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CHINAPLAS 2016

MSA will be exhibiting at the CHINAPLAS 2016 exhibition in Shanghai from 25 to 28 April 2016. Please come along and visit us in Hall W1, Stand E47. We will have  information available on our full range of electrofusion wire laying equipment, and NEXUS electrofusion control units.

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Special Offer : Knife Fold Unit

  We currently have available a DESTA/GUK ZK600 Knife Folding Unit on special offer.  The unit is approximately 2½ years old and cost GB £20,000.00 new, but we are offering it at the discounted guideline price of GB £12,000.00 ex-works UK, exc. VAT (offers gladly invited). Technical specification as follows: Infeed Width – 600mm maximum […]

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Heights (UK) Limited

Heights is a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of plate processors and associated equipment to the graphic arts industry, with a wide product portfolio containing some of the most advanced equipment in the field, most notably in the lithographic and flexographic markets.  Visit www.heights.com for more information. Heights is an associated group […]

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Second ST300 Design Copy Identified

MSA have been made aware of a SECOND COPY softness gauge being manufactured by a company in Taiwan called MYETECH (Ming Yu Electron Tech Information Co., Ltd) and marketed as the MY-300 (see image below). Companies relying on the MSA ST300 Softness Tester as part of their quality control systems will experience variations in results […]

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BLC Product Endorsement

“At BLC we believe that leather making is the applications of science and process control.  We believe that an essential element of producing consistent leather is understanding key metrics.  To this end we have worked closely with MSA Engineering Systems Limited in the design and development of their ST300 Softness Testers and SG300 Substance Gauges.  […]

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Digital Softness Tester Copy

MSA have recently been made aware of a copy of their ST300 Digital Softness Tester.  This copy is being manufactured in China by a company called TST Instruments (China) Co. Ltd., and is marketed as the TST-C1010 and TSE-A004. Designed in conjunction with BLC Leather Technology Centre, the ST300 is a means of determining the […]

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ST300 Design Copy

DESIGN INFRINGEMENT MSA have been made aware of a COPY softness gauge being manufactured by a company in China called GOTECH (GT-303 Leather Softness Tester). This inferior equipment has been evaluated by ourselves and has highlighted several issues that will affect performance and accuracy/repeatability of readings taken with the Gotech unit.  Companies relying on the […]

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Heights USA, Inc.

Heights USA is a fully owned subsidiary of Heights (UK) Limited (world leaders in the design, manufacture and supply of plate processors and associated equipment to the graphics arts industry). This facility in Trenton, New Jersey is now equipped to supply and provide support for our ST300 Softness Testers and SG300 Substance Gauges, including dedicated […]

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