Aerospace

Smartwinder-XL™ spooling system for thermoset prepreg with interleaf capabilities

Aerospace

Advanced Machines For Advanced Composites

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

12.5” Wide Slitting & 48 Position Computerized Smartwinders XL™ Traversing Winding System for unidirectional prepreg.

Heated 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 Turret with Auto Cut & Transfer for reinforced thermoplastic material to work inline with a continuous pultrusion process

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

1400mm Wide Tape Slitter/Rewinder including Inspection with ZERO PRODUCT BACKBEND for uni-directional prepreg tape on a liner. The double supported machine is designed to accommodate various types of carbon & Kevlar epoxy (C/E) or film and paper with a maximum diameter of 800mm weighing up to 300 kg.

Narrow 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

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

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 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-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-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 Beams Automatically builds carbon profile over a forming tool with 17 module applicators & debulk stations at each end

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