The manufacturing facilities of Lasslett Rubber and Plastics are divided into following areas:
- Compression and Transfer Moulding (Rubber)
- Injection Moulding (Rubber)
- Injection Moulding (Plastic)
Compression and Transfer Moulding (Rubber)
7 up stroking electrically heated platen double daylight presses, ranging from 24 inch square platen, 100 ton clamp pressure machines to 12 inch square platen, 30 ton pressure machines. Each press is electrically heated and temperature controlled to + or –10C. Back up hydraulic power packs provides for high reliability.
Injection Moulding (Plastic)
Thermoplastic rubber (TPR) and engineering plastic mouldings are produced on Nissin or Hitien injection moulders from materials ranging in hardness from 30 Shore A TPRs to Shore D engineering plastics.
Lasslett Rubber and Plastics has moved with a number of major automotive companies to expand the use of this lightweight material in automotive moulding. Advantages in using TPR include nil waste, product weight reduction and 100% reclaimability even at end of product life.
Lasslett Rubber and Plastics achieved the internationally recognized quality accreditation TS16949 in April 2006 & ISO14001 environmental accreditation in February 2002. Lasslett Rubber and Plastics is also a Ford Q1 supplier. Lasslett Rubber and Plastics has an on-going commitment to continuous improvement in all facets of quality and productivity.
In addition to thermoplastic rubber these injection moulders also mould in plastics such as ABS, Styrene’s, Polythene’s, Nylons etc.
Lasslett Rubber and Plastics also has facilities for rubber to metal bonding and maintains a proprietary range of electrical and blind grommets, buffers and bumpers.