Manufacturing Facilities

Manufacturing Facilities at Belfast Met

Our capability includes a:

  • Scholz 1.5m dia x 2m length autoclave
  • WIS Pre-former / Hot Drape Former
  • MVP single part epoxy RTM pumps
  • MVP dual part epoxy/polyester RTM pumps
  • Infusion pumps and materials
  • Olympus Omniscan phased array inspection
  • Standard wet lay-up and vac bagging
  • Freezer room
  • 20kN Zwick Tensile tester (also compression, peel, insertion machine)
  • Stratasys Objet 30 Prime 3D printer
Belfast Met Composites Manufacturing Capability

The autoclave at Belfast Met

Services

We can provide comprehensive solutions and advice on:

  • Product & prototype manufacturing
  • Material selection
  • Process selection
  • Process optimisation
  • Design for manufacture
  • Manufacturing testing
  • Manufacturing troubleshooting

Manufacturing Facilities

The IR pre-former at Belfast Met

By using our manufacturing facilities, advanced composites are within reach for even the smallest of businesses. The costs of availing of our services are low, with the majority of customers being surprised at how easy it is to access a low cost autoclave, for example. Financial assistance for development projects using our manufacturing facilities and services can also be sought from various locations such as Invest NI, TSB, DEL and Intertrade Ireland. Further information is available here.