Making bespoke production tools for a fast-moving global plastics manufacturing sector, Mastip Technology Limited have used Abel® to master a discombobulating array of production and planning requirements. Speed and adaptability are bywords for every business’ success. But few perhaps have had to show quite as much of both as Mastip. As, in recent years, success in supplying hot runners to a global plastics manufacturing sector has meant moving with an industry whose timescales are forever being compressed. Traditional “cold” runners pour plastic and leave it to set.
But hot runners, consisting of a heated steel manifold holding several nozzles, fire plastic heated to 300 degrees directly into the cavities of a mould, reducing wastage and saving valuable production time. Hot runners are now used to make everything from electric light switches to car bumpers, but their technology is complex, and many customers increasingly want them designed and delivered fast. Discover more..