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Roll Forming Introduction

Roll forming is a high-volume production process used to produce an unlimited variety of formable cross-sections. Through the use of shop floor footage and detailed animations, this Roll Forming program highlights in detail: roll forming dimensional tolerances, material straightness, camber, curve, bow & twist, roll form tooling, and roll forming machines.

Roll Forming

Roll forming is a high-volume production process used to produce an unlimited variety of formable cross-sections. Part of the Fundamental Manufacturing Processes Video Series, this program provides detailed information on roll forming dimensional tolerances, material straightness, camber, curve, bow and twist, roll form tooling, and roll forming machines.

Plating and Surface Coatings

Plating and surface coating processes are used throughout manufacturing to provide protection, durability and decoration to parts. This program explains and highlights the use of electroplating, electroless plating, conversion coating, hot dipping, and porcelain enameling.

Thermoforming Process Components

The Thermoforming Process Components segment explores the materials, clamping systems, heating systems, thermoforming mold types, forming forces, and trimming processes. The basic thermoforming methods are also examined, including: drape thermoforming, cavity thermoforming, pressure thermoforming, plug assist thermoforming, and twin sheet thermoforming.

Plastic Thermoforming Introduction

This Plastic Thermoforming program highlights both cut sheet and roll fed thermoforming operations, and features details on the various thermoforming process components.

Plastic Thermoforming

Plastic thermoforming is the process of producing parts by heating and shaping plastic sheet and film. This Plastic Thermoforming program highlights both cut sheet and roll fed thermoforming operations, and features details on the various thermoforming process components. The Thermoforming Process Components segment explores the materials, clamping systems, heating systems, thermoforming mold types, forming forces, and trimming processes. The basic thermoforming methods are also examined, including: drape thermoforming, cavity thermoforming, pressure thermoforming, plug assist thermoforming, and twin sheet thermoforming.

Liquid Molding

This Liquid Molding program encompasses several process variations of typically low-viscosity resin systems which are used in the production of detailed, high quality composite parts. Just a few of the liquid molding processes featured includes: resin transfer molding and vacuum Infusion.

Pultrusion

This Pultrusion program details the high-throughput, continuous pultrusion process. The reinforcement materials used to produce pultrusions are followed step by step through the process - from resin saturation and impregnation, preforming, shaping, curing, and cut-to-length sawing. This program is part of an eight program Composites Manufacturing series.

Filament Winding

This Filament Winding program examines both the wet winding and dry winding processes. The primary types of filament winding methods are detailed including: hoop winding and helical winding. This program also features an in depth look at the types and uses of filament winding mandrels. This program is part of an eight program Composites Manufacturing series.

Automated Composite Layup and Spray-up

This Automated Composite Layup and Spray-up program focuses on the various automated processes and equipment developed to manufacture composite products of high quality. The use of CNC gantry ply-cutters, robots, tape lamination machines and fiber placement machines are among the automated technologies detailed.