Quality tooling is a fundamental requirement for the manufacture of composite parts. This is due to the fact that every step in the composite part manufacturing process must be tightly controlled to ensure superior material properties and predictable performance in the final product.
This Composite Tooling Design program explores the composite materials used for tooling, and tooling design.
The Tooling Materials segment details the wide variety of materials used to create composite tooling, including:
- glass reinforced polyester/vinyl-ester laminated tooling
- carbon/glass fiber reinforced epoxy/bismaleimide laminated tooling
- invar coated carbon fiber reinforced tooling
The Tooling Design segment highlights mold, die, and mandrel tooling design for a variety of composite processes:
- spray up
- vacuum infusion
- vacuum assisted resin transfer molding
- resin transfer molding
- and more
Support tools are also featured, including: ply & core kit-cutting templates, ply & core locator templates, trim fixtures, drill jigs & fixtures, and tooling supports.
Study Guide (pdf)
Product ID: DV08PUB4_E