Keeping your granulator blades in check

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Your granulator blades are the most hard working and hard wearing part on your granulator machine. If used incorrectly, or not taken proper care of, the granulator blades can dull incredibly quickly. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we get about granulators and granulator blades.  Keeping your granulator blades sharp Why is it such a big issue to have dull granulator blades?  Having dull blades can lead to a nosier and less productive work environment. The thro...
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We have a new member of the team!

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Everyone here at GMD are pleased to welcome Mark Walker to the engineering team. Mark brings with him a vast amount of hands on experience. With a history in maintenance and repairs of heavy agricultural machinery it won’t take him long to get a grips with anything we throw at him. Welcome aboard Mark.
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Choosing the right granulator for your business

When it comes granulators and granulator screens, there isn't a one size fits all piece of machinery. Every business needs a machine that is specifically tailored to their business needs, and we want to ensure that your granulator and all of the machinery you have is the right fit for your business and what you need to product.  Granulator and Large Machinery Bolton When looking for a new granulator for your business, there are some key things that you need to take into account.  ...
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How to reduce your plastic injection moulding costs

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Injection moulding is a very effective way to mass product parts. However, there can be a huge amount of waste that comes with it. This waste can come from user error, down time, machinery errors and damage, and more. Here at GM Diagnostics, we carry out maintenance Bolton on a range of industrial machinery, including injection moulding machines. We've put together a few ways in which you can reduce the amount of waste and costs that might come with plastic injection moulding.  Injection M...
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Which material will you choose for your compressed air piping?

Warehouse Piping in Bolton
When was the last time you thought about your compressed air piping system? For many companies, it's one of those things that is out of sight, out of mind. But in order to keep your compressed air and piping system operating as effectively as possible, you need to choose the right material for your business needs.  Here at GM Diagnostics, we're a Bolton engineering company with years of experience when it comes to pipe fitting and maintenance. that's why we have decided to write a quick ...
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Injection moulding principles that need to be followed

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Working at the fore front of the plastics industry we see a lot of the positives and negatives that come with injection moulding process. One of the biggest negatives we have been noticing is that even though it is an extremely industry and these processes are used everywhere, there seems to be a huge drop in the standard of training and personal development.  Here at GM Diag, we have been carrying out maintenance Bolton and working with the injection moulding machines for years. Over th...
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The benefits that come with a machinery maintenance plan

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With the large machinery our engineers see and work on on a daily basis, we also see how many issues flare up with one of these machines break down unexpectedly. Not only will it cause a stop in work, it can also mean you have to spend time and money that you weren't expecting too, to get it fixed. Now we're not saying that a maintenance plan will completely stop any unexpected breakdowns, but they massively reduce the chances. Here are some of the main benefits that come with a maintenance plan...
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Why book our engineers to visit you on site?

Pipe Fitting
Our Bolton engineers spend the majority of their time out on other sites working on a range of different machinery. Over the years we have realised that it makes more sense to send engineers out to jobs than bring the jobs to the engineers. Especially when it comes to machinery that weighs over a tonne! But if you're still not sure why to consider on site machinery repair here are some of the main advantages that come with it.  On Site Bolton Engineers  The one of the advantages that...
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Injection Moulding and the Basics

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Here at General Maintenance & Diagnostics, we are proud to work alongside many industries including manufacturing and recycling. Our engineers are on hand in many warehouses helping teams with engineering & technical support cross both Bolton and further afield.  One of the most common machines that our Bolton engineers work on is the injection moulding machine. So we've decided to delve into what injection moulding is and take about some of the technical support we provide. ...
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Engel clamp rebuild

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We was asked to take a look at an issue with a 600t Engel injection moulding machine. After a couple of attempts to resolve an issue with the clamp by other companies, we were asked to get involved. Our engineers carried out a full strip down of the complete toggle system and that  revealed several broken toggle pins and extensive wear to all links and bushes. The customer had been quoted a 16 week lead time to repair and in excess of £70,000.00 However we were able to hav...
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