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Metyx brings artistic flair to composites

An acrylic painted glass fibre sculpture by the contemporary Turkish artist, Bülent Sancar, will be on display during JEC World.

9th January 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Istanbul

Interiors

The composite sculptures were designed and created by Sancar using Metyx’s Tool Centre production facilities located in the main factory in Manisa, Turkey. The first stage was hand sculpting the two complex, curved, elliptically shaped mould patterns (plugs) from polystyrene block. The artist then directly applied the matrix resin and several layers of Metyx’s multiaxial E-glass fabrics, building up a sufficient laminate wall thickness to provide rigidity. 

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