Chavant Photo Gallery

Selected examples of Chavant products


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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #32This shows the mould ready to proceed with the 12 sections needed for the production mould. By changing the silicon insert I was able to produce 2 mould sections for the bunt's sidewall, 2 sections for the tire size and 8 with a plain sidewall.
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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #33The mould sections starting to go together
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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #34Two more sections to go.........
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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #35The finished mould bolted together .............end of Mould Tooling
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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #36The tread surface area of each mould is built up with sheet wax to the thickness required for the rubber.
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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #37This shows one half completed.
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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #38An epoxy laminate skin is laid up to act as a support for the rubber.
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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #39This image shows both mould halves ready to have the inner skins bolted into position. The rubber is then poured into the void between the mould and inner skin, and the mould halves are bolted together.
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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #04First layer of clay rubbed on to the surface
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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #40After the rubber has cured, the mould sections can be removed from the tire.
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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #41The whole thing is turned over and the process repeated.
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Bunt's Concept 400 Series Tire #42The finished tire showing the sidewall lettering.
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