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(kăr′ĭj) [Old North Fr. carier, to transport by vehicle]
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The Information Sheet specifically addresses the risks associated with whole-body access between the platens of larger machines and use of the dwell mode.
With its new dedicated heater platen, GN Thermoforming has test run 0.
After being challenged by California law enforcement personnel, our talented engineers developed a very innovative curved platen design in order to capture the largest and highest quality image possible, including the pocket area of the palm, without having to manipulate a person's hand.
Then gun drill the clamping plates for cooling and run 65[degrees]C (150[degrees]F) water through them to protect the platen, mold, and machine (see accompanying illustration).
The new 20 metre conveying system now takes the platen on a twotier conveyor to a new Cockpit fit station where it is removed from the platen and fitted to the vehicle.
Due to the size and stability of the presses (heating platens up to 3,000 mm x 3,000 mm and clamp tonnage up to 6,000 metric tons), Wickert is said to be an ideal supplier to elastomer molders of large products, including the recycled rubber industry.
A vertical swivel platen is mounted on a sliding table that is moved by hydraulic cylinders on linear guides between the fixed platen and moving platen.
Automatic dust and scratch reduction is also available for platen scanning on both units.
The HT-220 platen insulation is said to reduce energy consumption and improve processing variables through uniform heating across the platen in rubber and thermoset molding operations.
Autoplas in Bellevue, Ohio, has started up multiple 2200-ton twin-platen combi M duo presses (the exact number is proprietary), each with rotating cores and three injection units--one on the stationary platen and two piggy-backed on the moving platen.
A leading manufacturer of elastomeric seals and custom molded products has qualified Pyropel MD-60 platen insulation.