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HAND LAY-UP [1 record]

Record 1 2016-02-29


Subject field(s)
  • Plastics Manufacturing

A method of forming reinforced plastics articles comprising the steps of placing a web of the reinforcement, which may or may not be preimpregnated with a resin, in a mold or over a form and applying fluid resin to impregnate and/or coat the reinforcement, followed by curing of the resin.

Key term(s)
  • hand lay-up moulding


  • Plasturgie

Le moulage à la main consiste tout d'abord à appliquer sur la surface du moule un agent de démoulage, et ensuite une couche de gel servant au finissage superficiel de l'article; on étend ensuite une couche de renfort vitreux que l'on imprégne à la main en versant dessus de la résine catalysée. On laisse polymériser, puis on applique une couche successive jusqu'à ce que l'épaisseur désirée soit atteinte.


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