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  • Reaction Injection Mold (RIM) Tooling

    Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) is a low cost tooling process to achieve high quality Polyurethane and Urethane plastic parts.

    RIM molds can be used to make intricate designs with Class A surfaces. RIM Tooling is lower in cost than other plastic manufacturing methods. The wide variation of applications is why manufactures cannot ignore the potential of RIM Tooling.

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  • Structural Reaction Injection Mold (SRIM) Tooling

    Structural Reaction Injection Molding (SRIM) is an affordable way to greatly reduce the overall weight of large components. Large equipment panels benefit from the light weight and structural strength.

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  • Reinforced Reaction Injection Mold (RRIM) Tooling

    Reinforced Reaction Injection Molding (RRIM) uses filler materials to gain extra strength, tensile elongation and dimensional stability. RRIM is an excellent choice when dimensional stability and mechanical properties are major engineering requirements.

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  • Foam in Place (FIP) Tooling

    Foam in Place, structural foam, elastomeric foam, ridged foam, acoustical foam, back foaming and energy absorption foam is an area of manufacturing where EPW excels.

    The complexity of the FIP mold can be tricky, and the requirements of the finished product requires advanced knowledge of all the possible ways to use FIP.

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  • Skin on Foam in Place (FIP)

    We specialize in spraying Polyurethane or Urethane Skin on Foam in Place (FIP) and structural foam. Skin on FIP is used on products that need a cover yet also need to be completely secured.

    Skin on FIP is often used for seating in marine vessels, public seating on mass transit or other public venues as well as for medical seating and reclining devices.

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  • Encapsulation Tooling

    Glass Encapsulation Mold Tooling is beneficial to industries like consumer, commercial, telecommunications, construction, medical and others have been utilizing the benefits. Glass encapsulation can be used everywhere glass needs to act as a protectant against elements or as insulation to keep objects at a constant temperature.

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  • Thermoform Tooling

    Thermoform Tooling is also known as Vacuum Forming. Thermoforming is perfect for blister packs, clamshell packages, medical and other components that require a surface with no crevices or joints.

    Thermoform molds can be machined from a variety of materials. Prototype molds can be designed and machined with very short lead times.

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EPW - Custom Engineered Tools and Molds

EPW is a premier supplier of innovative Reaction Injection Mold (RIM) Tool technology designed to impact manufacturing cost. In 1992 EPW developed new Foam In Place technology and Glass Encapsulation Mold Technology. Learn more about EPW's History of RIM Tooling Innovations.

Everyday we create prototype and production RIM Tooling solutions for numerous applications in medical, consumer, telecommunications, military, automotive and other fields. We have worked with some of the largest OEM's in the world. Let us show you how we can make the difference in your tooling and molding of soft touch products.

Reaction Injection Molds

Custom (RIM) Reaction Injection Mold Tooling

RIM molds can create intricate designs with Class A surfaces and tight tolerances. RIM Tooling is lower in cost than other plastic manufacturing methods even though RIM molds can be highly complex.

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Glass Encapsulation

Custom Glass Encapsulation Tooling

Glass encapsulation tooling utilizes a continuous smooth seal that reduces noise, and points of entry by water and dirt on vehicles. Glass Encapsulation also provides insulation on consumer and retail products.

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(FIP) Foam in Place

Foam in Place (FIP) Soft Touch Seating

The Foam in Place process can create a one shot soft touch component for consumer and commercial products or multiple shots to include Vacuum, Thermoforming, substraights and other components.

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Medical Enclosures

Medical Device Product RIM Tooling

More than almost any other industry, the medical industry calls for the highest quality Polyurethane and Urethane parts available. Here are 7 reasons to use RIM Tooling for medical product design.

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Green Product Tooling

Green Product RIM Tooling

Some manufacturing methods are not as environmentally friendly as the green products and devices they produce. RIM Tooling is an environmentally friendly process for the following 5 reasons.

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Production / Prototype

Prototype to Production RIM Tooling

Depending upon part quantities requirements, we can provide short run Reaction Injection Mold Tooling from Aluminum, REN, Epoxy and P20 Tooling to meet your quantity and quality needs.

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