Bespoke plastic injection solutions for the transport industry
Plastics in transport
Plastics have been used in different modes of transport since the early 1950s and have rapidly replaced traditional materials such as steels. This reveals how critical plastic materials have become for developing and improving the transportation industry.
From interiors with cosmetic finishes through to components critical for functionality, plastic injection moulding allows businesses in the transport sector to create versatile, durable and most importantly lightweight components to hit more realistic milestones and cost-saving targets without compromising on quality.
Internally, plastics fittings, such as dashboards, flooring, seats and facias, maintain their attractive appearance and are easy to clean whilst the durability of plastics is one of the factors making them the first choice for engine and carriage panels, flooring, luggage racks, seating and doors.
Clear benefits for your business
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Helping you choose the optimum material
Today, the UK government is strategising for the reduction of carbon emissions to put Britain on the path to a low carbon future. Their aim is to support and improve energy efficiency across a range of transportation including; road vehicles, public transport such as buses, rail, trams metro and underground alongside aviation. By 2022 transportation will be vastly more fuel-efficient so choosing the least heavy components is quite important when designing and constructing transportation.
New and advanced forms of transport such as electric transportation in road vehicle and rail are starting to be designed and enter the market. These designs include lighter weight material options which contribute to fuel efficiency of reducing carbon emissions meaning, amongst other CO2 reduction methods set in place, it is projected that the UK is set to save an additional 17.7 million tones of CO2 in 2020 and beyond.
At WSM, our engineers can recommend a wide range of high-performance plastic thermoplastic and composites to best meet the requirements for your transport application. By discussing your component requirements with us WSM Plastics will be able to assist you to prioritise the properties that are important for your transport project. - Whether it is flame & chemical resistance, UL ratings, strength, or lightweight durability. We have you covered.
So, whether your project requires only a handful of parts or production volumes in the millions, we can deliver bespoke in house tooling and plastic injection moulded components that meet your exact specifications. WSM Plastics are constantly improving our processes so that we can exceed our client’s expectations every time.
Why use us?
Over 25 years' experience in tool making and plastic injection moulding manufacture.
- Bespoke solutions
- A responsive supply chain
- A UK-based technical team
- A UK-based project management team
- In-house design support
- Bridge tooling
- Serial production tooling
- Engineering grade polymers
- Rapid prototypes
- A proud member of Made in Britain
- Low and high volume production
- DFM feedback
- Material expertise
- Alternative far east tooling and production solutions