back to top
My wish lists
Save your wish list
If you want to add more content to your wish list, simply log in. If you do not have a user account, please register for the Hanser Customer Center.

» Do you already have a user account? Please log in here.
» Don't have a user account yet? Please register here.
Your wish lists
If you want to use your wish list during your next visit, simply log in. If you do not have a user account, please register for the Hanser Customer Center.
» Do you already have a user account? Please log in here.
» Don't have a user account yet? Please register here.

« Back

Your advantages at a glance

  • One login for all Hanser portals
  • Individual home page for faster access to preferred content
  • Exclusive access to selected content
  • Personal wish lists on all portals
  • Central management of your personal information and newsletter subscriptions

Register now
Deutsch
Bookmark Bookmarked
01-27-2010

NanoMoldCoating

Nanocoating with a Brush

NanoMoldCoating

i-mold GmbH & Co. KG, Michelstadt, Germany, has obtained exclusive rights to sell a new mold coating from the American company Nanoplast Inc. in German-speaking countries. The coating is called NanoMoldCoating and can be applied without any special effort in every injection molding shop. Following thorough cleaning of the substrate, a few drops of the coating material, which is supplied in liquid form, are placed on a brush or microfiber cloth and applied to the surface to from a thin, uniform film. This film is then dried for 10 minutes with a hot-air blower; following this, the coated surfaces must be allowed to rest for two hours. An even longer service life of the coating can be achieved by applying a second coat. This - and even the revitalization of a worn coating - simply requires repeating the procedure. Thanks to this technology, even specific mold components can be coated, for instance, ejectors, cores and slides that come into contact with the melt.

The effectiveness of the coating results from components that firmly adhere to the mold’s surface and form a thin, long-lasting barrier layer with especially good sliding qualities. During injection molding, this means increased productivity, shorter cycle times and high molded part quality, since the coating improves the flow and filling characteristics of the mold, eliminates surface flaws and protects the mold’s surface against corrosion. A mold treated with NanoMoldCoating can process all common commodity and engineering resins, even filled and reinforced grades. The coating is temperature-resistant up to 540°C and - unlike when using mold release agents - gives residue-free parts that are suitable for use in demanding applications in the medical and food processing fields without additional cleaning or other post-molding operations and can be painted without difficulty, if so desired. Depending on the resin, fillers and injection molding parameters, the coating exhibits a service life of up to 500,000 cycles.

Company profile

i-mold GmbH & Co. KG

Relystr. 29a
DE 64720 Michelstadt
Tel.: 06061 96564-0
Fax: 06161 96564-33

These articles might be interesting for you
Patents Stimulate Innovation

Patents encourage innovation: Stay on the ball with the latest innovations in the plastics industry in our patents section.

Patents

Newsletter

Would you like to subscribe to our Newsletters on plastics technology and profit from the latest information?

Subscribe here

Subscribe here

Trade Names

You know the trade name but want to know the material manufacturer, type of polymer and delivery form? Search here!

Trade Names