Tool Production & Technical Design

PP Injection Moulds

Avon Group has a highly efficient and skilled in-house Tool making operation at PP Injection Moulds, providing a seamless link between Design and Production.

Our focus on precision and quality is key to the final production of high quality, low-cost mouldings.

We can create Tools in-house for volume production based on your 2D or 3D file. Our experienced Tool designers look at every aspect of the design, such as Tool material selection to suit the application of the product and its anticipated volumes, gating methods and ejector positions.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • SLS, SLA or 3D printed prototype parts
  • Pre-production moulds in Aluminium or Steel
  • Multi cavity Tools incorporating Hot runner systems
  • Complex Tools with multi hydraulic core pulls
  • Intricate moulds for the closure industry
  • Tools utilising collapsible cores

Facilities include:

  • Software 3D Delcam Powershape and Powermill
  • Project management to TS 16949 systems
  • 3 axis CNC mills with automatic tool changers
  • CNC lathe
  • Wire EDM
  • 4 axis CNC EDM eroders with automatic tool changers

Design

Our experienced designers can guide you through the development of your component. By identifying any potential production problems with the design, you can achieve shorter lead times, avoid re-tooling and keep costs to a minimum. We can produce 3D solid models of the mould tool assembly and/or the associated 2D drawings, utilising data from most CAD systems. Avon Group offers an in house Tool making operation using our range of CNC Machining Centres, CNC EDM and CNC Wire Die Sinking machines. The Tool making operation ensures that the seamless link between design and production is focused on precision and quality, this is key to the final production of high quality low cost mouldings.

Quality control

We are committed to continuous improvement in all our activities. Our Quality Manager is always on hand to discuss any specific quality requirements you may have.

These are the exacting standards Avon Group has become accustomed to:

  • TS 16949
  • ISO 9001
  • BS OHSAS 18001
  • JLRQ
  • BS-EN ISO 14001
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