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MacLellan Rubber Blog

Understanding IEC 60529 IP Coding

05 Oct 2018 | Posted by Sharon Kendal
How to understand the International Protection Rating Codes with extracts from the IEC Standard.

Assurance of Material Compliance

07 Sep 2018 | Posted by Sharon Kendal
Find out why we are urging customers to demand independent validation and certification for FoodSafe, Electrical Insulation and Flame Protection sealing materials. 

No Substitute for Quality

25 Jun 2018 | Posted by Sharon Kendal
Andrew Onions explains why Quality is so important to MacLellan Rubber.

FoodSafe Materials Still An Issue

29 Jun 2017 | Posted by Sharon Kendal
Last year we raised concerns about how some companies were using cheaper imports for materials being used within the food manufacturing process.

EU Only for Food Industry Material

05 Aug 2016 | Posted by Sharon Kendal
A blog highlighting why we have made the decision to only supply european manufactured material to the food industry.

The Implications of REACH to Rubber Converters

02 Mar 2016 | Posted by Sharon Kendal
We recognise that compliance with REACH regulations is an increasingly critical issue for our customers and the industry, and has been the subject of much comment recently regarding supplier and converter obligations.

Imitation Cheese

25 Sep 2015 | Posted by Andrew Onions
I remember a trip I once made to America, after a long fortnight of business meetings I found myself at another airport willing to purchase another pre packed cardboard sandwich with zero taste for...

Quality impovements for Goods In

10 Feb 2014 | Posted by Andrew Onions
In line with MacLellan Rubbers Quality assurance continual assessment and improvement programme Steve Jackson our QA Manager has project managed a number of changes to our Goods In inspection processes.

Quality Update from Steve Jackson

10 Sep 2013 | Posted by Andrew Onions
To mark the end of our 3rd year of trading as MacLellan Rubber Limited, under the guidance of co-directors Andrew Onions and Simon Winfield, Steve Jackson our Quality Manager has championed a number of initiatives reducing our rejection rates throughout the financial year.

What is wrong with my Rubber ? Part 2 - Hardness Variations

12 Jun 2012 | Posted by Andrew Onions
Why do I always get variations in the Hardness of my material?