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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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.
The Avanti(TM) Foam-in-Place Kit -- Avanti's Foam-in-Place kit allows dealer/therapist teams to quickly fabricate a custom molded backrest for clients with severe deformities or complex seating needs.
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.
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.
Autopak system produces foam-in-place, semi-rigid foams for industrial packaging.
Two systems are offered: an Autofroth unit for producing rigid froth foams for building insulation, refrigeration and flotation applications, and an Autopak system for making foam-in-place, semi-rigid foams used in industrial packaging.
For the past few years, foam-in-place technology has been on the cutting edge of automobile seat making.