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Runfold Plastics 3D Printing Demo

Runfold Plastics now has the capability to print 3D patterns in house.
Patterns are used in the process of making tools from sand casting.
The patterns are printed in PLA, a biodegradable thermoplastic aliphatic polyester.
Producing patterns in house reduces the lead-time required to manufacture tools for custom projects.

Paul Stevenson joins Runfold Plastics

We are pleased to announce that Paul Stevenson has joined Runfold Plastics as Commercial Director. With a background in the plastics industry and medical sector Paul has extensive technical knowledge and project experience. To contact us with your enquiry and project requirements please phone +44 (0)1428 752230 or email sales@runfoldplastics.co.uk Connect with Paul on LinkedIn  

Hydrophilic Coated Catheters for Bowel Irrigation

When using medical devices such as catheters, the insertion and removal can be affected by the frictional forces occurring at the device-body interface.  This friction can increase the risk of inflammation, tissue damage and discomfort for the patient. Procedure times can also be prolonged. Runfold Plastics, supported by our raw material supplier is committed to

Runfold Plastics Celebrating 40 Years

Runfold Plastics is celebrating 40 years. Founded in 1976 by the late Mr Maurice Dance, the company was based in Runfold, a small Surrey village.  Runfold Plastics is now located in Liphook, Hampshire. We have continued with our manufacturing process of dip moulding whilst offering new techniques and processes for finding solutions. The anniversary is an opportunity to thank

Dowel Bar Sleeves

Dowel bar sleeves are used to provide a debonded dowelled joint in reinforced concrete construction. The plastic sleeves around dowel bars in expansion joints minimises the frictional resistance between the bar and the surrounding concrete. Runfold Plastics manufactures dowel bar sleeves in flexible PVC.