Patent Number: 6,192,968

Title: Process for preparing the walls of a mold for molding or shaping to make them ready for the next molding cycle

Abstract: In a process for preparing the mold walls (12a, 12b) of a mold (12, 12) for the molding or shaping of a molded part after completion of the molding cycle and after removal of the molded part from the mold (12) to make the mold walls ready for the next molding cycle, the tempering of the mold walls (12a, 12b) and the coating of the walls with mold wall treatment agent are carried out independently of each other, i.e., without any time overlap, and in a controlled manner, preferably in a program-controlled manner. To apply the coating, preferably a spray element with centrifugal atomization and air control is used, the mold walls preferably being coated with essentially solvent-free mold wall treatment agent.

Inventors: Renkl; Hans-Dieter (Berghulen, DE), Kok; Douwe Marten (Scheemda, NL), Junker; Thomas (Goggingen, DE), Keim; Karl-Heinz (Neu-Ulm, DE)

Assignee: Acheson Industries, Inc.

International Classification: B22D 17/20 (20060101); B05B 3/02 (20060101); B05B 3/10 (20060101); B05B 7/02 (20060101); B05B 13/02 (20060101); B05B 1/14 (20060101); B05B 13/04 (20060101); B05B 7/08 (20060101); B05B 15/04 (20060101); B22D 017/22 (); B22D 027/00 ()

Expiration Date: 02/27/2018