Hard Tooling

"OPEN CAST" MOLDING of Conveyor Wheels

Urethane machine continuously meters liquid into aluminum mold every six seconds before entering oven (230º f / 110º c) for 30 minute cure.

hard tooling process

Aluminum mold exits oven after cure and solid urethane wheel is air injected from mold.

Urethane wheel is placed on tray to post cure in walk-in oven (212º f / 100ºc) for 18 hours. Aluminum mold continues on conveyor oven.