Flocking Applications Automotive Interior – SCHWABE USA Cutting Systems

What is Flock? 

“Flock provides a perpendicular fibrous coating to almost any substrate that can be exploited in a variety of contexts. Precision cut flock fibers can be used for the reinforcement of materials such as concrete and paper or processed further to add value to a wide range of surfaces”.

What is the connection between Flock and SCHWABE USA Cutting Presses and Systems?

SCHWABE USA Cutting Presses & Systems are used in the manufacture of products in a  variety of applications and industries, that flocking can be used e.g. packaging, automotive interior trim. 

“Flock fibers are applied to adhesive coated surfaces either mechanically, electro statically or by a combination of both techniques. Mechanical flocking can be further divided into pneumatic and ‘beater-bar’ methods. Flock Manufacture
Flock can be random or precision cut providing different pile effects. Common materials used to manufacture flock include: Cotton, Rayon, Acrylic, Nylon, Polyester.”

Examples Automotive Interior Flock Applications

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Learn more about Flocking?

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Visit the American Flock Association website

 

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Precision Cutting High Volume of Auto Trim Parts 30% FASTER

Cutting High Volume of Auto Interior Parts 30% FASTER

Schwabe USA Model Straight Ram Hydraulic Beam Press
With Single Sided Die Vacuum System Model SR675

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General Specifications



Country of Manufacture – USA
Press Driving Mechanism – Hydraulics
Cutting Force – 675 U.S. Tons
Head Size – 60” Deep x 73” Wide
Bed Size – 60” Deep x 84” Wide (between frame), with wear plate 60”D x 84”W x 1⁄4” thick.
Die Board Size – 74.25” Wide x 216.25” Long

Maximum Material Width – 74″
Cutting Stroke – 8” adjustable, with reduced pressure die setting.
Daylight Opening – 12”, without cutting surface

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Automotive Interiors – Cutting Material Applications – Components Fabrication

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Cutting Spacer Fabric Mesh

Die cutting is the preferred process to cut spacer fabric material structure efficiently and economically. 

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Different types of spacer fabric die cut on urethane belt.

Types of Spacer Fabric

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SCHWABE USA  Straight Ram Hydraulic Beam Press Model SR 230 – Die Cutting Spacer Fabric Mesh on nylon belt feed delivered from roller stand.

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Noise Vibration Harshness – Automotive Interior Die Cut Parts

Automotive Interior Die Cut Parts and Components

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SCHWABE USA offers a turnkey solution for cutting and compression molding all automotive trim interior products including:FabricsLaminates, Felt, Foam, PVC, Leather, Non-wovens.

Noise Vibration Harshness (NVH) is a key growing sector within the automotive interiors industry.

SCHWABE USA hydraulic presses are used in the production of Automotive Interior and Trim Cover Parts and NVH Applications across the world.

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Examples of NVH components are: glove box liners & bumper pads, HVAC seals and dash noise control, fender stuffers, acoustic insulation.

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Come visit our booth #A314 at the Auto Interiors EXPO Oct 23-25th in Novi, Michigan.

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Auto Interiors EXPO – Show Layout Oct 23-25th Novi, Michigan – Booth #A314

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Visit Freeman SCHWABE at Auto Interiors EXPO at Booth #A314

Click here to find Freeman SCHWABE Booth on show layout 

Freeman SCHWABE is a global OEM of the highest quality Hydraulic Die Cutting Presses / Cutting Systems and Manufacturing Software, including the world-renowned brand of SCHWABE USA presses built in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

Freeman SCHWABE introduces “Smart Pricing” on NEW Die Cutting & Molding Presses providing the best mix of a Competitive Prices and Quality Performance for your specific application needs

…Request a ”Smart Price” quote today

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Get Fast Track Entry to Auto Interiors EXPO

You can get a Fast Track entry code and avoid the lines to register at the Auto Interiors EXPo in NOVI Michigan Oct 23-25th.

Click here to get FastTrack entry

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Freeman SCHWABE will be exhibiting at Booth # A314

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Die Cut & Heat Seal – Shaping Auto Interior Parts

Freeman SCHWABE Booth # A314 Auto Interiors EXPO 2018

SCHWABE USA Hydraulic Presses with Electrically Heated Platens are designed, engineered & built in Cincinnati, Ohio USA to meet the needs of your die cut heat seal application.

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Our latest SCHWABE USA Straight Ram Hydraulic Beam Press design can use top heat, bottom heat or both depending upon your application or your customer’s requirement. The heated platen comes equipped with separate control panel with four heating zones.

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The photo below shows the SCHWABE USA Straight Ram Hydraulic Beam Press, Model SR230 with electrically heated platen and In-feed and Out-feed, pinch roll feed system with pneumatically operated die rails cutting against a Nylon Pad.

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SCHWABE USA Straight Ram Hydraulic Beam Press, Model SR230 with electrically heated platen and In-feed and Out-feed, pinch roll feed system

Visit us at the Freeman SCHWABE booth # A314 for more details on our skills and capabilities for Die Cut Heat Seal applications with the SCHWABE USA Press with Heated Platen, including a video of the press cutting & sealing the auto parts below.

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We can customize to your Application Needs: the press size, tonnage, cycle parameters, dwell time, heat specifications and the level of control software sophistication are all custom designed to maximize your manufacturing process.

Software control options feature programmable cycle parameters, job/program storage and recipe handling capability.  Up to 250 individual recipes can be stored with our standard control package.

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