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New Dip Moulding Machine

Due to continued increase in production, at Runfold Plastics we have decided to design and build a new state of the art dip moulding machine. For some 8 months we have been designing & building up components and now ‘Machine X’ is starting to take shape. It was originally called ‘Machine X’ as it was

Audit Success

We’ve succeeded again! Fully compliant as we have passed another year of audits without fault. This reaffirms our commitment to quality as we pass our ISO accreditations. ISO 9001 Quality & ISO 13485 Medical Devices Please contact us directly if you have any requirements. sales@runfoldplastics.co.uk

Safe and Efficient Handling of Full Steel Drums

To improve the safety and efficiency of handling full steel drums at Runfold Plastics we now have a hydraulic barrel grab unit which is mounted on a forklift. This device not only saves time in moving barrels around our busy factory, but it also provides a far safer way to move full drums of plastisol

Drum Press for Recycling Steel Drums

We have now installed the new Drum press at the production facility. During the Covid months our suppliers were unable to continue with the collection of steel drums – in fact no one seemed to want to collect them. We have sold some but still have to recycle these in some way. The most efficient

Sponsoring event to raise money for Sarcoma UK

Runfold Plastics has recently been sponsoring an event to raise money for Sarcoma UK. If you have lost a relative or friend to Sarcoma, you will know the effects of this little-known cancer. Sarcoma is often referred to as the lonely cancer. The disease is debilitating as it progresses but is one which is not

3D Printing of Prototype Custom Dip Moulding Tools

Custom Dip Moulding is Runfold Plastics’ USP. To assist us in this we continue to produce prototype tools using our 3D printer.   Following our design specialist’s knowledge of tools, we design our customers’ tools for manufacture generally in Aluminium – for its weight. To get to this stage normally we have our 3D printer

Telecommunication Retrofit Bus Bar Insulation Cover

Background Runfold Plastics were called upon to provide a more permanent solution to what was considered a health and safety issue due to previous uses of standard insulation tape. Application Bus car insulation cover for use in telecommunication cabinets. Solution Dip moulded solution to cover contact on bus bar with tie back method using pre-supplied

Bus Bar Transformer Connection Application

Background Insulation requirement for bus bar transformer application. Required competitive solution to customer’s specification and had to be a complete assembly kit, as shown in the exploded diagrams below. Product had to pass type approval. Application Single shroud and double shroud connection for easy contact on to bus bar. Solution Soft materials for health and

Complicated Bus Bar Cover Application

Runfold Plastics unique dip moulding process avoids the long manual labour for insulating these type of complicated bus bar assemblies. We supply the copper bus-bar coated ready for assembly to the electrical drive chain of the folk truck system.