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Compression Molding Process

The compression molding process, where the polyurethane is placed in a heated mold and put under pressure to set up and cure, provide benefits that other molding processes may not. The reaction takes place while the material is placed into the mold.

Why Should You Use Compression Molding Process?

There are advantages in using the compression molding process.

  • Large cross sections
  • Reduced secondary processing
  • Reduced excess flash
  • Waste might be reusable
  • Fine details are possible

Why Compression Molding Might Not be Right for Your Part

  • More expensive molds
  • Looser tolerances
  • Longer cycle times
  • High amounts of scrap