06949217 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 13 patents.

The invention is a method of a sheet (134) of thermoplastic material between upper and lower molds (102, 104), heating the sheet to a plastic state using electromagnetic radiation and molding the sheet. The molds (102, 104) are preferably formed of silicon and infrared radiation is preferably used to heat the sheet (134).

Title
Use of infrared radiation in molding of protective caps
Application Number
10/129500
Publication Number
6949217 (B2)
Application Date
January 8, 2002
Publication Date
September 27, 2005
Inventor
Kia Silverbrook
Balmain
AU
Assignee
Silverbrook Research
AU
IPC
B29C 059/16
B29C 051/42
B29C 035/08
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