We would like to take a minute to thank the key employees that kept working to help us complete this important tool – Richard Berry, George Fielder, Cameron Squire, Sam Johnson, Harry Taffs and Nick Holland, this would not have been possible without your help!
Also, a big thank you to Paul Joselin for coming in after furlough to commission the tool!
The tool consists of 384 cavities overmoulded into a frame to produce a PCR plate for use in Lab testing for the Coronavirus.
There were many challenges along the way, however, these were overcome using Mouldflow analysis by Synventive Moulding Solutions and 6 feed hot runner system feeding 384 balanced gates from a cold feed plate.
We would also like to thank our suppliers who helped make this happen:
Wallwork Heat Treatment
Richard Miles Tooling Limited