Helmet manufacturing - Application of Injection Molding Machine
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Because of the climate, convenience, or features, scooters have become the first choice for transportation in Taiwan. How popular are scooters in Taiwan? According to the statistics, Taiwan’s adult population is about 17 million, and the number of scooters is 14 million. It can be said that every 5 adults have 4 scooters. Therefore, riding on the road with a high density of 400 scooters per square kilometer, the helmet is important for the rider to ensure his traffic safety. Helmet manufacturing machine has more opportunities especially in Taiwan.
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China announced the policy of “One Helmet, One Belt” since this April. Zhejiang and Jiangsu released relevant regulations for riding safety. The regulations strongly pulled the helmet selling and production in China, and even has increased 3,500 new companies for this big market within one month.
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There are many kinds of helmets, such as Full-face, Open face (3/4), Half, and Modular (flip-up) helmet and so on. In terms of safety, the Full face type is best, and the Half one is the worst. The helmet is usually composed of a hard shell, a buffer layer, a comfortable cushion, a wearing device, and goggles, etc. The hard shell is mainly made of resin materials of PC, ABS, PC+ABS alloy materials, glass Fiber, and carbon fiber materials, etc.
Most of FCS clients are using (HN series) servo energy-saving injection molding machine
or (FB-R series) rotary table two-component injection molding machine
to produce various single or double shot of helmets. The machines are equipped screws special for PC or ABS, and with the clamping force from 250 tonf to 750 tonf,
Single and Multi-component helmets – China: