1991-02-01

Single-Step Multifunction Molding - A Design for World Competition 910524

Low pressure molding is a radical departure from conventional injection molding. It enables designers to combine totally different materials in a single step, to produce parts with multiple functions. By taking this approach, manufacturers can reduce assembly labor, material cost, and part weight while improving their competitive position.
But because it is so different, designers and processors are required to re-think their approach to product design and manufacturing. A more integrated, systems approach is required and this demands a willingness to look at new technologies. Already, textile and film suppliers are gearing up to meet the demands of new process technologies, such as low pressure molding.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X