Axson Technologies (Madison Heights, Mich., USA) is introducing to the North American market its highly durable, seamless modeling paste, SC 390. With improved temperature resistance and higher hardness, SC 390 is designed for large-scale tools in demanding applications. The enhanced properties are said to result in increased service life. The image shows a wind blade tool on a 5-axis CNC being profile machined. This tool is about 50 ft long and 8 ft wide (15.2m by 2.4m) and is capable of multiple pulls from one plug.
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