Moi Composites’ Mambo – the world’s first 3D-printed fiberglass boat – is set to debut at the genoa boat show from october 1-6, 2020.
Although its catchy name, mambo, stands for a less-than-catchy acronym, motor additive manufacturing boat, the lightweight and performance-optimized water vehicle is highly anticipated.
Moi Composites’ Mambo debuts a patented 3D-printing technology, called continuous fiber manufacturing, that digitally crafted its full form. the system is capable of depositing continuous fibers with thermosetting resin. robots expertly follow the generative algorithm set. Measuring 6.5m long and 2.5m wide, the result reveals a new uniquely-shaped boat . the hull resembles an inverted tricycle where organic forms seem to chase each other before transforming into structural and functional elements. a sleek, shiny coat of snapper rocks blue colored paint then adorns the finished design, which dazzles above the water’s surface. mambo’s strong, ultra-durable […]
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