- Together with the plastic compound, the substrate with the attached decorative motif is pressed directly onto the wall of the cavity during the injection molding process.
- Due to the temperature in the machine, the design dissolves from the substrate in the form of super-fine layers of lacquer and is transferred and adhered to the plastic surface.
- Characteristic of the technological refinement of the technique is, above all, the fact that as a new aesthetic variant of In-Mold Decoration (IMD), plastic surfaces with a soft finish you can see and feel can now also be created. This gives plastic completely new haptic qualities and can inspire buyers with a special sensual experience.
Today even single-frame decorations with a side length of up to 1,000 millimeters can be transferred to plastic surfaces with high precision using IMD technology.
- Fabric, leather, and wood designs are given a tangible component and thus become deceptively real
- Soft touch designs also optimize the sound of plastic surfaces, or similar
- Touch user interfaces supporting the Shy Tech design are highlighted in a tactile and intuitive way
- Design for Recycling: The recyclability of the decorated components remains fully intact
- Thanks to the use of digital technology, tangible effects can be customized and promote special editions
- The highly economical IMD technology is used for the production process
- High levels of surface protection against scratches, abrasion, UV radiation
- Suitable for different types of plastic
- Can be used for recycled plastic materials
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