In mould painting using granular injected paint technology ADVANCES IN PLASTIC INJECTION MOULDING TECHNOLOGY
UNSPECIFIED (2002) In mould painting using granular injected paint technology ADVANCES IN PLASTIC INJECTION MOULDING TECHNOLOGY. In: International Conference on Advances in Injection Moulding Technology, MAR 18-19, 2002, BARCELONA, SPAIN.Full text not available from this repository.
Simultaneous dual injection moulding has been applied to in-mould paint polypropylene using Granular Injected Paint Technology (GIPT). Painting an injection moulded polypropylene component is usually a multi-stage process. Priming is necessary because of polypropylene's low surface energy. Even water-based or high-solid top-coating have the unwanted side-effects of some volatile organic solvents, overspray and sticky waste all needing careful disposal. However, these problems are all overcome by using the patented GIPT system. This system has proved more economical, efficient and environmentally acceptable than the traditional methods used for painting polymer components. This paper explains the process, including simultaneous dual injection moulding, the use of compatibilisers. to achieve adhesion, and the choice of paint. It also outlines processing and material constraints for the process, and the cost, environmental and efficiency benefits that can be expected when using GIPT.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TS Manufactures|
|Journal or Publication Title:||INJECTION MOULDING 2002, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS|
|Publisher:||RAPRA TECHNOLOGY LTD|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 207-216|
|Title of Event:||International Conference on Advances in Injection Moulding Technology|
|Location of Event:||BARCELONA, SPAIN|
|Date(s) of Event:||MAR 18-19, 2002|
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