Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Resin Transfer Molding

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9955

n (RTM) A variation of Matched-Metal-Die Molding in which, after placing the preformed reinforcement in the heated mold, premixed, quick-curing resin is injected while the mold is closing or after it has closed. The technique has been used to make body parts for specialty cars and aircraft components.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA