Patterson & Rothwell


Robotics Playing Their Part

To solve many issues with a complex moulded part the team here at P&R were able to utilise a 6 axis and a 3 axis robot to work in harmony with each other to complete 4 operations. The 6 axis robot picks and places 7 grub screws inside the tool whilst the 3-axis robot de-gates, jigs and drills the part. This procedure was completed entirely in-house.  Follow the link for a short video clip of the operation. Continue reading

Peep and Weep Wall Ventilation

Peep and Weep Wall Ventilation Parts

Two new products are launched as we approach the Easter Break and tie in with our new Air Brick that was previously featured in both our E Newsletters and here on our web site.

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More New Product Development from P&R

New 70mm Corner Protector

The all new 70mm Window Corner Protector is now available here at P&R. Measuring at 72mm (allowances for foiled profile) the corner protector was designed in partnership with a super fabricator to help protect the vulnerable corner areas of the frame during movement around the factory and in vehicles prior to fitting.

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Plastic is Stronger Than You Think

Fort Bragg plastic bridge

By Dawn Elizabeth Pandoliano, Sep 25, 2009

An M1A1 Abrams tank is driven over a thermoplastic composite bridge to demonstrate the strength of the first, 95 percent recycled, low maintenance bridge during the dedication ceremony Friday, at Camp Mackall. Continue reading