Making the Case for Industrial Design Clay

Renault Twizy in ClayDon’t underestimate the power of an artistic touch. Industrial design clay still plays a key role in bringing new automobile models to market.

June 4, 2014   No Comments

New Industrial Design Clay at Fibre Glast

Y2-KlayFibre Glast has brought in a new industrial design clay. It is a hard, sulfer-free styling clay that can be used for prototypes, patterns, and even as a plug! Chavant Y2-Klay Industrial Design Clay is workable at 135°F and is hard at or below room temperature. The sulfur-free, low odor formula of Y2-Klay makes for a better working environment, and is 30%-40% lighter than other industrial styling clay; making the models easier to move and handle. Resistant to shrinking and cracking, Y2-Klay holds excellent surface detail and can be milled or shaped with tools.

October 7, 2011   No Comments

New Modeling Clay at Fibre Glast

Fibre Glast has brought in two new modeling clays; #1120 Chavant Le Beau Touché Clay and #1121 Chavant Le Beau TouchéClay HM (high melt). These clays can be used in fiberglass molding applications including; temporary fillets, construction of mold parting lines and quick repairs to molds. The oil base of the clay allows PVA separator to be applied to it and also provides a good measure of adhesion to waxed surfaces. Le Beau Touché products will not oxidize and can be left out or heated and cooled repeatedly without any significant change in the product.

July 29, 2011   No Comments