Molding or moulding is the process of manufacturing by shaping pliable raw material using a rigid

Molding or moulding is the process of manufacturing by shaping pliable raw material using a rigid

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Molding or moulding is the process of manufacturing by shaping pliable raw material using a rigid frame or model called a pattern . A mold or mould is a hollowed-out block that is filled with a liquid like plastic , glass , metal , or ceramic raw materials . The liquid hardens or sets inside the mold, adopting its shape. A mold is the opposite of a cast . The manufacturer who makes the molds is called the moldmaker . A release agent is typically used to make removal of the hardened/set substance from the mold easier.
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Unformatted text preview: Types of molding include: • Compaction plus sintering • Injection molding o Reaction injection molding • Compression molding • Transfer molding • Extrusion molding • Blow molding • Rotational molding • Thermoforming o Vacuum forming , a simplified version of thermoforming • Laminating • Expandable bead molding • Foam molding • Rotomolding • Vacuum plug assist molding • Pressure plug assist molding • Matched mold...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course BBENG KUEU4132 taught by Professor Dr.lim during the Spring '10 term at University of Malaya.

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