Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Sunday, December 08, 2019
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133321)
 Advice (160961)
 Affiliate Programs (34735)
 Art and Culture (73689)
 Automotive (145679)
 Blogs (75057)
 Boating (9840)
 Books (17218)
 Buddhism (4125)
 Business (1328593)
 Business News (426310)
 Business Opportunities (366264)
 Camping (10962)
 Career (72734)
 Christianity (15844)
 Collecting (11637)
 Communication (115054)
 Computers (241957)
 Construction (38997)
 Consumer (49681)
 Cooking (17061)
 Copywriting (6567)
 Crafts (18204)
 Cuisine (7538)
 Current Affairs (20388)
 Dating (45780)
 EBooks (19687)
 E-Commerce (48204)
 Education (185249)
 Electronics (83498)
 Email (6392)
 Entertainment (159832)
 Environment (28937)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5446)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110900)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196390)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11842)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310274)
 Fitness (106135)
 Food & Beverages (62868)
 Free Web Resources (7938)
 Gambling (30225)
 Gardening (25108)
 Government (10513)
 Health (629550)
 Hinduism (2205)
 Hobbies (44043)
 Home Business (91557)
 Home Improvement (251357)
 Home Repair (46134)
 Humor (4823)
 Import - Export (5453)
 Insurance (45130)
 Interior Design (29550)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (190990)
 Internet Marketing (146336)
 Investment (22825)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80488)
 Link Popularity (4591)
 Manufacturing (20842)
 Marketing (98775)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18213)
 Music (27005)
 New to the Internet (9479)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129617)
 Organizing (7803)
 Party Ideas (11856)
 Pets (38079)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12674)
 Public Speaking (5618)
 Publishing (7523)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126625)
 Recreation & Leisure (95278)
 Relationships (87563)
 Research (16158)
 Sales (80322)
 Science & Technology (110221)
 Search Engines (23453)
 Self Improvement (153102)
 Seniors (6232)
 Sexuality (35942)
 Small Business (49286)
 Software (82995)
 Spiritual (23465)
 Sports (116081)
 Tax (7658)
 Telecommuting (34067)
 Travel & Tourism (307414)
 UK Property Investment (3121)
 Video Games (13428)
 Web Traffic (11727)
 Website Design (56829)
 Website Promotion (36569)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35770)
Author Spotlight
CACEY TAYLOR

Im just a man who likes to be happy and see others happy. Im into home business, sports, family, and...more
SHOVON JOARDER

Shovon Joarder has been working as Freelance Marketing Project Manager for over four years. He also ...more
OLEG KOBETS

Oleg has been providing SEO, Copywriting and Content Management services for 10+ years. For the last...more
ALFRED MEARS

Former English Teacher; Musician (20+ years); Freelance Writer ...more
ADRIAN JOELE

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more


A Look into the Work of a Molded Foam Manufacturer by Andrew Stratton






A Look into the Work of a Molded Foam Manufacturer by
Article Posted: 02/05/2015
Article Views: 56
Articles Written: 5522
Word Count: 530
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

A Look into the Work of a Molded Foam Manufacturer


 
Business
Everyone is familiar with how comfortable that foam cover on your chair at work can be. In fact, many people know this all too well when their boss starts yelling at them for sleeping on the job. Though many people enjoy their comfort, very few actually know what goes into the process of producing the molded foam that makes up these objects. This is a short, but detailed look at how some of the things we use every day are made.

The process starts with the creation of a mold. This object can also be referred to as a template, matrix, or most commonly, a die. This seemingly simple process is actually quite arduous. The creation of a die requires a technician to first develop a digital 3D model of the desired final object. A worker is then tasked with creating an exact replica, typically out of wood or another substance that is easy to manipulate. The object is then placed in a box, and covered with the material that the die itself will be made out of, in liquid form. After it has hardened, the die is cut in half, and the original object is removed. This creates the desired die.

This hollowed out block will eventually be filled with the liquid foam. It is the exact opposite shape of the cast, or final product being made. If the cast were a seat, the die would look like an empty box that the seat fits perfectly into. They can be made out of a variety of substances, but are usually polyurethane. These polyurethane pieces are used in a process known as bi-valve molding, which simply means the die has been cut in half.

The creation of the object itself is known as casting. During the casting process, a liquid substance is poured into the hollowed out polyurethane die and molded. Foam manufacturers use a mixture of liquid foam to create their desired object. The bottom half of the die is not filled completely, as this liquid will expand when it begins to harden. The top half is then placed over the bottom half, and the liquid is left to cool and harden for a specified amount of time. When the object has finally taken on the shape of the die, the cast is removed. This can be done by either destroying the die around it, or more often, by using a release agent that assists in the removal of the cast. Once this process is complete, the cast is then marked, and processed into the final product.

A lot of work goes into making a shape that is perfectly molded. Foam manufacturers must be careful not to overfill their mold or not fill it up enough, since the expanding nature of the liquid can sometimes make it hard to create the desired shape. More often than not though, the mold is overfilled, and the liquid is allowed to expand past its limits. Since foam is such an easily manageable material, the excess is simply cut off when the product is finished.

When looking for a molded foam manufacturer, visit Grand Rapids Foam Technologies. Learn more at http://grft.com/?page_id=36.

Related Articles - molded, foam, manufacturer,







Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.

 

Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
Name:
Email:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
 
Please enter the code in the image:



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance


STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
TIM FAY

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more
LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
MICHAEL BRESCIANI

Rev Bresciani is the author of two Christian books. One book is an important and concisely written b...more
SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
KIRAN KAUR

Kiranpreet (Kiran) Kaur, D.D.S., who received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the prestigio...more
STEVE BURGESS

Steve Burgess is a freelance technology writer, a practicing computer forensics specialist as the pr...more
JOANNA MORGAN

Joanna Morgan has a huge passion for making money online from home and enjoys traveling around the w...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2019, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license