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FIBREFORM Report Summary

Project ID: G1ST-CT-2000-50015
Funded under: FP5-GROWTH
Country: United Kingdom

A perforated tooling system that incorporates through surface air extraction

The project developed a perforated tooling system that utilises two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes. Air is drawn through the tool surface causing the fibres to adhere to the tool surface. The manufactured preform is consolidated by placing a transparent film over the perforated tool prior to curing.

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Delaware Road Unit 1
PL18 9AR Gunnislake
United Kingdom
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