MuCell Microcellular Foaming Solutions for Engineered Plastic Parts

Improved Quality & Lower Costs

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The MuCell process helps manufacturers of packaging products reach their sustainability goals by reducing the usage of petroleum based plastic resin.

Since the physical foaming process does not alter the chemistry of the polymer, MuCell foamed products can be recycled within their designated material group.

The substantially reduced injection pressure in comparison to conventional molding allows for thinner wall molding applications without increasing the clamp tonnage of the molding machine.

The elimination of flow restrictions during cavity filling provide for unique design freedom, such as the thickest walls at the end of fill for sealing lips in food containers. Part cost savings with MuCell are typically 5 to 15%.

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Testimonials

  • "The new Golf VII is different: The Instrument Panel retainer is molded with the MuCell process, significantly reducing weight.  A welcome side effect: improved dimensional stability due to reduced residual stress in the part."

    Dr. Roger Hillert
    Head of Polymer Group
    Volkswagen AG

  • Hoffer

    "Trexel has made it very easy. They have a very easy point of entry and they're easy to work with. They helped us tremendously from an equipment and design standpoint and have been here around the clock to support us on any issues that we've had."


    Mr. Jack Shedd
    Vice President of Sales and Marketing
    Hoffer Plastics Corp.

  • Nissei

    "MuCell technology permits improvements in part accuracy...process environmentally clean...applications...wide ranging fields...automobile, home appliances, IT, office Automation industries"

    Hozumi Yoda
    NISSEI

  • Nissei

    "We have incorporated the MuCell processing technology into our manufacturing process for over 4 years now and that has allowed us to customize our designs to offer premium cushioning with a reduced amount of material. We have found the durability of these components exceeds standard foam running shoe applications – offering a longer wearing shoe with more rebound and energy return to our customers."

    Katherine Petrecca Strategic Business Unit Manager
    New Balance