Our expertise is unrivalled – and we have a history we are proud of.Established in 1913, we famously were the first UK company to compression mould Bakelite plastics. We still boast an impressive reputation to this day, working with clients from around the UK, Europe and the Far East. In September 2023 we were named… Continue reading Why choose Fairgrieve Compression Moulding?
Yes, our 110-year expertise is the reason many people turn to us for advice and product development. Businesses from a wide range of industries can come to us and we can work with them to design and mould a product which meets their needs. We can everything from designing the tools and making them to… Continue reading Do we help with the development of products and components?
Yes, in fact it is often an unrivalled material when it comes to manufacturing products which need to meet the demanding standards of performance required in specific situations. At Fairgrieve Compression Moulding we make many specialist products with plastic the chosen material either by our clients, or our own team, because of its many qualities. Plastics… Continue reading Does plastic remain a suitable material for compression moulding?
Compression molding is used in a wide range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, electrical, marine and offshore, mining and hazardous work. It is suitable for manufacturing a wide range of products, from automotive components to electrical insulation materials.
Compression molding can be a fast and efficient process, especially for large-scale production. Once the mold is set up, the cycle times can be relatively short, allowing for higher production rates and increased productivity. The combination of heat and pressure in compression molding helps improve the material properties of the finished product. It promotes uniformity… Continue reading Why should I choose compression moulding to manufacture my product?
Compression moulding is a highly efficient and cost-effective process that produces components of high-quality. It involves using heat and pressure to shape materials into a desired form, offering several advantages over other moulding techniques, including lower tooling costs, shorter cycle times, and excellent material properties. It is a process our experienced team at Fairgrieve Compression… Continue reading What is compression moulding?