IMD (IML, IMF and IMR)
- IMD: In molding decoration
- IML：In molding label (applied to flat or small curved surface)
- IMF：In molding film (applied to 3D curved surface, technique only available in Japan for now)
- IMR：In molding roller (only oil layer is left onto the product, without film, nowadays only available in Japan)
To make the concept easy to understand, in BDM Ltd., IMF is divided into IML, IMR is not available in our factory.
Compared with the immaturity of IMR, IML has been a mature technology in China. A big number of product have been applied IML process, such as the touch panel of the induction cooker, the operation panel of the washing machine, etc..