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Automatic Plastics at Medtec Ireland 2014

We will be attending Medtec Ireland 2014 and look forward to welcoming you to our stand 303. We would be delighted to chat through any injection moulding requirements you may have and offer insights into the industry. See you at …
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Beginners Guide to Injection Moulding

Beginners guide to injection moulding – easy to read guide to design and production of injection moulding at Automatic Plastics Limited. Insight into medical device manufacture and packaging.
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Experienced Injection Moulders and Plastic Manufacturers

When it comes to supplying precision moulded plastic products few companies have as much experience as Automatic Plastics.
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A Journey to Excellence as a BRC Supplier

There area many global standards for excellence in production quality but no other carries the same level of authority and regard as the British Retail Consortium
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Two-Shot Injection Moulding Process

This process is where 2 materials are ‘over moulded’ in one moulding cycle and this process requires specialized injection moulding machines.
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Injection Moulded Thermoplastics in the Automotive Industry

Weight saving is a big concern for the automotive industry. In the year 2020 the level of CO2 emissions from the European automobile industry must come in line with strict new regulations.

The Cycles of the Injection Moulding Process

Injection moulding involves a high pressure injection of a polymer into a mould where it is shaped. The individual parts of this process are very short.

Automatic Plastics Ltd acquires two new Fanuc Injection Moulding Machines

Recently APL acquired two new Fanuc Roboshot injection moulding machines – one machine is 250T and the other is 180T.
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Automatic Plastics Celebrates 40 Years of Injection Moulding Services

APL Celebrates 40 Years in Business

In August 1972, when Al Lawless Snr went out on his own and started an injection moulding service,
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