MOLDS FOR INDUSTRIAL COMPOSITES

Open molds for projection, lay up or infusion

  • Fiberglass
  • Polyester, vinylester or epoxy resins
  • OPTION : scribe lines

Molds for heavy RTM

  • Machined metal –or-
  • Electroformed nickel –or-
  • Reinforced composite materials
  • Thermal regulation system (heating or cooling)
  • Injection and vacuum systems

Molds for Lite RTM

  • Lower mold in composite materials
  • Upper mold in flexible sillicone –or-
  • Upper mold in semi-rigid composites

Molds for SMC or BMC or RIM-DCPD

  • Machined steel with surface chroming
  • Thermal regulation system (heating or cooling)
  • Vacuum system
  • OPTION : Class A surfaces & mirror finish
  • Machined aluminum
  • Thermal regulation system (heating or cooling)
  • Injection system
  • OPTION : Class A surfaces & mirror finish

Electroformed Nickel Molds

  • Nickel skin (4 to 6 mm / 0,160 to 0,240 in)
  • Steel structure with micro regulation system for the skin geometry
  • OPTION : Thermal regulation system (heating or cooling)
  • OPTION : Backing reinforcement in concrete/composite

Molds for RIM-DCPD

  • Machined aluminum
  • Thermal regulation system (heating or cooling)
  • Injection system
  • OPTION : Class A surfaces & mirror finish
WE OFFER:
  • Finite elements analysis (FEA)
  • Resin flow analysis
  • Complete CMM inspection reports
  • Final fitting and trial of molds
  • Vacuum tests
  • Trial parts
  • TURNKEY development programs of prototypes, molds, secondary operations tooling and startup
  • Durability warranties

Machined master models

  • Epoxy tooling planks bonded and machined
  • High temperature epoxy paste on honeycomb structure
  • Seamless modeling paste on polyurethane or polystyrene foam
  • Polyurethane tooling planks bonded and machined
  • Wood or MDF planks bonded and machined
  • Composite materials for high longevity
  • Class A surfaces with finish up to 1200 grit
  • Polyester, Vinylester, Epoxy and Polyurethane primers
  • Scribe lines
  • CMM inspection reports