, we have a range of preferred partners we work with to complement our managed service offering.|
|Company Name:||LVS Small Plastic Parts Ltd
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||22T – 800T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||0.1g - 4kg+|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Agriculture, Automotive, Electrical, Electronic, Leisure, White Goods, ABS, Acetal-Homopolymer& Copolymer, Nylon- Filled&Unfilled, Polycarbonate, Polyefins, TPE, TPU|
|Development Facilities:||CMM, ISIR, PPAP, SPC|
|Additional services offered:||Assembly, Printing, In-house Toolroom, Machining, Plating, Testing, Ultrasonic Welding, On - site metrology services with state of the art CNC CMM equipment, Vison System & Surface/Contour Profiling|
|Quality Accreditations:||BS EN ISO9001 - 2008|
|Other useful information:||Additional services through Business Partnerships including Chrome Plating of Plastic components, Printing|
|Company Name:||Tex Plastics
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||25T – 1300T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||27 - 6,100g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Aerospace - medical - white goods - electronic - consumer goods|
|Development Facilities:||CMM - PPAP - CAD Solidworks - Material selection assistance
As part of the total package solution Tex Plastics offers its customers various methods of rapid prototypes to enable the design development process to evolve.
SLS, SLA, Rapid Tooling, 3D Printing and machined parts.
|Additional services offered:||Class 8 Cleanroom - Whiteroom - secondary assembly - 7 colour tampo printing - ultrasonic welding - closed cell gasket foam application|
|Quality Accreditations:||ISO9001 accreditation at both sites|
|Other useful information:|
|Company Name:||Protool Plastics Group (Fareham & Manchester)
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||22T – 400T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||0.5 - 1,600g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Safety Critical, Technical, Medical, Lighting, Automotive, Breathing Apparatus,Packaging, General|
|Development Facilities:||CMM, ISIR, PPAP,Process FMEA, 8D Problem Solving, 5S Audits, Component Specification Sheets, Sample Control Plan, Process Studies.|
|Additional services offered:||White room assembly, Assembly, Printing, Inserting, Toolmaking in group, both UK and China.|
|Quality Accreditations:||ISO 9001 -2008|
|Other useful information:||
• ISO9001 – 2008
• Working to ISO14001
• Monthly KPI monitoring
• PPM Reject
• Mean Capability
• Customer Concerns
• Cost of Poor Quality
• Internal Audits
• Continuous monitoring of overhead structure ensuring business is highly competitive.
• The Sales, Technical & Process teams ensure tooling and moulding processes deliver maximum productivity.
• Flexible approach to pricing allows us to meet aggressive targets. Average saving on transfer business 15%.
• Financial stability allows us to negotiate polymer pricing. Delivery
• JIT Production ensures your order arrives on the date required, EVERYTIME!
• Monitored and reported monthly KPI with target ZERO parts per million. Target achieved for 60 continuous months.
• Northern & Southern based manufacturing sites delivering to you when you need it.
• Returnable packing and green packaging solutions.
• Negotiated transport rates for national and international coverage.
• Tight operational control with monthly KPI monitoring.
• Process Scrap
• Start Up Scrap Target
• Total Scrap Value
• Planned / Actual Machine Hours
• 5S Audits
• Staff Absence Target
• Staff Training
|Company Name:||Counterplas Ltd
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||85T – 1600T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||5 - 12,000g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Counterplas is a leading technical injection moulder operating within the UK, and has over many years built a reputation for innovation and excellence. Whether your product exists, or it is at the concept stage, we have the manufacturing and design expertise to satisfy your requirements. We have 17 modern, energy efficient Machines: that range from 85 T to 1600 T operating in a number of market sectors including Automotive, Rail, Packaging, Lighting, Rehabilitation, White Goods, Street Furiture and Traffic Infrastructure.|
|Development Facilities:||Complete project management from initial concept development, prototyping, material selection, tool procurement, global supply chain management, ISIR, PPAP and SPC.|
|Additional services offered:||Aluminium vacuum deposition
Ultrasonic and hotplate welding
Screen and pad printing
Full electrical testing
Full and sub assembly
In Group Laser Profiling and sheet metal fabrication
|Quality Accreditations:||BS EN ISO9001:2015
BS EN ISO14001:2015
|Other useful information:||Counterplas also offer specialised injection moulding techniques. These include Gas Injection and twin-shot moulding.|
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||35T – 2700T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||1 - 30,000g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Packaging, Building Products, Business Machines. Environmental Waste Management|
