Aerospace

Advanced Machines For Advanced Composites

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PREPREG – CARBON FIBER PROCESSING SYSTEMS

  • Slitting & Computerized Traverse Winding Systems
  • Zero Backbend Slitter/Rewinders
  • Hot Melt Coater/Laminator
  • Multi Drum Composite Pullers
  • Multi Axis Cross Ply Assembly Equipment
  • Automated Material Delivery Assembly (Composite Beams)
  • Fiber Tension Isolation Pull Rolls

Heated Forming DieHeated forming die for thermoplastic prepreg. 2-Roll Heated Forming module for 3” to 12” wide resin coated carbon tows to form a continuous web of thermoplastic prepreg by metering control through heat and pressure

16" Wide Turret16″ Wide Turret with Auto Cut & Transfer for reinforced thermoplastic material to work inline with a continuous pultrusion process

Slitting & 24 Position Computerized Smartwinder-2000™ Traverse Winding SystemSlitting & 24 Position Computerized Smartwinder™ Traverse Winding System for spooling unidirectional prepreg with interleaf

Slitter Narrow Width Slitter with tension controlled unwind, auto edge guide, heat/splice, shear slitting, edge trim & cantilevered liner rewindNarrow Width Slitter with tension controlled unwind, auto edge guide, heat/splice, shear slitting, edge trim & cantilevered liner rewind operating inline with computerized Smartwinder™ spooling modules

Zero Backbend Slitting & 48 Position Computerized Smartwinder XL™ System for spooling unidirectional prepreg with interleaf. Includes liner rewind, heat splice & dust containment system

Slitter 72” Wide Slitter Duplex/Rewind with the exclusive IMC “ZeroBackbend”72” Wide Slitter Duplex/Rewind with the exclusive IMC “ZeroBackbend” for advanced composites unidirectional tape. Includes inspection/splice and liner unwinds and rewinds

Slitter 24” Wide Slitter/Duplex Rewind with Inspection capability and “ZeroBackbend”24” Wide Slitter/Duplex Rewind with Inspection capability and “ZeroBackbend” . Specifically designed for single or multi-ply unidirectional prepreg with liner, this unique design prevents delamination

Slitter 24” Wide Slitter/Duplex Rewind with Inspection capability and “ZeroBackbend”24” Wide Slitter/Duplex Rewind with Inspection capability and “ZeroBackbend” . Specifically designed for single or multi-ply unidirectional prepreg with liner, this unique design prevents delamination

24” Wide Cross-Ply24” Wide Cross-Ply Accommodates a carrier web and a web of cross ply prepreg carbon material that can be positioned from +45° to –45° on the carrier ply in single and/or multiple layers. The sheared cross ply prepreg is positioned to within .030” on the carrier ply

12” Wide Cross-Ply12” Wide Cross-Ply Accommodates a web of carrier ply and a web of cross ply prepreg carbon material that can be positioned from +45° to 90° to –45° on the carrier ply in single and/or multiple layers. The sheared prepreg is positioned to within .030” on the carrier ply

Automated Material Delivery System for Channel BeamsAutomated Material Delivery System for Channel Beams Automatically builds carbon profile over a forming tool with 17 module applicators & debulk stations at each end

Contract Slitting & Rewinding/Spooling Services

Contract Slitting & Rewinding/Spooling Services ICE

Our affiliate company, ICE, provides contract converting services for your prepreg materials using IMC slitting and computerized traverse winding systems in an environmentally controlled room. ICE Precision Slitting Computerized spooling with liner if required Precise Tension Control