The steering wheel, besides being a structural and aesthetic element of the car, is strongly involved into safety: it not only contains the airbag, but it is also designed to properly deform itself not to damage your chest in case of accident.
No wonder manufacturers of steering wheels around the world pay so much attention to the quality and performance of their products. Cannon turnkey plants are the best solution for keep high quality and reliability levels.
Cannon supplies complete plants for production in open mould pouring or closed injection, as well as production plants with turning table or series of stationary foaming presses.
Nowadays a typical plant for steering wheels is made of:
One high pressure foaming machine, connected to several mixing heads
Several foaming stations, each including a press and a booth with ventilation
Several mixing heads, one for each press, fixed on the mould.
The two main benefits of Cannon presses for steering wheels are ergonomics and reliability. Cannon’s presses can feature an automatically adjustable tilting and a proper daylight, to ensure easy accessibility by the operator.
Production of steering wheels often involves a lot of manual operations. If you are looking for any degree of automation, Cannon’s skills and experience are the right choice.