Name of the Client

Elite Precision Machinery Co., Ltd.

Client's Profile

Plastic injection moulding machine manufacturer

Client's Needs
  • To explore business opportunities in automotive parts manufacturing industry
  • To provide alternative solutions to replace traditional labour intensive leather mounting production method for producing automotive compartment interior decoration parts 
Our Solutions
  • Developed a tandem Polyurethane (PU)-thermoplastic overmoulding injection moulding system comprising of 2-platen injection moulding machine and PU dosing device
  • Developed a PU-thermoplastic two-component injection mould
  • Identified appropriate PU material for automotive interior parts application
  • Developed an automotive door interior panel as a practical case study for Technology demonstration and evaluation
Value Created
  • Able to produce soft-touch leather-like injection over-moulded parts
  • Flash-free PU products and hence reduce raw material wastage
  • Shorter production cycle time by a tandem operation sequence to fully utilize the machine idle time
  • Eliminate the labour intensive leather mounting process
Automotive door interior part
Automotive door interior part
Configuration of the PU-thermoplastic overmoulding system
Configuration of the PU-thermoplastic overmoulding system
PU-thermoplastic overmoulding tandem mould
PU-thermoplastic overmoulding tandem mould
PU-thermoplastic overmoulding tandem mould
PU-thermoplastic overmoulding tandem mould