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17 Jun
2014

Custom Tooling Blocks Save Time, Money: Here’s Why

  • June 17, 2014
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In addition to manufacturing the largest and thickest sheets in the tooling industry, Coastal Enterprises also offers an additional service to our customers: custom-bonded Precision Board tooling blocks. “Some of the layup tools we made at Skunk Works were absolutely massive, which meant CNC time was a major factor when determining project deadlines.  Coastal’s custom..

07 Aug
2013

Topographical Modelmaking In A Nutshell!

  • August 7, 2013
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With millions of data points and tolerances tighter than some high-powered engines, topographical modelmaking, or digital elevation modeling, is a learned art requiring a keen eye for details. Topographical models are frequently used by a variety of industries including geologists, architects, construction firms and land developers. They are often seen in museums and visitor centers,..

30 Jul
2013

Design For Manufacturability in the Architectural Field

  • July 30, 2013
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Having a vivid imagination in the design world is an asset, but being able to realistically apply it in the real world is a learned skill. Within the Department of Architectural Technology at the New York City College of Technology (CUNY) , the Introduction to Computation and Fabrication course aims to teach students introductory CNC techniques,..

09 May
2013

SAMPE 2013 Recap!

  • May 9, 2013
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There was a huge turnout at SAMPE 2013 with over 400 companies from all over the world attending and exhibiting. Exhibitors showcased the latest in materials and processes and everyone got a great chance to network and share ideas. Check out some pictures of the live action: This prototype car was made out of Precision..

13 Mar
2013

2013 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge Update!

  • March 13, 2013
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With the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge West competition coming up mid-April, last year’s champions at the Missouri University of Science and Technology are hard at work building this year’s HPV. Fortunately for us, keeping in touch with Lead Fairing Engineer Jon Sanders means we have early access to pictures of the 2013 HPV coming together...

15 Aug
2012

Sculpting Abstracts with Stan Carpenter!

After teaching for 15 years, and being involved in the custom home design industry for 20, Stan Carpenter decided it was time for some real fun, and started sculpting Precision Board Plus. With a background in the custom home design industry working with architects and homeowners to create dreams, Stan Carpenter perfected his skill of..

15 May
2012

How Fast Can A Human Powered Vehicle Go?

  • May 15, 2012
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How do you design a champion Human Powered Vehicle? Jonathan Sanders, Fairing Engineer of the University of Missouri Human Powered Vehicle Team gave me the details of this years competition winning build. Background of the HPVC challenge: Designed to provide an opportunity for students to gain valuable design team experience, the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge..

13 Mar
2012

The Year of the Demon: Headed for 500 mph in 2012

  The Speed Demon, a single-seat road rocket, currently holds the record for the world’s fastest turbo charged race car with a top speed, to date, of 462.345 mph!  Coastal Enterprises custom bonded blocks of PBLT-10 to be machined for the tooling of the Speed Demon. The Speed Demon is about 30’ in length and..