- While digitizing and CAD-CAM development is increasingly popular, many projects don’t offer the volume potential to use such advanced systems.
- Many Australian projects suit more traditional methods of development. While Aerotrans has used other more sophisticated systems on occasions, for cost and overall timing, it has found that for lower volume FRP projects traditional methods are usually more economical.
This means that a real size representation is developed by a skilled Pattern Maker, who not only produces a representation of the final component, but also adds any features needed for production moulds.
- Once the pattern is complete in then is prepared in two-pack paint to automotive quality finish. After hours of pre-production preparation and allowing time to harden, the pattern is ready for mould production.
- Once ready the painstaking task of mould production commences. At Aerotrans Australia the quality of pattern and pattern painting, culminates in careful mould production ensuring that the final component represents a quality of a high volume OEM part, even if in reality it is a simple sub-component of a greater part.
- If you were to ask us at Aerotrans Australia why our quality is better than nearly everyone else, we’d simply refer you to the process of development and care within production.
Components made at Aerotrans Australia are amongst the world’s best fibreglass products because we don’t just worry about our production, we’re involved from the very first step. From the production of the pattern, to the pattern painting, through the process of the mould production, and then finally the component production – It’s Holistic; care less about any one process and the component will be less than it could be; but not at Aerotrans Australia.