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High Temperature Tooling Foam

LAST-A-FOAM® FR-4700 TOOLING FOAM BOARD

Our advanced LAST-A-FOAM® FR-4700 high-temperature polyurethane tooling foam can withstand peak temperatures up to 400° F (200°C) and continuous-use temperatures up to 350° F (177°C) – significantly more than other products on the market. This series is non-abrasive and can be machined with standard high-speed steel (HSS) cutting tools. It can also be cut cleanly with water jets and traditional wood-carving tools. Affordable and dimensionally stable, this rigid foam board is ideal for prototype machining, high-temperature curing prepregs, vacuum forming, pattern making, and other limited-run tooling where traditional metal dies are cost-prohibitive. The FR-4700 high-temp series of high-density polyurethane tooling board foam is available in thicknesses up to 12 inches in 18-lb. densities, and up to 11 inches in 30- and 40-lb. densities. This high-performance material is an excellent choice for all of your high-temperature needs.

 

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Advantages

  • Withstands peak temperatures up to 400°F
  • Supports continuous-use temperatures up to 350°F
  • Highly machinable
  • Consistently uniform
  • Dimensionally stable

Applications

  • Prototype machining
  • Prepreg composite layup tools
  • High-temperature curing prepregs
  • Master plugs and molds
  • Vacuum forming
  • Tool proofing
  • Limited-run tooling
  • Pattern making
  • Master model making
  • Monolithic tools and molds

PRODUCT SIZING CHARTS

Products Density (lbs/ft3) Height (in) Width (in) Length (in) Request a Quote
FR-4718 18 12 48 96 Quote »
FR-4730 30 11 24 96 Quote »
FR-4740 40 11 24 96 Quote »
Products Density (kg/m3) Height (cm) Width (cm) Length (cm) Request a Quote
FR-4718 288 30 122 244 Quote »
FR-4730 481 28 61 244 Quote »
FR-4740 641 28 61 244 Quote »

Shown are maximum standard stock based on density. Custom sizes are available. Cut sizes are available from 0.125 inches (3.175mm) up to standard stock heights as listed above

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