Press Molded Thermoplastics 830804

Press Molding of glass reinforced thermo-plastics can be described as a compression molding operation of large parts requiring high strength. Materials, which contain up to 50% continuous strand fiberglass, can be molded using metal stamping presses achieving a cycle time of 25 seconds on soe parts. This paper will describe: 1.) The Molding Process 2.) Materials Available 3.) Equipment 4.) Part Design Guideline 5.) Mold Design 6.) Finishes 7.) Applications 8.) Economics


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