Molding Carbon Fiber Components

FRP-Carbon Fiber Composite Advantages

  • Tooling Costs much less than comparable cast metal molds.
  • Tooling Life typically 3–4 times and up to 5 times as long.
  • CF Molding allows small or large components to be molded.
  • Very complex, intricate parts can be molded or formed!

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FRP-CF Composite vs. Laid-up Carbon Fiber

  • FRP-CF Composite can produce very intricate, complex parts to be molded or formed. L-CF cannot.
  • FRP-CF Composite molding can be fully automated. L-CF requires intensive and costly manual labor.
  • FRP-CF Composite does not require heat curing. L-CF requires curing in an autoclave or oven.
  • FRP-CF Composite parts can be made more efficiently and less expensively than parts being produced by the L-CF process without sacrificing performance and can therefore open-up whole new markets.

FRP-CF Composite – Additional Benefits

  • Reduced NVH compared to metal parts.
  • Smaller carbon footprint – no melting metal.
  • Minimum heat signature compared to metal parts.
  • Recyclable process.
  • Suitable replacement for aluminum, magnesium and some iron parts.

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