COMPOSITES EXCHANGE by Metyx Composites

JEC World 2022 DAY 2: Thermoforming cores for significant weight savings using adaptive mold technology

The presentation will focus on the use of adaptive mold technology for thermoforming cores for the marine, wind and composite manufacturing industries. A review of what an adaptive mold is, how it works, how it is programmed and the variety of shapes that a single mold can produce will be presented. The technology incorporates a proprietary mold surface and laser-guided tracking system to ensure repeatable, consistent part production. Following, there will be a case study on a boat hull core schedule that was manufactured resulting in a 20%+ weight reduction.

Speaker:
Gulnur BASER, R&D Manager, Metyx Composites

 

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JEC Group is the world's leading company dedicated entirely to the development of information and business connections channels and platforms supporting the growth and promotion of the composite materials industry. Publisher of the JEC Composites Magazine, the industry's reference magazine, JEC Group drives global innovation programs and organizes several events in the world, including JEC World (the foremost and world-leading international exhibition dedicated to composite materials and their applications), which takes place every spring in Paris.