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How Closed Mold Process Composites Benefit Wind Turbines

Closed mold processes produces a growing number of composite products for sectors of the U. S. economy such as the automotive industry and the energy production industry to name a few.  However, one of the biggest beneficiaries of components produced by this process has been the industrial wind turbine and its blades.  The Benefits of Read More…

The Closed Mold Process Helps Control Fiber Volume

Closed mold processes of composite materials manufacturing have a variety of benefits both for the manufacturer and the consumer. In addition to creating materials that have qualities like high strength, lightness and corrosion resistance, this process also allows manufacturers to control the volume of composite fibers in a given material batch.  How Closed Mold Processes Read More…

Closed Mold Processes Helps Control Fiber Volume

Closed mold processes have a variety of benefits both for the composites manufacturer and the consumer. In addition to creating materials that are light-weight with a high strength ratio, this process also allows manufacturers to control the volume of composite fibers in a given material batch.  Closed Mold Processes Works Closed mold process combine composite Read More…

Closed Mold Processes Could Benefit Composite Businesses

Closed mold processes are methods of producing composite products in which composite fibers and resin cure inside a two-sided mold or a vacuum bag.  Because resin is cured in a closed mold system, there are significantly fewer emissions, helping manufacturers meet Federal and State emissions standards, while reducing the need for worker protective clothing and Read More…

Case Study: Closed Mold Process Used on Innovative Combine Grain Extension Covers

The closed mold process is a method of working with resin that delivers many benefits. These include reduced waste and emissions, lower material and disposal costs, a more consistent, repeatable process, and reduced cycle times for higher productivity and lower labor costs. When dealing with composites, closed mold processes like light resin transfer molding (RTM), Read More…

Closed mold processes create lower cost precision parts

Closed mold processes can help produce precision parts at a lower cost and can be used in a variety of applications. Traditional composite tooling is typically used for the rigid base – the “A” side mold; different materials can be used for the “B,” or counter, side, depending on the process application. Regardless of the Read More…

Reusable Bag Molding is an Easy Entry into Closed Mold Processes

Composites One is leading supplier of composites and high performance materials. Because we are knowledgeable about composites manufacturing processes, our team at Composites One often shares that knowledge with our partners in the industry. One of these manufacturing processes is a closed mold process called Reusable Bag Molding. This process produces a higher quality product Read More…

Composites One Educates about Closed Mold Processes Saving Companies Time and Money

Composites One is considered the leading process expert in the composites industry, and continually strives to educate our customers about more efficient ways that composite parts can be manufactured. These composite part processes have been proven to save both time and money. Many of the processes that Composites One features in its live demonstrations are Read More…

Closed Mold Processes are Used to Manufacture Products Made from Corrosion-Resistant Composites

Composite materials are replacing traditional materials such as wood and steel due to their corrosion-resistant properties. Industries, such as the corrosion industry, that often-subject equipment to harsh environmental elements and chemicals require material that can withstand the corrosive nature of the elements without losing strength or structural integrity. Closed mold processes are an efficient way Read More…

Case Study: The Success of Closed Mold Processes in the Wind Energy Industry

The closed molding process is a low-cost solution for high-volume production. This process creates products by curing composite materials, such as fibers or resin, inside a two-sided, closed mold or inside a vacuum. The products made from the closed molding process are highly accurate and require very little post-production work, which makes the manufacturing process Read More…

Inside look: Closed molding course couples talks with concept demos

Billed as a hands-on seminar, the recent Advances in Closed Molding Tool Design and Production Materials event had the feel of a full-blown tech conference. Held May 2-3, 2012, in Cape Coral, Fla., the seminar highlighted the benefits of closed molding and provided attendees with an up-close look at materials and processes used in a Read More…

What is Closed Mold Manufacturing?

Closed Molding is a technology which allows the manufacturing of better polymer composite parts in less time, with less waste, and largely reduced emissions a possibility.  A wide range of industries use closed mold technologies to make precision parts. Industries include aerospace, transportation, and recreation. When identical parts need to be manufactured out of composites Read More…