Base Materials bolsters polyurethane tooling board materials range

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Base Materials further strengthens its range of polyurethane (PU) tooling board materials with three new specialist products, all manufactured at its facility in Leicester, UK. The extension of Base Materials’ range includes the addition of BP600, a medium-density PU tooling board material, and two new abrasion-resistant, high-density PU tooling materials, BP1200 and BP1700. John Miller, Managing Director of Base…

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A collaborative approach to product development

BE368 product development collaboration between Base Materials and Shape Materials. Material on a CNC machine

Understanding our customer’s needs and the challenges they face is vital. For us, the development of new materials and solutions requires a collaborative approach. We strive to ensure the unique characteristics of each of our materials meet a specific set of requirements. These criteria are set out in advance through a combination of feedback loops and…

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Base Materials showcases its commitment to R&D with the launch of a novel tooling material

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Base Materials strengthens its long-standing commitment to investing in research and development to meet the needs of its customers with the launch of Ares 770®, a new cost-competitive novel tooling material. The new proprietary resin system, which is made from syntactic materials, is designed for the manufacture of master models and patterns used in the production…

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Base Materials expands its epoxy materials offering with the launch of a new everyday tooling board material

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Base Materials strengthens its industry-leading epoxy materials range with the launch of BE368, a new medium-temperature, everyday tooling board material designed for the manufacture of master models, patterns, jigs and fixtures. Suitable for use across a range of industries including automotive, aerospace, and motorsport, the new BE368 epoxy tooling board boasts a good surface finish,…

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JEC World 2022 Roundup

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Last week Base Materials attended JEC World 2022 and was represented by Kerry Lyons, our Head of International Sales. We couldn’t be more excited to be back! This year’s JEC World was held on May 3-5, 2022, in Paris, with more than 600 new products announced over the three-day showcase. This international composite materials trade…

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Longstanding Marbocote partnership brings 50% time saving to advanced composites market

Marbocote MTS12

A longstanding partnership between Base Materials and Marbocote has produced a new product to reduce curing times in the composites industry. The partnership has resulted in the team becoming technical experts in Marbocote’s products, enabling us to give clear and reliable advice on which product to use and application technique, saving time and money.  Marbocote manufacture…

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From the Le Mans 24Hr to F1 and beyond

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With a long history providing consistently high-quality model, pattern and tooling materials for the motorsports industry, Base Materials has become one of Europe’s leading manufacturers. Base Materials continues to provide its high-performance materials currently supporting nine out of 10 F1 teams alongside many other programs including Formula E. As demand for products has increased so…

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