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Are you making any New Year Resolutions?

New Years Resolution

Counterplas can’t help you eat more healthily, drink less or exercise more…

But Counterplas can definitely…

  • Help you replace a metal part with a plastic part
  • Help you design & develop a new product
  • Help you with plastic injection moulding and product assembly
  • Make your life easier in 2017!

Here’s something we are getting more enquiries about and have helped companies with…

Plastic vs Metal – is cost the only consideration?

There will always be an argument for using metal over plastic, which has often been seen by both the engineering fraternity and the general public as a ‘poor cousin’. However, the field of Plastic Component Design and Production has been evolving in recent years, and should now be viewed as a technical solution that in some cases can out-perform machined or cast metal…

To read the full article click here…

Counterplas wish you a Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year in 2017!


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Location, Location, Location……Plus Other Considerations

September 14th, 2017

Location, Location, Location……Plus Other Considerations

There are many reasons why a company wants to move an existing tool, market trends being one of them. Around 2009 large quantities of tools were being moved to Asia to take advantage of cost reduction opportunities due to low labour costs.

Designing for Manufacture, Part 3 – Part Design

June 30th, 2017

Designing for Manufacture, Part 3 – Part Design

So you want to get a part made? – Costly processing mistakes can be made without a good design. By keeping to some simple rules of part design, not only will your part be easier to manufacture and assemble, but should withstand the test of time.

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