Perfect parallelism in panoramic roof through active platen control -- K Trade Fair

Perfect parallelism in panoramic roof through active platen control

04.12.2014

Taking center stage at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Plastic Technology (Nagoya, Japan) stand at the recent IPF show near Tokyo was a massive panoramic roof molded by Toyota Industries for a long wheelbase version of the hybrid Prius vehicle available in Japan. The roof measured between 1050 and 1190 mm in width, and 1460 mm in length. Molded on a 3000emR-47-/160 two-component electric press (technically a hybrid press as final clamping is hydraulic) from Mitsubishi, the transparent PC component was 5 mm thick, while the black PC alloy frame was 3 mm thick. Overall shot weight was 12 kg.
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