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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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Compounding Production Operative – Come bond with us!

We are looking for a new addition to join our forward-thinking team in compounding to produce our high-quality products. To work as an effective team member and produce formulas as instructed, maintaining accuracy when under pressure, following all SOP’s and working in a safe and careful manner to ensure the safety of yourself and others. The role would suit someone who has previously worked in a busy manufacturing environment…
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Materials Batch Controller – Come bond with us!

We are looking for a new addition to join our forward-thinking team in compounding to produce our high-quality products. To work as an effective team member, take ownership and responsibility for all weigh scale operation, ingredient inclusion and batch paperwork. The role would suit someone who has previously worked in a high pressure, busy manufacturing environment and is willing to get stuck in! …
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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…