foam-in-place

foam-in-place

[¦fōm in ′plās]
(engineering)
The deposition of reactive foam ingredients onto the surface to be covered, allowing the foaming reaction to take place upon that surface, as with polyurethane foam; used in applying thermal insulation for homes and industrial equipment.
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The FOAMplus Mini system is a lightweight void fill packaging system offered as a foam-in-place solution for packaging; operations handling low to medium volumes.
Instapak foam-in-place dispensing systems include semi-automated systems that handle rigid, semi-rigid and flexible foams.
Based on MCI's quality level, an automaker suggested it be combined with a slush foam-in-place upper skin for a luxury SUV application.
To improve customer service, Frigidaire switched to packaging parts with an automatic, foam-in-place system.
The UniBack and UniBack Foam-In-Place are single panel back supports that offer an economical and versatile choice.
Visteon's engineers approached the development of the LIM process with several goals in mind: a softer feel than standard hard plastics without the expense and complexity of traditional foam-in-place techniques; parts integration that would enhance fit and finish and reduce squeaks and rattles; utilization of existing equipment (as opposed to shelling out for specialized production machines); and material choice that would allow for easy and complete recycling.
Follett used foam-in-place packaging before changing to CELLO air cushions.
Pleased with the results so far, Hendrickson has installed three foam-in-place machines in an area of 81 sq feet.
Also supplies line of x-y-z robots with microprocessor controls for automatic mixhead positioning used in producing foam-in-place (FIP) gaskets and filters.
The issue: Once the devices are molded, a Foam-in-place gasketing operation is performed.
An innovative application for Cannon's Foam-in-Place (FIP) gasket technology was described by company researchers.
Also supplies line of x-y-z robots with microprocessor controls for automatic mix-head positioning used in producing foam-in-place (FIP) gaskets and filters.