Article - 3 Apr 2001
This article provides a comprehensive introduction into the process of injection moulding of plastics. It covers the various stages in the process and also looks at design parameters.
Article - 10 Feb 2014
AZoM talks to DeWayne Howell and Jason Gabriel about the process of compression molding for composites and what the benefits and applications of this are.
Article - 7 Apr 2003
Polycarbonate opthalmic lenses have been manufactured the same way for years. A new process called expansion compression moulding is an alternative process that can provide many advantages to lens...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Techniques such as sheet moulding, pultrusion, filament winding, prepreg moulding and resin transfer moulding can be used to produce thermoset composites. These processes can be applied to a wide...
Article - 10 Nov 2018
Plastics molding simulation technology has now evolved to include runner, gate and cooling system simulations, even considering the effects of inserts.
Article - 10 Sep 2002
Hand lay or contact moulding was the first process used to produce polymer matrix composites. It is still used for low volume and large part production as well as prototyping. Tooling, the process and...
Article - 29 Nov 2001
Powder injection moulding (PIM) and powder co-injection moulding (PCM) are similar to polymer injection moulding. They are used to produce shaped components from powders and are suited to ceramic,...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Technologies such as ion implantation, CO2 laser treatment and plasma spraying are described. These can be used to alter the surface properties of materials, resulting in increased wear and...
Article - 22 May 2019
This page discusses whether machining or cast molding is the best manufacturing method to process polyurethane foam.
Article - 21 Sep 2018
Compression molding is a process used to make stock shape materials that are both thermoplastic and thermoset. It is achieved by placing a plastic material in a mold cavity that is formed through...