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CASE STUDY ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS CRACKING (ESC)

Are you using the correct adhesive? Did you know that you could be unintentionally weakening your plastic? Using a poor adhesive could lead to an issue called environmental stress cracking, sometimes referred to as the ‘Plastic Killer’ Environmental stress cracking (ESC) is defined as the premature embrittlement and subsequent formation of cracks in plastics as a result of both being under stress and in contact…
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Lab Technician

We are looking for the next addition to our Technical Department to coordinate and execute developmental, application and operational testing. Our innovative products are used all over the world within construction, transport and aerospace sectors. We have decades of experience and technical expertise within bonding, sealants and adhesives industries. The role… …
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Production Compounder

Forgeway are a manufacturing company with big ambitions! With decades of experience and unrivalled technical expertise, our family run business is committed to continuous development within the adhesives industry. Our innovative products are used all over the world in the construction, transport and aerospace sectors. We are looking for the next addition to join our…
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Health and Safety Manager vacancy

Forgeway are a manufacturing company with decades of experience and unrivalled technical expertise, our family run business is committed to continuous development within the adhesives industry. Our innovative products are used all over the world in the construction, transport and aerospace sectors. We are looking for a new addition to our forward thinking team in a key role in supporting the Directors and Managers on Health…
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Product Focus 003: Aerok 7205 1K Edge Filler does it all

Aerospace engineering is a dynamic industry. With regulations and standards changing regularly, it can be difficult to ensure aircraft compliance. Furthermore, engineers are continuously trying to make their aircraft as light as possible in order to reduce fuel consumption. …

Technical insight 003: Fire retardance

When developing a new product, fire protection is a fundamental consideration – there can never be any compromise on standards or product performance. Whilst the threat of fire is a constant across all sectors, each sector has its own rules and regulations. …

An innovative new Forgeway brand

2016 is going to be a big year for Forgeway, and it began with the complete redesign of our brand. Obsessed as we are with continuous development, we’ve created a new identity which not only celebrates the chemical ingenuity behind our growing range of products, but also provides…

Bonded body home delivery vehicles lighten the load

Clients ask us to help them improve the appearance, durability and productivity of their home delivery vehicles. Forgeway have met the challenge, supporting the manufacture of bonded truck bodies and delivering weight reduction, fuel savings, increased speed and, ultimately,…

Technical Insight 002: What are VOCs?

VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) are defined as “any organic compound whose boiling point is in the range from 50°C - 100°C to 240°C - 260°C, corresponding to having saturation vapour pressures at 25°C greater than 100kPa" (World Health Organisation, as…