Formula wheel from PBS

PBS Velká Bíteš has successfully established itself as a manufacturer of  prototype and short-run injection moulds of aluminium alloys. Thanks to experience in this field obtained from many implemented projects, PBS is able to deliver products within a very short time. Below is a case study from this field, which demonstrates how PBS and its Industry Division is a suitable partner for the manufacture of aluminium injection moulds.
 
Customer:
CTU CarTech represented by the Czech Technical University (ČVUT) in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technická 4, 166 07 Prague 6.
 
CTU CarTech is a university team composed mostly of students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Electrical Engineering of ČVUT, which takes part in the Formula Student/SAE design competition for the development of a Formula car.
 
Scope of supply:
Three-piece aluminium mould for the composite steering wheel of the Formula Student/SAE car.
 
Technological procedure and manufacture:
After explanation of the technical details and elaboration of the program in the NX CAM system, the mould was manufactured on a 5-axis DMC 125U.
 
Total time from inquiry to delivery:
32 calendar days, 25 working days
 
Customer's reaction:
„The moulds fully meet all requirements, we are maximally satisfied with the precision of manufacture as well as with the approach and willingness of PBS. Now the moulds are being used for the manufacture of the first composite steering wheel.“