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Exploring the plastic injection moulding process

Posted by PPD, on May 14, 2024.

Plastic injection moulding

Plastic injection moulding – Just five minutes – that’s all it takes to mould the next step in partnership with Plastic Parts Direct Plastic injection moulding has transformed the way a wide range of plastic products are produced. From everyday household items, to complex automotive or aerospace components, with plastic injection moulding technology the possibilities […]

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Exploring Frame Corner Protectors: their uses and benefits

Posted by PPD, on April 9, 2024.

Frame Corner Protectors

Frame Corner Protectors – Plastic Parts Direct offers a wide range of Plastic Glazing Accessories In the world of manufacturing, making sure that the quality and integrity of the products being manufactured is kept to industry standard is highly important. This is true for the entire manufacturing sector, but today we will be focusing on […]

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A guide to the different types of window glazing and how plastic glazing accessories can help

Posted by PPD, on March 14, 2024.

Plastic glazing accessories

Plastic glazing accessories – the perfect tools for window fabricators, fitters, and glazers. When it comes to choosing the type of glazing for your home or new build, there is a lot more to think about than just aesthetics. While windows play an important role in the aesthetics and overall look, feel, and comfort of […]

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Automotive component tool trial with 4 x hydraulic core operation

Posted by PPD, on March 6, 2024.

Plastic Parts Direct have been tasked with producing a complex automotive moulding using 4 hydraulic core pulling devices to produce internal features on a part not feasible by straight forward ‘open and shut’ tooling. The tool is being trialled on a Krauss Maffei 160 tonne CX machine to exacting standards with 4 cores being operated […]

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Plastic Parts Direct accelerates success through racing sponsorship

Posted by PPD, on February 15, 2024.

Krämer Motorcycles UK & Ireland is the proud owner of the very first Krämer factory race team to enter the competitive UK racing world. The team will be competing in the highly competitive 2024 BSB British GP2 Championship, and we are pleased to announce that Plastic Parts Direct is now an official sponsor. Eddie Roberts, […]

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Krauss Maffei KM160 Delivered

Posted by PPD, on November 21, 2023.

Further business growth has been followed by further investment in new, energy efficient machinery. Many thanks to Krauss Maffei for their support and service in the supply and kitting out of one of their class leading injection moulding machines.

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Boy 60E servo pump machine delivered early!

Posted by PPD, on October 20, 2022.

Plastic Parts Direct new machinery investment continues, adding more capacity to it’s mouldshop with the purchase and delivery of a new Boy 60E Alpha 4 control machine. We would like to thank the people at Boy UK Ltd again(!) for providing a faultless service in supplying this new machine early and with no hiccups! Upgrading machinery to new super […]

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2 New Boy 35E Alpha 4 machines added to our production facility

Posted by PPD, on November 24, 2021.

Plastic Parts Direct new machinery investment adds more capacity to it’s mouldshop with the purchase and delivery of two new Boy 35E Alpha 4 control machines. We would like to thank the people at Boy UK Ltd for providing a faultless service in supplying these new machines on time and with no hiccups! The extra […]

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Triple Glazing Packers

Posted by PPD, on October 22, 2020. Tags: , ,

Continuing our constant investment into new products, we are pleased to announce that we now have 50mm wide flat packers for triple glazing available to partner our 44mm wide flat packer range. Please do get in touch if this is a product which may interest you or if you need more information, we’ll be happy […]

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3D Printed Tooling and Rapid Aluminium Tooling

Posted by PPD, on November 11, 2019.

  Here at Plastic Parts Direct we never stand still. We now have an exciting new offering being launched shortly that will open up a whole new world of opportunities for both us and our customers. So many of our prospective clients only want or need a small batch of mouldings but they have to […]

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