Innovative Tooling Materials for Thermoforming

Great Plugs = Great Parts

CMT Materials designs and develops innovative tooling materials for thermoforming. HYTAC syntactic foam plug assists are used by leading toolmakers & thermoformers around the world.

Our product line includes syntactic foam which is available in a variety of sizes: rod, sheet, or block. We also offer custom-cast solutions for large plugs with complex geometries. We provide materials for prototyping and vacuum forming with CTB & REN Shape tooling and modeling boards. CMT is also the North American distributor for the METAPOR line of porous aluminum materials.

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Case Studies

Examples of the wide variety of thermoforming applications using our plug assist materials.

Resource Center

The right plug material saves money and improves quality. Find out why in the CMT Materials Resource Center.