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Airtech produces 3D printed composite tooling for the Brumos Racing team

Airtech Advanced Materials Group, a manufacturer of composite tooling solutions, announced it has been named Brumos Racing Technical Partner. Airtech teamed with BBi Autosport to produce 3D printed molds and composite production parts for a newly updated Porsche GT2 RS Clubsport for the Brumos Racing team.

Helmed by racing legend David Donohue and brandishing the famous Brumos Racing livery, this state-of-the-art vehicle can be seen in competition at the 100th running of the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb on June 26, 2022.

During this partnership, Airtech assisted BBi Autosport’s vehicle manufacture by providing aerodynamic enhancements to the Porsche racecar using 3D printed mold tooling manufactured with Airtech’s Dahltram® printing resins and Print-Tech® in-house 3D printing service. The specialized, lightweight components were produced on these molds using NEXX Technologies carbon fiber prepreg (distributed by Airtech).

The new 3D printed parts provide Brumos Racing with increased efficiency, flexibility, drastically compressed schedule and improved aerodynamics for maximum performance during competition. Brumos Racing has quickly adopted cutting-edge technologies to improve its car design and provide performance advantages. With Airtech additive manufacturing resins and composite tooling capabilities, Brumos Racing is exploring new opportunities for higher performance and more efficient parts.

Airtech’s Dahltram® resin range is uniquely suitable for multiple print platforms and offers production flexibility with end-use material approvals. Continuous thermal cycle testing, pressure leak testing, laser surface scanning and contact material testing have generated data that supports more than 350 autoclave cycles without degrading the Dahltram® tooling. Airtech Advanced Materials Group has Dahltram® additive manufacturing resins and Print-Tech® large-scale 3D printed tool capabilities in the USA and Europe.

For more information about Airtech, visit www.airtechintl.com.

For more information about The Brumos Collection, visit www.thebrumoscollection.com.

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