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What Sort of Products Can Be Made With Rotomoulding?

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It’s a question our experts often get here at Excelsior. Once our customers understand how rotomoulding and injection moulding works, and the various differences between them, obviously the next concern is always going to be – is it the most suitable process for the product you have in mind? Hopefully some of our previous posts […]

How Would You Manufacture A Plastic Product?

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If you’re new to the world of plastic manufacturing, it stands to reason that there will be a few major questions you’ll want the answers to right out of the gate. And amongst the foremost of those will probably be – how would you manufacture a plastic product? Well, there are a few key processes […]

What Alternatives Are There To Injection Moulding?

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Injection moulding is far from the only option you’ve got when it comes to plastic manufacturing, although it can sometimes get a lot more of the limelight compared to other processes like rotomoulding or blow moulding. Obviously, before you commit to any plastic manufacturing process it’s always best to know all the facts first, and […]

Why Do We Use Polyethylene For Plastics Manufacturing?

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You may already be familiar with the major types of raw material we use for our plastics manufacturing processes, especially if you’re already an existing customer. Featuring heavily amongst them is polyethylene, which we use in various forms for our roto-moulding projects for customers. In this week’s blog, we’ll be dive into a few details […]

Fantastic News For The UK’s Plastic Manufacturing Industry

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It’s fair to say that the successful outcome of the Brexit referendum in 2016 came as a big surprise to lots of people here in Britain, and for a while this shock was reflected in the financial markets. Now though, the British economy is showing clear signs of stability. In fact, according to the Office […]

Grit Bins Help You To Stay Safe In Winter

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There’s all sorts of things to like about winter: mulled wine, Christmas, snow-bound scenery. But what people don’t love is the icy roads and surfaces that winter so often brings – especially since it can prove such a hazard in the workplace. Luckily, here at Excelsior, we use our rotomoulding process to create plastic grit […]

The Safest Way To De-Ice Your Premises

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With the winter weather having properly set in, it’s the perfect time to invest in plastic grit bins, as well as salt and plastic shovels (which we create using our rotational moulding process). Obviously, actually clearing away snow and ice needs to be done with the utmost care to save yourself an injury, so we […]

Three Vital Considerations For Your Plastic Product

Here at Excelsior, we take great pride in our ability to create bespoke plastic products for our customers using our roto-moulding process, often working to specific plastic manufacturing briefs to create products that suit our customers’ needs exactly. If you’re thinking about how to bring your own plastic product idea to life, this week on […]

What Makes Food Grade Plastic Different?

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In day-to-day life, most of us aren’t that discerning about the different types of plastic in our lives, much the same as we’re not that discerning about the different types of metal or wood. But, just like these other materials, there’s a whole lot of variation between the different types of plastic, which means the […]

What Is The Plastics Industry Doing About Waste?

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Plastic is a diverse, versatile and famously durable material – all of which makes it fantastically useful for manufacturing, but it’s this same durability which can cause it to be a problem for the environment if disposed of improperly. Like many in the plastics industry, here at Excelsior we’re often asked what we’re doing about […]