Pultrusion process

Description

The process where a cluster of fibre is coated in resin and forced through a mold, then cured with heat to produce a fibre-reinforced polymer.

Alternative labels

pultrusion processes
making fibre reinforced polymer
pultrusion processing
fibre reinforced polymer making
process of pultrusion
make fibre reinforced polymer

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Pultrusion process is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Pultrusion machine operator: Pultrusion Machine Operators tend, control, and maintain machines which enable the production of composite materials with consistent cross-sections by adding reinforcement fibres such as fibreglass to the existing material and coating the resulting material with resin; this then is pulled through a heated dye where it becomes cured.

Optional knowledge

Pultrusion process is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Pultrusion process – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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