The Qimtek Blog

We are a dedicated team of experts watching, thinking and talking about the UK manufacturing industry.

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    Injection Moulding - Present and Future

    Kerry Beeby - Director Friday, August 2, 2019

    Although injection moulding appears to be a significantly advanced process used by many companies to achieve a high-quality finish at a competitive price, it’s really based on a simple, traditional method. This means that it lends itself to the old adage of ‘if it ain’t broke don't fix it’. Instead, we’ve simply introduced new technologies - and sometimes automation - to better the dependability and versatility of the manufacturing process.

  • Medical parts being 3D printed


    3D Printing Helps to Separate Conjoined Twins

    Sarah Venning Friday, July 19, 2019

    Additive manufacturing has been making waves within the medical industry for quite some time, but this week, it has emerged that 3D printing has contributed towards the successful separation of conjoined twins.

  • Stethoscope and a 3D printed heart


    Additive Manufacturing and the Medical Industry

    Sarah Venning Friday, March 9, 2018

    Last year, I attended the TCT Show at Birmingham NEC - an event dedicated to additive manufacturing services. When you consider the nature of the hospital environment, there are thousands of potential applications for 3D printing within the medical industry.