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Cincinnati Incorporated and Marine Concepts to debut 3D printed molding tool

Cincinnati Incorporated and Marine Concepts to debut 3D printed molding tool
Cincinnati Incorporated’s Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) machine was used to create a 3D printed light resin transfer molding (LRTM) tool that will be showcased at the IBEX boat-building trade show in Tampa Florida October 1-3, 2019.

Thermwood 3D prints large boat hull pattern

Thermwood 3D prints large boat hull pattern
Thermwood uses its LSAM additive manufacturing technology to fabricate a 3,000-lb/1,363-kg plug for a boat hull. The project proves the viability of additive manufacturing to help reduce marine composites fabrication costs.  

ACMA announces 2017 Membership Award Winners
ACMA will recognize these influential leaders of the composites industry at ACMA's Membership Awards and Recognition Ceremony during CAMX 2017.

World’s largest center console with single-skin hull

World’s largest center console with single-skin hull
Navy RHIB concept goes commercial in the new HydraSports Custom Sueños high-performance offshore fishing boat.

IBEX 2014 report
A new home port in Florida and fair economic winds propel this boatbuilders’ convention to its best exhibitor/attendee turnout in years.

IBEX 2013 Show Review
Evidence of a marine industry rebound and a trend toward supplier M&A as the world’s largest boatbuilding trade show looks ahead to smoother sailing … and Tampa.

IBEX 2012 Review
Under the banner “The Future of Marine Technology,” the 22nd International BoatBuilders’ expo confronts a brave new world.

COMPOSITES 2012 Highlights
As ACMA’s annual conclave convened in North America’s gambling capital, show exhibitors and attendees placed their bets on better days.

IBEX 2011 Review
As the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference again docks in Louisville, the industry continues a slow and tentative rebound.

Product Categories of Design Concepts / Marine Concepts

Tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, prepreg
Fabricating Services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Hand layup
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
  • Thermoset materials
    • Continuous laminating
    • Custom compounding and blending
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Hand layup
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Sprayup
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, aircraft interior
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Armor, composite
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Marine, boat (hulls, decks, bulkheads, etc.)
  • Pressure vessels
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Product design
  • Repair services, composites
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