|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||264/545 ; 425/388|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 30 인용 특허 : 0|
The method of molding a refrigerator door by preheating a pair of plastic sheets and thence placing the first sheet and the second sheet on a lower female mold and on a plug assist female mold, respectively. The preheated sheet in the lower mold has a full vacuum drawn thereon to mold such first sheet into the final form of the front door panel. A partial vacuum is drawn on the second sheet to partially form the plastic sheet into the configuration of the final form of the inner door panel and thence the preformed second sheet is transferred to an upper ...
A process for thermoforming a refrigerator door in a molding apparatus using inner and outer plastic sheets, said inner sheet forming the interior door surface and said outer sheet forming the exterior door surface, said molding apparatus includes a means for transporting the sheets, a preheated, interior plug assist mold mounted on means for moving said mold in and out of the work area, said plug assist mold is made with a low heat transfer material, a interior upper male mold containing peripheral resistance wire, a exterior lower female mold containin...