Describes the conditions of filling from injection to compression, holding pressure and cooling
Rubber compound is attached into a simple mould manually and reformed by clamping force.
Elastomer / Elastomer
A generic term for stable but also elastic polymeres including various rubbers and silicones
Ethylenepropylene diene-monomer rubber
First In – First Out
First plasticised compound is also injected first
First In – Last Out
First plasticised compound is injected at last
Fluorine Elastomer, Fluorocarbon rubber
Hydrogenated acrylonitrile butadiene rubber
High-Temperature-Curing solid silicone
Injection moulding with liquid silicone
Open mould injection
Special version of injection transfer moulding. Rubber compound is injected into a injection mould and reformed by clamping force
Rubber compound is reformed in an injection mould by injection power
Injection Transfer Moulding
Rubber compound is injected into a transfermould and reformed by clamping force
System to minimize waste by injecting directly into or nearby the cavity
Liquid Injection Moulding
Liquide silicone rubber
A polymer with carbon embeded in the molecular structure
Acrylonitrile butadiene rubber
Additional device for the injection moulding machine to increase effectiveness of the overall process. Includes exchange tables, knockout stations, brushing systems, various robots, measuring systems, heating/cooling units, conveyors, …
Styrene butadiene rubber
Hydraulically operated clamping system. Clamping force is applied to a mould to allow further processes.
Screw/Ram injection unit
The plastification is taken over by the screw, while the ram is responsible for the injection and pressure.
A polymer with silicium and oxygen embeded in the molecular structure
Hydraulically operated injecting system. Rubber compound is injected into a mould through injection power.
TPE, TPV, TPS, TPU, TPA, TPO
Material that combines the abilities of elastomeres and thermoplasts
Rubber compound is attached into a transfer mould manually and reformed by clamping force