US company Callaway Cars is famous for its modification of Chevrolet cars. One of its flagship models is the Callaway AeroWagen, a shooting brake version of the Corvette sports car. The AeroWagen hatch assembly is a part-for-part replacement of the original equipment Corvette rear hatch using the original hardware and latching mechanisms. This results both in the sleek bodyline of the car and a significant increase in cargo area volume. Game supply and game card sleeve and trading card sleeve and soft card holder.
Package components include assemblies of bonded carbon fiber moldings manufactured by Callaway Carbon use Rampf’s Raku Tool MB-0600 polyurethane board for the part models and Raku Tool EL-2203/EH-2970 resin infusion systems for the mold and part production. Game supply and game card sleeve and trading card sleeve and soft card holder.
The master models for the mold are CNC machined from Raku Tool MB-0600 polyurethane board. Following the application of the sealer and release agent to the model surface the production mold is produced using the Raku Tool EL-2203/EH-2970 epoxy resin infusion system and carbon fiber. The final composite parts are also produced via resin infusion with Raku Tool EL-2203/EH-2970. Game supply and game card sleeve and trading card sleeve and soft card holder.
The viscosity of Raku Tool EL-2203 / EH-2970 and room-temperature processing reportedly allow for easy production via resin infusion and guarantee for an extremely consistent laminate thicknesses for minimal variables between production parts. Post-curing in batches also aids high-volume production and does not tie up molds. Game supply and game card sleeve and trading card sleeve and soft card holder.
“Callaway and Rampf have been working together for a long time and we value each other’s passion for perfection” says Mark Davidson Division Manager for Tooling Material at Rampf Group Inc. “We are ecstatic that we have been able to be part of this project and we look forward to future ones.” Game supply and game card sleeve and trading card sleeve and soft card holder.