bag molding

bag molding

[′bag ‚mōld·iŋ]
(engineering)
A method of molding plastic or plywood-plastic combinations into curved shapes, in which fluid pressure acting through a flexible cover, or bag, presses the material to be molded against a rigid die.

bag molding

The application of pressure on a material during molding so that it takes the shape of a curved, rigid die. The material, contained within the die and a flexible cover, is deformed by changes of pressure within the enclosure.
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Composite molding methods include vacuum bag molding, pressure bag molding, and autoclave molding.
During the IBEX show, more than 75 production-quality "mini" catamarans were built using closed-mold processes such as Light Resin Transfer Molding (Light RTM), the Vacuum Infusion Process (VIP), and Closed Cavity Bag Molding (CCBM).
The service is aimed at both open and closed molding, including RTM and closed-cavity bag molding (CCBM).