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Rubbercraft to present new elastomeric tooling system at SAMPE Seattle 2017

This new flexible tooling product was developed for the high temperature moulding of complex structural aircraft composite parts.

16th May 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Long Beach, CA

Construction, Transport/​Aerospace

Mathias Hecht, Product Line Director - Composite Tooling, will be presenting a technical research paper during the SAMPE Seattle 2017 conference. © RubbercraftRubbercraft, a supplier of elastomeric tooling solutions, will present a technical paper at SAMPE Seattle 2017 this month, discussing the company’s innovative new tri-layer flexible tooling technology, and showcasing on its stand for the first time a new ‘non-permeable’ elastomeric tooling system.

This new flexible tooling product was developed by Rubbercraft for the high temperature moulding of complex structural aircraft composite parts where a bladder or reusable vacuum bag is required, to provide higher surface quality and improve productivity.

This new ‘tri-layer’ flexible tooling technology is said to improve part quality by reducing leaks and avoiding surface porosity. It also provides an extra layer of security against leaks due to punctures or manufacturing defects, the manufacturer reports.

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