Romano’ di Inverigo, Italy -- PU machinery maker Saip has developed new foaming fixtures that allow use of the same plug/core for the manufacture of both refrigerated display and vending machine cabinets.
The Up-Technology foaming fixture for the foaming process of vending machine cabinets is equipped with automatic foaming plug change-over, Saip said.
“The foaming fixture top platen is fixed, while the fixture bottom platen has an up and down vertical movement by means of servo-motor and electromechanical cylinders are controlled by brushless motors,” the company added. It has been supplied to an Italian refrigeration manufacturer.
Meanwhile Saip’s face-down technology foaming fixture for display cabinets foaming has been developed for a Russian company, Saip said.
The foaming fixture, which has an adjustable foaming plug, is composed by one fixed top platen, two side walls and two movable carriers. The fixture is a tunnel type shuttle system with the two movable carriers supporting the foaming plugs.