28 April 2018 | guide

Steps in the manufacture of a composite part

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


  1. Design the part

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


  2. Online mould design

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


  3. Instant online quote

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


  4. Manufacture

    Plyable manufacture the mould using CNC or 3D printing processes


  5. Finishing

    The mould is sealed and releasing agent is applied by Plyable


  6. Delivery

    Track the order as it is processed and delivered


  7. Material lay-up

    You receive the mould ready to lay up composite material

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