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30 Aug
2019

National Composites Week – Coastal’s Deep Roots in the Space Program

  • August 30, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 19 views

National Composites Week is designed to introduce young people and others in the community to the composites industry, the career opportunities available, and demonstrate the contributions composites make to the local, national and global economy.  Coastal Enterprises manufactures Precision Board, a high-density urethane tooling board used extensively in composites, including industries like aerospace, automotive and..

29 Aug
2019

National Composites Week – Precision Board Step-Tools

  • August 29, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 25 views

National Composites Week is designed to introduce young people and others in the community to the composites industry, the career opportunities available, and demonstrate the contributions composites make to the local, national and global economy.  Coastal Enterprises manufactures Precision Board, a high-density urethane tooling board used extensively in composites, including industries like aerospace, automotive and..

28 Aug
2019

National Composites Week – Benefits of Precision Board Urethane Tooling

  • August 28, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 25 views

National Composites Week is designed to introduce young people and others in the community to the composites industry, the career opportunities available, and demonstrate the contributions composites make to the local, national and global economy.  Coastal Enterprises manufactures Precision Board, a high-density urethane tooling board used extensively in composites, including industries like aerospace, automotive and..

21 Aug
2019

National Composites Week – Soft Tooling and Composites

  • August 21, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 51 views

National Composites Week is designed to introduce young people and others in the community to the composites industry, the career opportunities available, and demonstrate the contributions composites make to the local, national and global economy.  Coastal Enterprises manufactures Precision Board, a high-density urethane tooling board used extensively in composites, including industries like aerospace, automotive and..

21 Aug
2019

National Composites Week – Coastal’s School Donation Program

  • August 21, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 42 views

National Composites Week is designed to introduce young people and others in the community to the composites industry, the career opportunities available, and demonstrate the contributions composites make to the local, national and global economy.  Coastal Enterprises manufactures Precision Board, a high-density urethane tooling board used extensively in composites, including industries like aerospace, automotive and..

05 Aug
2019

Creating A Light-Weight and Strong Plug from Precision Board

  • August 5, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 311 views

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to host guest blogs written by some of the industry’s biggest movers and shakers, posted to the Precision Board Blog.  This guest blog is written by Philip Locker, President of Competition Composites Inc in Ontario, Canada and Ryan Church, CEO of BiomeRenewables Inc.  Philip tells us how he used Precision..

15 Jul
2019
duratec

Duratec Coatings and Precision Board Tooling

  • July 15, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 184 views

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to host guest blogs written by some of the industry’s biggest movers and shakers, posted to the Precision Board Blog.  This guest blog is written by Jody Wyse, Western Regional Sales Manager for Hawkeye Industries, manufacturers of Duratec polyester and vinylester coatings, headquartered in Bloomington, California.  Jody talks..

21 Jun
2019
payette

Payette Prototyping Architectural Designs with Precision Board

  • June 21, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 186 views

Boston-based architecture firm Payette leverages their in-house fabrication capabilities to build mock-ups and models as part of their design process. PBLT-15 Precision Board HDU is a staple in their material inventory for CNC-machining, used for everything from topographical models to full-scale façade studies. “Models and prototypes help all parties understand the problem and have a voice..

12 Mar
2019

How Chip Load Factors into CNC Router Speeds and Feeds

  • March 12, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 387 views

We often get asked about optimal speeds and feeds settings for CNC routing of Precision Board HDU.  While there is a lot of great information on our website about feeds and speeds, what doesn’t get talked about as much is something called “chip load”.  Chip load can be defined as the size or thickness of..

27 Feb
2019

AXYZ Technical Tip: Are you using the right speeds and feeds?

  • February 27, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 142 views

When it comes to routing Precision Board HDU with a CNC machine, we often get asked questions about proper settings for speeds and feeds.  We came across this excellent article from AXYZ, a global manufacturer of CNC router systems and CNC knife systems.  They do a great job explaining what feeds and speeds are as..