Brass Eyelets1, available in many sizes, are used for maintaining a hole in the mould during the setting process. They are particularly useful in the production of items such as cruet sets and lamp bases.
Clay Cutters2 for cutting plastic clay
Cruet Stoppers – plastic stoppers for the bases of cruet pieces
Dryer Foam – porous sponge which cushions the ware in the dryer whilst allowing air to circulate around it
Expanded Polythene (Scrim)3 – for placing under ware to protect it in transit. We also offer our New Perforated Scrim material, so please ask for details and/or samples. We also offer the adhesive to fix the above materials to your boards.
Flannel – for cleaning the base of the ware after casting. Please see Flannel page in our Knowledge Base for further information
Galvanised Wire is used to hold large moulds together during setting
Jar Seals4 can be made to your requirement. Please advise size. Our seals are made from White Food Quality Rubber @ 1.5 or 2 mm thick
Magnets5 are used for aligning the segments of the moulds prior to their use
Packing Cord is used to tie the moulds together during setting
Polypropylene Sheets of varying thickness can be supplied as back plates for back-stamping and other processes
Polythene Squares are used in the handle casting process
Printers’ Squeegies – blades or strips made from Ulon in Plain, D-cut or DKLand profile in various hardnesses. This material provides optimum performance for the most demanding screen print application
Ram Press Tubing – available in different bores
Rubber Mould Bands6 – available in 4”, 5” and 7” sizes to hold the moulds together during setting
Silicon (and rubber) Cups (plus fittings) are used in pressure-casting
Spout Protectors – plastic components to place over spouts to protect from damage
Spray Guns & Nozzles7 – used for the application of glaze to the ware
Squeegies8 – composed of different grades and flexibilities of rubber, available in Kidney, Block and Strip form. Used to apply decals/lithos to tableware and sanitaryware whilst removing trapped air
Tri-Star Spacers9 – plastic components to separate completed ware after production
Velcro (industrial fasteners) are available in 25 metre rolls at 25, 50, 100 and 200 mm widths. Velcro is also used in the fabrication of specialist machine-sponges and other consumables. It is available in either plain or adhesive-backed form.
Vibromedia10 – available in wooden or ceramic form to enable various finishes to be imparted on ceramics, such as grinding, de-burring, polishing and finishing
Wipers (Rags) – available in white or colour for various cleaning processes and dust removal
Wheels & Castors are available in various types, sizes and materials. Please contact us for details