Q: My existing supplier
of injection mouldings has become too expensive or can no longer supply
me. Can you use my existing tooling to supply my components.
A: Yes. We have adapted many ‘inherited’ tools over the
years. There is not usually any charge made for the adaptation.
Q: I may need some assistance with my design. Would
this be charged for?
A: Generally advice is free. We would prefer to assist
in the early stages of design to ensure that your product comes to fruition
as smoothly as possible.
Q: How do I specify the best mould tool configuration
for my mouldings?
A: You tell us how many mouldings you estimate that you
will need per month/annum and we will advise you on the most economical
layout/materials for your tooling.
Q: How do I get competitive quotations for tooling?
A: We do this for you. We use several established toolmakers
from which we are able to obtain the best prices to suit your requirements.
Q: Can you advise me on the most suitable materials
for my components?
A: We process a wide variety of materials ranging from
the lower priced commodity polymers such as polyolefins through to engineering
polymers including polyamides, acetal, polycarbonate and glass reinforced
Q: I want a particular colour for my mouldings. Can
you colour match to a sample?
A: We have a large selection of standard colours to choose
from. If your required colour is not available we can arrange to have
a colour created to suit your requirements.
Q: What sort of finish can I have on my mouldings?
A: ‘As moulded’ finishes are generally – Textured, Matt
Q: Can I have my Logo or other text printed on my mouldings?
A: Yes we are able to pad print your product if required.
Q: Can I have metal inserts fitted into my components?
A: Yes. We frequently supply mouldings with inserts fitted.
Q: Can I have a model made before ordering tooling?
A: Yes. Models can be made from CAD files using stereolithography.