28 April 2018 | guide

Steps in the manufacture of a composite part


Composite parts are made by layering composite material onto one or more molds. Getting the mold design and manufacture right is crucial to a good end result. With Plyable all you need to do is upload a part design and with a click you will receive a mold ready for lay-up of composite material.

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  1. Design the part

    Create the part in a CAD tool and upload the .STEP file to Plyable.

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  2. Online mold design

    Plyable technology simulates the design and manufacturing process in real-time

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  3. Instant online quote

    Plyable will provide you with the cost and lead time to manufacture the mold

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  4. Manufacture

    Plyable manufacture the mold using CNC or 3D printing processes

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  5. Finishing

    The mold is sealed and releasing agent is applied by Plyable

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  6. Delivery

    Track the order as it is processed and delivered

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  7. Material lay-up

    You receive the mold ready to lay up composite material


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