Production of Insulated Footwear Using Liquid Injection Molding Equipment. 1. Method
Final rept. 15 Sep 1977-15 Jul 1979
UNIROYAL INC NAUGATUCK CT CONSUMER PRODUCTS DIV
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The objective of this project was to set up and demonstrate a manufacturing line capable of continuous production of 60 pairs per week of lightweight insulated boots from liquid injection molded expanded polyurethane. This report describes in detail all production equipment, production methods, and process conditions used to fabricate the lightweight insulated boot. Cycle times for the various major operations are included based on the optimum operation of the equipment. Mold requirements, equipment layouts and operations flow chart are listed.