April 30, 2012

New ARBURG 420C 1000 290 Golden Edition for First Polymer Training Skillnet

We are delighted to announce Arburg UK have replaced the ARBURG ALLROUNDER 320C 500 170 50 tonne machine that was sited at First Polymer Training Skillnet in Athlone with a new ARBURG ALLROUNDER 420C 1000 290 100 tonne golden Edition machine. The 50 tonne machine has been sold by Arburg UK to an Irish company. The switch over will take place in early May. This machine is equipped with the latest SELOGICA Direct touch screen control.

The relationship between FPT and Arburg stretches back many years and this is continuing by siting another machine in our facility with a number of  objectives. These include the machine being used in wide range of our training courses, these courses are listed below for your reference.

Injection Moulding Module 1

Injection Moulding Module 2

Injection Moulding Module 3

Injection Moulding Module 4

Design of Experiments

Smed- Fast Changeovers

Plastics Materials, Processing and Testing

Maintenance Electrical

Arburg have been working with Irish based moulders extensively for over thirty five years and in that time have built up a large and diverse customer base in many different sectors of the market with diverse applications including multi-component, LSR, electronics, packaging, contact lenses and medical markets.
With regards to this last category, ARBURG have supplied  a large number of machines for clean room applications in some cases with customer specific automation.

Colin Tirel Managing Director of ARBURG Ltd commented “We are pleased to continue the close working relationship with the team at First Polymer Training and play our part in supporting the Irish plastics industry”.





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