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How Green is my Product? Design for Recycling

Published 26th July 2021

  TAKING RESPONSIBILITY: TO USE OR REUSE EU Directive 2019/04 prohibiting single-use plastics is set to revolutionise the plastics packaging industry by 2025. The world’s main FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) makers have already signed a key document drawn up by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the international non-profit association advocating the establishment of a circular […]

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Rapid-prototype tooling

Published 26th July 2021

As a rubber injection moulder, our lead times, capability and quality are only as good as our supply chain. Langstone Engineering have allowed us to quote quickly, rapid-prototype (RP), win the production order and then mass- manufacture rubber components for many Tier 1 OEMs. In many cases, we have won the RP work through Langstone […]

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A350-900 Spoiler Sealing Solution

Published 22nd July 2021

Langstone works with a number of divisions within Trelleborg who have operations throughout the UK, continental Europe, China and America.

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Components for Americas Cup AC75 Class boat

Published 21st July 2021

Background/ Overview From industry links with motorsport, Langstone were invited by a local company to manufacture initially small parts for Ben Ainslie Racing in 2016. This has subsequently developed into the production of more complex items including foils, wings and rudders for the current class of boat in the 36th Americas Cup. The AC75 Class […]

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Manage Your Tooling The Easy Way

Published 20th July 2021

Any subcontract engineering company needs to keep close control over their tooling, ensuring the right tools are always available in order to complete jobs on time and ultimately keep their machines running and customers satisfied. PSL Datatrack production control software incorporates two modules for definition and management of tooling; Tool Definitions and Bill Of Tools (BOT). Tool Definitions defines […]

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Actran Diffuse Sound Field (DSF) demo

Published 5th July 2021

Actran, from MSC Software, is an acoustics simulation software, originally designed for predicting noise within, and around vehicles, such as cars and aircraft.   One interesting capability, developed with a Space industry client, is the ability to simulate the effects of a diffuse sound field – such as what is experienced by the payload during a rocket […]

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Design – from concept to component

Published 29th June 2021

The start of the design process can vary greatly, some product designs will be received taking into consideration all aspects of the moulding and mould design process, but this is not always the case. This is where our experience can help guide a project from concept to a production ready product through proven processes. DFM […]

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Best Of British Production Control Software

Published 21st June 2021

Do British subcontract precision engineering businesses need software designed and supported in Britain? One important factor to consider is that production style and manner varies between countries. Legislative and commercial factors must be considered to ensure that the business-critical system in place is able to react and respond to constantly evolving industry requirements. A system […]

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Investing today, ready for tomorrow – BEC Group Share Their Story

Published 17th June 2021

Cue drum roll and a BEC welcome for the BOY 55 tonne and 25 tonne vertical moulding machines, once again upping our range and the options available for customers.

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Features Of PSL Datatrack Production Control Software – Assemblies And BOM

Published 18th May 2021

Assemblies and Bill Of Materials (BOM) are additional modules that can be added to any PSL Datatrack production control software system

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