molding cycle

molding cycle

[′mōl·diŋ ‚sī·kəl]
(engineering)
The time required for a complete sequence of molding operations.
The combined operations required to produce a set of moldings.
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To debut at this month's Fakuma show in Germany, the viper 20 speed has a removal time "well under 1 sec," Engel says, and is suited to injection molding cycle times around 4 sec.
We provide the more effective results in molding cycle time, quality consistence and repeatability as well as longer mold life in mass molding production and their maintenance.
A synergistic effect was found by applying a very small quantity of a waterborne release agent on the PTFE coating, before every foam molding cycle.
New features included in Preview 3 include the capability to simulate mold temperature fluctuations during the molding cycle or over many cycles of production start-up.
Tokyo, July 2, 2010 - (JCN) - Panasonic Electric Works and Teijin announced their joint development of a highly heat-resistant polylactide (PLA) molding compound made 80% from plant-based renewable feedstock and providing significantly reduced molding cycle time of around half that of conventional PLA compounds.
Says Ludwig Schleicher, CEO of the company with his name, "Of course, we ensure that the automation system is designed so the parts handling cycle times don't exceed the insert molding cycle times.
Standard features on the system include a PLC to optimize the molding cycle, an operator video display unit, quick pattern change, computer integrated manufacturing technology to enable pre-programming of pattern data for error avoidance and time saving, chamber/mold blow-off, and in-chamber spray.
These results can then be used to assist other members of the design to production team in sizing the injection molding machine for a given mold, optimizing injection molding cycle times and reducing plastics material scrap.
Only one molding cycle (filling, packing, cooling) was calculated, and the warpage result based on this assumption is shown in Fig.
MS-1001 moldable silicone shares the product line's ability to be injection molded into complicated geometric shapes, thicker or bigger parts with reasonable molding cycle times compared with organic materials.
The faster the tool can be heated and cooled, the quicker the molding cycle time.
LeCoque, chairman and chief executive officer, said, "The General Plastics acquisition allows us to further expand our dispensing closure business in Europe and provides Aptar with bi-injection molding technology, which allows for the molding of two colors or two materials in the same molding cycle.