Sunday, 15 August 2010

Mazda injection molding process uses supercritical fluids

Mazda Motor Corp. (Hiroshima, Japan) announced on Sept. 9 2008 that it has developed a new plastic injection molding technology with supercritical fluid technologies that enables a substantial reduction in the weight of plastic parts used in vehicles.

This molding technique cuts the consumption of plastic resins that are used as raw material by approximately 20 to 30 percent, with associated reductions in vehicle weight.