Polyurethane Mould Tooling
Pinfold Patterns is specialised in Polyurethane Mould tooling. We design and CNC manufacture mould tooling for production and prototype moulding. Tools can be manufactured from Ureol tooling boards, Cast Aluminium, Aluminium billet, Steel or we can also make tools from GRP Resin as per the customers requirements.
Polyurethane Mould tools can be made for very large parts such as automotive bumpers, and enclosures for medical equipment for instance.
Mould is a hollowed-out block that is filled with a liquid like plastic ,glass, metal, ceramic raw materials. The liquid hardens or sets inside the mould, adopting its shape. A mould is the counterpart to a Casting. Typical uses for moulded plastics include molded furniture, molded household good, and structural materials.
Types of moulding include:
- Blow moulding
- Compression moulding
- Injection moulding
- Reaction injection moulding
- Matched mould
- Matrix moulding
- Plastic moulding
- Pressure plug assist moulding
- Rotational moulding (or Rotomoulding)
- Transfer moulding
- Vacuum forming, a simplified version of thermoforming
- Vacuum plug assist moulding