Material Guide

Plyable’s aim is to help you optimise the results of your composite parts by assisting you to select the best material for your composite mould. Our guide below outlines the wide range of materials we offer for all applications and price points. If you need help picking the right mould material for your composite manufacturing project please contact us and speak to one of our experts.

Brand
Name
Cost
Density (kg/m3)
# of Components
Max Cure Temp
Thermal Expansion
Colour
Epoxy Tooling Board
WB-700
$$$$
700
6
120°c
High
Base 978
$$$$
680
6
80°c
High
Trelleborg TB650
$$$$
690
6
80°c
High
Metallic
Aluminium 5083
$$$$
2700
100+
150°c
Mid
Steel P20
$$$$
7850
1000+
250°c
Low-Mid
Polyurethane Tooling Board
Ebazel 260
$$$$
250
1
Ambient
High
Sika M700
$$$$
720
5
Ambient
High
Composite Mould
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP)
$$$$
n/a
100+
130°c
Low
Glass reinforced polymer (GRP)
$$$$
n/a
100+
130°c
Mid
3D Printed
ULTEM 1010
3D printing process
$$$$
Sparse build
12
120°c
Mid