compression molding

noun
a method of molding thermosetting plastic by closing a mold on it, forming the material by heat and pressure.

Origin:
1935–40

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Compression molding, extrusion, and injection molding with and without preheating of the material were also investigated.
Processed by continuous compression molding without the addition of fillers, polymer modifiers or processing aids.
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