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What You Need To Know About Plastic Moulding

To be able to produce a finished product, the manufacturing industry has to go through a lot of complicated and lengthy processes. One of the things that actually shortens the time in which a product is finished is moulding. What Is Moulding? Moulding is a process of creating a rigid frame in which plastic is injected to create a final product. Usually, the moulds are made of metals such as iron and aluminium, but recently industries also use silicon moulding. Read More 

Common Injection Molding Defects that Newbie Molders Should Avoid

According to experts, the quality of an injection moulding process is critical to a company's success in the plastic industry. The reason is that a quality moulding process eliminates the possibility of product defects which would otherwise cost the business clients and sales. If you are new to injection moulding, maintaining high levels of expertise is one way you can prevent propagation of defects. However, it is only possible if you understand the most common faults, their causes, and how to avoid them. Read More 

Ship repairs that your vessel will need on a regular basis

With the large size and multiple components that a ship contains, it is important for it to undergo regular repairs in order to prevent unexpected damages while out at sea. Commercial ships also undergo a reasonable amount of wear and tear over time, and if quality maintenance is not carried out, more significant problems can be encountered by the vessel. There are certain parts of the ship that are more prone to experiencing issues. Read More 

What You Must Know to Weld Aluminium Properly in a Do-it-Yourself Project

Aluminium is a popular metal in many home projects. Its versatility allows you to use it for window fittings, door fittings, outdoor furniture and homemade balustrades, among many other projects. In so doing, one of the most important factors to think about is the method you will use to join different pieces of aluminium, where need be. Welding is certainly the oldest trick in the book, but you should be careful because aluminium is quite different from other metals like steel and iron. Read More 

5 Key Compressor Ratings You Must Understand When Finding a Compressor Hire

Air compressors come with different numbers and ratings which represent their capabilities. While some people see them as confusing, keeping track of what these ratings mean can help you when choosing acompressor hire. The following are the most important ratings which you should strive to understand because they affect the quality of work output of the compressor. Cubic Feet Per Minute This refers to the volume of air which is delivered to the air tool by the compressor. Read More 

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Peter's Processing and Manufacturing Blog

Hello, my name Peter and this is my processing and manufacturing blog. I live in Melbourne with my wife and our two kids. I have always been interested processing and manufacturing. Have you ever wandered around a supermarket or shopping centre and looked at all the goods on display? Many people never stop to think about how the goods go from being raw materials to sitting on the shelves of shops. I decided to find out. I spent 7 weeks at my uncles processing and manufacturing plant. It was the best time of my life. I decided to start this blog to pass on what I have learnt.

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What You Need To Know About Plastic Moulding
6 February 2019

To be able to produce a finished product, the manu

Common Injection Molding Defects that Newbie Molders Should Avoid
11 May 2018

According to experts, the quality of an injection

Ship repairs that your vessel will need on a regular basis
28 February 2018

With the large size and multiple components that a

What You Must Know to Weld Aluminium Properly in a Do-it-Yourself Project
31 August 2017

Aluminium is a popular metal in many home projects

5 Key Compressor Ratings You Must Understand When Finding a Compressor Hire
30 August 2017

Air compressors come with different numbers and ra