Wall thicknesses less than 1 mm | Length of flow path > 150
Cooling times and cycle times minimized | Packaging with and without IML
Closing caps, screw caps | Beakers | Lids | Buckets, flower pots
Cell phone covers | Medical products
Fittings made of High-Temperature Plastics - PPSU (Polyphenylsulfone) Mold design | Modular master mold concept (different product sizes within one mold are possible) | Thermal balance in the mold by keeping the hot areas as small as possible and separated from the base plate | Very short setup times
Reduced energy consumption | Hot runner possible (reduced waste)
Lower maintenance costs
Processing on standard injection molding machines | high thermal stability | long residence times possible | Multi Component | Part produced in one shot | Seal is permanently integrated - can not be lost | only one article number, only one storage place | Integrated Labeling
Applications: furniture products | technical parts | automotive interior | toys and sport articles | packaging and trays | reusable cutlery
Either chemical or physical foaming agents are used in the production of structured foam parts. Chemical foaming agents are added to the plastics granulate in the form of master batches, powders or liquids. Gases or liquids are used as physical foaming agents, which are injected into the barrel. The foaming agent used in the Cellmould process is nitrogen. This technology is ideally suited for manufacturing light, structured components.
Airmould internal gas pressure injection molding is a process in which nitrogen is injected into the mold cavity partly or completely filled with melt. The pressurized gas forms a bubble at the center of the melt, which counteracts shrinkage contraction on the outside and thus eliminates sink marks. By reducing the amount of plastic and enlarging the central cavity, it is possible to produce specific lightweight components with short cycle times and simultaneously good surface quality. This process opens up good opportunities for molded part designers to produce complex parts with smooth surfaces in one piece.
In this process, a basic part is produced in the first injection molding station, to which plastic components in different colors or made of different materials are subsequently added in a cyclical sequence in one or more injection molding stations. By combining the various material attributes with each other, a composite part of superior quality in terms of both visual attractiveness and functionality is created. This material bonding technology can be used to produce individual parts and integrated components where individual parts are joined together by assembly injection molding. Depending on the parts geometry in each case, this requires different process variants.
Material with great potential for many applications. LIM is the injection molding process used to manufacture elastic parts made of two component liquid silicon rubber (LSR – Liquid Silicon Rubber).
The Medical, pharmaceutical, and food industry already work under controlled conditions. Provision of a low-particle environment to manufacture medical and technical products is becoming more and more important.
The requirements for cleanliness, documentation and contamination prevention are continuously reviewed and made more strict.
PIM – Powder Injection Molding is a process technology used for mass production to produce parts made of metal (MIM = Metal Injection Molding) or made of ceramics (CIM = Ceramic Injection Molding) with complex geometries in a high output. PIM is the ideal process to manufacture complex, functional parts in large quantities and with high material requirements.
Today, metallurgical powder injection molding is a cost-efficient mass production process to make small- to medium-sized parts ranging from 0.1 to about 300 g in weight. Main fields of application are precision apparatus engineering, measurement and control technology, medical technology, watch and household technologies, the lock and fittings industry, the automotive and the weapons industry.
This back molding technology works with a hot stamping foil which is feeded verticaly through the mold by a transportation unit. During the injection, the foil is pressed into the cavity. Due to the mass temperature, the decorative layer releases from the polyester carrier and get´s combineded with the plastic part.