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.
A process to make soft touch components with a decorative film, fabric or imitation leather finish with foam-in-place
cushioning that can vary in thickness has been developed by Swiss toolmaker Georg Kaufmann Formenbau.
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.
Thursday, October 2--Session G: Elastomers and TPU: "Foam-in-place
gasketing," Bob Pierce and Max Stolco, Cannon; "Novel co-polymer polycarbonate diols for polyurethane elastomer applications," Ralph Moore, Urethane Consultants International; Kazuaki Okabe and Toshio Obara, Hodogaya Chemical; Toshihide Kabayashi and Norimi Kishida, Nippon Polyurethane Industry and Nippoly America; and Aisa Sendijarevic, Troy Polymers; "Elastomers with improved physical properties based on caprolactone prepolymers," Thomas Upshaw, Gerhard Mueller and Rui Xie, Dow Chemical; "Improved processability and performance in MDI elastomers based on ultra-low monol polyols," Bruce D.
To improve customer service, Frigidaire switched to packaging parts with an automatic, foam-in-place
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.
Dynafoam is a hot applied, thermosetting, curable foam-in-place
gasketing material that rapidly cures by reacting with the atmosphere.
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.