Tebis UK are delighted to announce APH3G as their latest customer. The deal, which was finalised at MACH 2018, sees APH3G introduce the Tebis Trim solution to their busy shop floor. The company, alongside its [...]
The first stage of manufacture was to machine on our largest CNC machining centre a male pattern. After setting the pattern onto a supporting framework, it was hand worked further with fine grit papers to achieve a superior finish prior to painting with a couple of coats of surface primer and polished.
Automotive applications for fibreglass moulding, has been a long standing solution for parts in auto sport and many private and commercial vehicles. Today body kits to facelift and customise cars is a big market.
Vacuum forming machines consists of a single or double heating element, frame for holding the plastic, moving platen or table to hold the tool or pattern used to make the shape of the part you wish to produce and a vacuum tank.
Specialisation in making vacuum form moulds or tools has been the keystone of the growth of APH over many years. Often clients with requirements for plastic components have approached us with a preconceived idea that plastic fabrication is the solution to their problem.
Built into bumper assemblies that aph make for driverless passenger vehicles used at heathrow. The rim/pu moulding facility at ap hollings has been used to produce a variety of components for customers, requiring injection tool quality parts, without the high tooling cost.
Light aircraft instrument housing is vacuum formed in black textured ABS for low glare. Based on aluminium panel that holds 7 instrument array, vacuum form tooling was CNC machined from resin based tooling board.
AP Hollings were requested by a leading event/exhibition media company to produce GRP Mouldings in various Gel Gloss colours. These complex mouldings housed an LCD screen, video camera, and loud speakers