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Polyweld Machinery services and repairs all major brands of plastic welding equipment

We service and repair all major brands of plastic welding machinery. Our dedicated facility is staffed by qualified and highly experienced electrical and mechanical repair specialists.

We’ve just recently completed a significant overhaul on a Dixon HF 450 for a client in NSW, including replacing the hydraulic cylinders on the rams, and repairing and re-surfacing the heating plate. It’s now completed, tested and ready to go!

For service enquiries, call (08) 9303 2164 or email sales@polyweldmachinery.com.au

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Spectex 2015 Expo

We stopped in to check out the SPECTEX 2015 show, held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre recently.

We were keen to check out the new stationary welder from Leister, the SEAMTEK 36. We were impressed with how versatile the machine’s settings are, with control over the individual rollers, and a memory bank to store commonly used configurations.

The SEAMTEK 36 is ideal for workshop-based continuous seam welds in polyethylene, PVC and other thermoplastic textiles.

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Electrofusion packages for hire

Polyweld Machinery have electrofusion welding equipment for hire: we can supply the complete package.

Including electrofusion welders, rotational pipe scrapers, pipe alignment clamps, welding wipes, and even power generators for on-site work.

Call us on (08) 9303 2164 for more information, or read more about us at http://polyweldmachinery.com.au

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Leister GEOSTAR wedge welder

The GEOSTAR is Leister’s newest wedge welder for geomembrane welding, and we have to admit, wedge welding has never looked so good!

Leister has an excellent mini website dedicated to the Geostar, check it out here:
https://www.leister.com/en-au/geostar/

Polyweld is the authorised distributor of Leister products in Western Australia. You can reach us at (08) 9303 2164 or email sales@polyweldmachinery.com.au

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Welding at the Rolex Learning Centre

This architect-designed building for a polytechnic university in Switzerland resembles a slice of of Swiss cheese! And with no straight or flat lines, it proved a challenge to the contractors waterproofing the roofing membrane.

A range of Leister equipment was used to weld this 1.8mm thick PVC membrane, from the Varimat V for long weld seams, and even the little Hot Jet S to weld the challenging hard-to-reach pieces.

Polyweld supplies the full range of Leister hand held hot air tools and automatic seam welders. Call us on (08) 9303 2164 or visit http://www.polyweldmachinery.com.au/

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World’s most precise plastic weld

A university in the UK claims it has produced the world’s most precise plastic weld, using lasers.

Laser has been used for some time now in plastic welding very small plastic components (LEISTER has an entire laser welding division). What the researchers at Cambridge have done is taken the infrared technology even smaller, to be able to weld plastic with widths of 1µm and channels of 5µm. Now that is seriously small!

Precision is generally operator dependent (skill and practice!) – but it also helps to have the right gear. See Leister’s entire plastic welding range at Polyweld Machinery.

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Who is Ritmo?

Ritmo has been manufacturing plastic welding machinery and tooling for poly pipe welding from their Padova (Italy) plant since 1979. With a focus on premium quality and continuous innovation, their range covers butt fusion, electrofusion and socket fusion welders.

They also manufacture a range of heavy-duty plant and equipment for workshop use: plastic pipe bandsaws, fittings fabrication machines, plastic sheet welding machines, and more. Exporting worldwide, they have a strong international presence within the plastics industry.

Ritmo machinery is built tough and well suited to Australian conditions, which is why Polyweld are proud to distribute their product range in Western Australia.

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Polyweld’s new DELTA 500

Meet the latest addition to the Polyweld Machinery hire fleet. The Italian-made Ritmo DELTA 500 butt fusion welder. For the welding of HDPE pipe 200-500mm OD. Built tough for Australian conditions.

Standard configuration includes machine body on trolley, electro-hydraulic gearcase on skid base, milling cutter and heating plate on trolley, hydraulic crane for lifting cutter/plate in and out of machine body, clamp reduction sets for 200-450mm, and operator toolkit.