Rotational Moulding for Boats
Looking for rotational moulding for boats? We can help! One of the services we offer is decoration and graphics for rotationally moulded boats.
One of the key benefits of rotational moulding for boat manufacturing is that it allows for the creation of large, complex shapes with a high level of structural integrity.
The process also produces parts with a smooth, consistent surface finish, and it is relatively inexpensive compared to other manufacturing processes.
Rotational moulding for boats – what are the benefits?
There are several benefits to using rotational moulding, also known as roto moulding, to produce boats and other watercraft items. They are:
- Lower costs: Rotational moulding is relatively inexpensive compared to other manufacturing processes, making it a good option for producing large, complex parts in high volumes.
- Large, complex shapes: Rotational moulding for boats allows for the creation of large, complex shapes with a high level of structural integrity. This makes it well suited for producing boats and other watercraft items.
- Smooth, consistent surface finish: The rotational moulding process produces parts with a smooth, consistent surface finish, which is important for ensuring that the boat has a sleek, streamlined appearance.
- Durable: The rotational moulding process produces parts that are strong and durable, making them well suited for use in harsh environments like water.
- Environmental benefits: Rotational moulding generates relatively little waste, and the plastic resins used in the process can be recycled, making it a more environmentally friendly manufacturing process compared to some alternatives
How do you make a boat using roto-moulding?
To make a boat using rotational moulding, the first step is to design the boat and create a mould that will be used to shape the plastic.
Here is the process:
- The design should consider the intended use of the boat, as well as factors such as the size, shape, and weight of the boat. The mould should be designed to produce a boat with the desired features and dimensions.
- Next, the powdered plastic resin is placed into the mould and the mould is placed into a large oven. The mould is rotated continuously as it is heated, causing the plastic to melt and coat the inside of the mould. As the mould cools, the plastic solidifies and takes on the shape of the mould.
- Once the boat has been moulded, it can be removed from the mould and any excess material can be trimmed away. The boat can then be finished with additional features, such as handles, latches, or hinges, as needed.
Working with Tesoplas
Our permanent graphics methods ensure duration for as long as the life-time of the product. Especially when it comes to boats, it offers the possibility of unique designs and colours to help you design your new range or customise for your customers.
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