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1. (WO2013153285) METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING INSULATION BLOCK AND INSULATION BLOCK

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/153285    International Application No.:    PCT/FI2013/050400
Publication Date: Fri Oct 18 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 12 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: B29C 44/34
B29C 44/58
Applicants: FINNFOAM OY
Inventors: NIEMINEN, Henri
Title: METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING INSULATION BLOCK AND INSULATION BLOCK
Abstract:
A method for manufacturing an insulation block, preferably an insulation plate, in which method the casting mould is adjusted to a desired size by moving at least one wall of the casting mould, the pre-expanded polystyrene, polypropylene or polyethylene beads are led to the casting mould, the pre-expanded polymer beads are steamed in the casting mould, and the formed finished insulation block is removed from the mould. In a method according to the invention at least one wall of the casting mould is moved during the steaming and/or during the cooling phase after the steaming.