What goes around, come around


Back in the early 1990’s, Holscot was contracted by what was then Allied Colloids to manufacture cauldrons for the production of flocculating gel used in absorbent pads such as nappies. The end product is made in large tapered vessels and, once a chemical reaction takes place, the consistency becomes that of a jelly so it...
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The Advantages of Using Teflon™ Coatings


There are a number of advantages of using Teflon™ coatings. Teflon™ is the best known brand of a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene called Polytetrafluoroethylene that has numerous applications.   The main advantages of using PTFE include: Low friction – this means that moving parts that are coated in PTFE will slide with ease, causing less...
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Holscot Launches Live Chat feature on the website


For us, it’s important that we are able to make information on our Company and its products as easily accessible as possible. Hopefully, you have found the information contained on this website easy to access and informative. In line with that goal, we have launched a Live Chat facility on the site, whereby visitors to...
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Holscot seeks collaborators in the US


As it is hoped that trade relations between the UK and the US are set to become stronger post Brexit, Holscot are looking for partners in the USA with whom they can collaborate to increase their product penetration into this huge market. Their most exportable product range is, of course, the range of Heat Shrinkable...
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Holscot Europe launches new ecommerce Website for FEP film


In response to an increasing demand for FEP film in rolls and cut pieces, Holscot Europe has launched a new ecommerce website where customers can order FEP film in a variety of thicknesses in sizes to suit their needs. FEP has become a popular choice for use in 3D printers. As an alternative to PDMS...
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Holscot at Space Propulsion 2018 Seville


Holscot will be participating at the upcoming Space Propulsion Conference and Exhibition taking place at the Barcelo Renacimiento Hotel Convention Center in Seville Spain 14th and 18th May. We will be showcasing our FEP diaphragm and bladder sets for use in Space Propellant tanks. Taking advantage of FEP’s exceptional resistance to established and new Space...
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The Changing Role of FEP Shelman


Based in Oldham, the FEP Shelman division of the Holscot Group has had to adapt to the changing picture of industry in the UK. When it first joined the group, the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries in the UK were buoyant and demand for Fluoroplastic Lined Pipework, Vessels and Tanks was high. At that time, FEP...
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Pigmented FEP and PFA


In their natural state, FEP and PFA are transparent when extruded. For many applications, this transparency is an advantage. For example, in the case of FEP being used as a shatter resistant cover for UV lamps, not only does the transparency mean that the light itself is unimpeded but also, the UV transmissivity is over...
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Holscot – a Worldwide Supplier


Recognising that the commercial world is ever increasingly a Global economy, Holscot continues to strive towards becoming a worldwide force in Fluoroplastics.   For many years, Holscot have had bases on Mainland Europe – Holscot Europe based in Breda, The Netherlands and Holscot Deutschland as well as a network of distributors of the Holscot range...
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