|Development Facilities:|| Product Design & Design for Manufacture Services
Tool Design & Manufacture
Finite Element Analysis
|Additional services offered:||In Mould Labeling, Digital Printing,
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Assembly in Europe and Asia
|Quality Accreditations:||ISO 9001, FDA, ISO 14001|
|Other useful information:||
With a turnover of more than €150 million, OnePlastics Group is advancing on
three continents. Investing continually in all areas of our businesses, our 450
employees service global brands including EMC, Nestle, Akzo Nobel, Biffa,
Wavin and Veolia. We are proud of our investment in people; we bring talent
€45M invested in the last 5 years
250k square feet
7 locations across 3 continents
|Company Name:||TCB Arrow Ltd
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||15T – 650T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||0.5 - 3,600g|
|Specialist Market sectors or Materials:||Sectors – Medical, Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Industrial
Materials – ABS, LSR, PC, LCP, PEEK, PVC, POM, HIPS, PA
|Development Facilities:||FEMA, IQ OQ and PQ, ISIR, DMF, CPK, SPC, PPAP|
|Additional services offered:||Assembly, Mould Tool Making, Pad Printing, Hot Foiling, Tapping, Overmoulding, Ultrasonic Welding, Full Part Validation|
|Quality Accreditations:||ISO9001, GMP|
|Other useful information:||Development & prototyping, Liquid Silicone Injection, 3D Concept Design|
|Company Name:||Forteq UK Ltd
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||35T – 420T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||1 - 2,500g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||We supply highly technical mouldings to the Automotive, Consumer, Electronic, Medical and Smart Metering sectors. We regularly use advanced technical polymers such as PPS, PET, PA66 GF, PBT, TPE, PC, PC/ABS, PP and POM.|
|Development Facilities:||Our facilities include CAD NX programme, CMM, Moldflow, Project Management, KissSoft & Cetol. We specialise in Metal Replacement projects. Forteq prefer to have involvement at early stages of projects and take part in APQP. We supply PPAP documentatio|
|Additional services offered:||Advanced Automation Cells with 6 axis robots, Hygienic Laminar Flow Chamber, Full In-house Toolroom, Insert Moulding, Pressure/Leak Testing, Prototyping,Sub and Full-Assembly, Twin-Shot 2K Moulding, Ultrasonic Welding.|
|Quality Accreditations:||TS 16949, ISO-9001 and ISO-14001.|
|Other useful information:||Forteq UK are a Swiss-owned global manufacturer of high-volume technical injection moulded plastic components and assemblies. At our modern facility in Huddersfield, we have over 75 years experience within the injection moulding industry, often using advanced technical polymers. Our 84 employees operate 24/7, utilising highly automated efficient manufacturing cells. Forteq Group have their own dedicated “ state of the art” toolmaking facility in Suzhou, with competance to make the most complex Automotive and Medical injection mould tools. Our customers are truly global and well-known brands across many industry sectors. Forteq UK export to several European countries, North America, South America and China.|
|Company Name:||Certwood Limited
|Machine tonnage range (tonnes):||50T – 900T|
|Range of shot weights (g):||96 - 4,000g|
|Specialist Markets/Sectors||Automotive, Education, General Industrial Gas Injection, In Mould Labeling, Insert Loading|
|Development Facilities:||PPAP, Gloss and Colour Checking facilities|
|Additional services offered:||General Assembly, Ultrasonic Welding, Tool Sourcing & Management|
|Quality Accreditations:||ISO9001, TS16949 (in process, planned end 2014)|
|Other useful information:||
20 Machines: in total all of which are fitted with either 3 or 6 axis robots.
4 Machines: fitted with fully licensed Gas Injection equipment (600t to 900t).
Tooling sourced and managed on behalf of customers.
In Mould Labeling availableon 2 Machines:.
5 day/24 hour operation.
Product and Process development support given from conception through to Mass Production.
Injection moulding (molding in the USA) is a manufacturing process for producing parts by injecting material into a mould. Plastic material for the part is fed into a heated barrel, mixed, and forced into a mould cavity, where it cools and hardens to the configuration of the cavity. After a product is designed, usually by an industrial designer moulds are made by a mouldmaker (or toolmaker) from metal, usually either steel or aluminium, and machined to form the features of the desired part. The process is widely used for manufacturing a variety of parts, from the smallest components to entire car body panels. Parts to be injection moulded must be very carefully designed to facilitate the production process; the material used for the part, the desired shape and features of the part, the material of the mould, and the properties of the machine must all be considered. The versatility of this manufacturing process is facilitated by this breadth of design considerations and possibilities.