Integral Skin system is suitable for objects that require a high level of surface detail such as a leather texture or wood grain, and that require an aesthetic, refined finish. It is also well suited for thin parts, and polyurethane that will cover metal frames and inserts.
A textured mold accurately reproduces a surface pattern and can feel like real leather.
This type of products can be obtained with resin or metal thermostatic molds.
Integral Skin system is processed at a temperature ranging from 40 to 50 °C.
The molded part is usually black or neutral, but, using “in mould coating” capabilities, standard RAL or NCS colours can also be achieved.
This system allows the positioning of inserts inside the mold before injecting foam (various inserts and metal frames).
Integral Skin system uses high and low pressure dosing machines (Saip equipment).
THIS POLYURETHANE FOAM ALLOWS PRODUCING OBJECTS HAVING A VERY COMPACT AND SOLID EXTERNAL SURFACE.
THE MOULD ACCURATELY COPIES THE MOLD SURFACE PATTERN AND SEEMS LIKE COVERED BY REAL LEATHER TO THE TOUCH.
THE PRODUCTS OBTAINED THROUGH THE INTEGRAL POLYURETHANE SYSTEM CAN BE THIN, COVER INSERTS AND METAL FRAMES, BUT ALSO THICKER AND ASSURE A STRONG FLEXIBILITY.
how it’s made
The realisation of components involves some phases to prepare the mold with special products, later the resin that will shape the product is injected through a dosing machine.
EQUIPMENT > HIGH AND LOW PRESSURE
MOLDS > EPOXY RESIN, SILICON RUBBER AND METALLIC
RELEASE AGENT > SPRAY AND WAX
INSERT > WOOD, METAL AND PLASTIC
• Densities from 250 to 450 kg/m³
• Making the furniture more firm and used for long time
• The insert is incorporated inside the injected foam
• Smoothness and homogeneity
• Lightweight and resilient
• Can be used to obtain unique and elegant shapes
• Allows a great shape complexity in one shot
Some examples of products realized by our customers through our POZZI-AROSIO systems.