Gas assisted injection is an effective way to produce lighter parts and in turn contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions in automobiles.
Demand for Climate Change
Environmental activists are focusing on awareness about the scientific facts and numbers of climate change, and the auto industry has been focusing on developing innovative solutions to serve the global demand on reducing CO2 emission in a big way. OEMs are fighting for every kilo before finalising the vehicle design and weight. In the past decades we have seen immense advancements in fuel consumption efficiencies across the auto industry, and today almost every OEM has a zero-emission vehicle in their range of automobiles.
Advantages and Challenges of Gas Injection Technology
Gas assisted injection is an effective way to produce lighter parts that helps with fuel efficiency of the vehicle, which helps to reduce CO2 emissions. However, the challenge is to meet mechanical as well as aesthetic requirements of parts that are produced with GIT technology (Gas Injection Technology). At the same time, the technology provides parts with increased strength and rigidity while using less material. Not only is less material used, but due to faster cooling times of the plastic, the cycle time is decreased to increase plastic injection moulding machine output.
Key Elements for GIT Mould
Mould Design, Mould Engineering and Process Engineering are 3 key elements in developing an efficient GIT mould.
At Moliporex (our flagship mould making company) we have been constantly working on our inhouse GIT mould development capabilities and as a result have delivered several successful projects for highly complex interior trim parts to our clients across Europe. Part of the VANGEST Group, we continue our journey to play our part in contributing to improving climate change and working sustainably and efficiently.