16 October 2007
16 October 2007
Manufacturers thinking about converting to closed mould production will be able to see the benefits of those processes at educational sessions presented by Composites One at Composites & Polycon 2007, October 17-18 at the Tampa Bay Convention Center.
Led by industry experts, the sessions will provide insights into advanced techniques of three closed mould technologies – Light Resin Transfer Moulding (Light RTM), the Vacuum Infusion Process (VIP) and Closed Cavity Bag Moulding (CCBM). Attendees will learn how to set up their own closed mould shop and build their own CCBM vacuum bag, become more familiar with LRTM troubleshooting and waxing techniques, understand the benefits of VIP laminate design and analysis software, and find out more about Composites One’s Kit Concepts Faro Technology. Throughout the event, industry experts will be on hand to answer attendees’ questions, explain aspects of each process, discuss equipment and materials, and display finished parts built through closed mould.
Sessions will mainly be held in Composites One’s exhibit area in the outdoor Demo Zone.
The advanced sessions at Composites & Polycon are the latest in Composites One’s ongoing series of educational programs focused on closed mould technologies. “These events mark an important next step in the advancement of closed mould,” said Marcy Offner, Composites One Marketing Manager. “We believe that tomorrow’s closed mould shop can utilize all three of these processes. It’s critical that our customers learn about various processes so they can make a seamless transition from research and development to actual in-shop production.”
For more information about the demos, please visit Composites One Booths #309 and 417 at Composites & Polycon 2007.
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