With over 20 injection mould machines ranging from 25 to 200 tonnes clamping force operating 24 hours, Miles-Platts have a high capacity, flexible production plant able to meet the most demanding of customer schedules. The Leicester production plant is capable of manufacturing over 8 million units per month in addition to our overseas manufacturing partners.
For over 40 years Miles-Platts’ unique tooling system has supplied its’ customers with low cost insert type mould tools; ranging from single impression to multi-cavity production tools, all with guaranteed life expectancy in excess of 500,000 cycles. The rapid set-up modular tooling allows flexible changes to the production schedule to meet changing market and customer demands.
The Company prides itself on its’ high quality in-house tooling that provides optimum mouldings that go straight to line due to their flash-free finish as a result of the tooling and moulding precision.
The sales order and production scheduling system runs on the latest production software available giving staff the maximum information about customer orders and schedules.
Miles-Platts capabilities also include the insert moulding and over-moulding of metal parts. To this end investment has been made into moulding plant with vertical and horizontal injection capability into a multi-stage rotary table function to optimise volume production.
As one of the country's largest technical moulders we have an extensive knowledge and stock holding of polymers from leading manufacturers. All moulding materials have been certified by our suppliers as RoHS (EU Directive 2002/95/EC) compliant and are therefore free from hazardous substances.
With a significant emphasis on mouldings for the electrical industry, Miles-Platts know the importance of stringent material control and the need to have full batch traceability. Miles-Platts are a UL recognised moulder and all standard products are moulded in UL yellow carded materials.