Quickstep Technologies Pty Ltd. (North Coogee, Western Australia) introduced at JEC Europe 2012 two new Quickstep curing machines. The QS-E50 is a lab-scale machine aimed at companies or research groups that are interested in small-scale parts or material optimization. With a 50-kW heating capacity, the machine can provide temperatures up to 205°C/400°F and pressures up to 80 kPa/11.6 psi. It can be operated manually or automatically. The larger QS-E250, which offers 250 kW of heating capacity, is a single-tank system with a 4,000L/1,057-gal tank for rapid heating and cooling.
Editor PickSicomin supplies complete composite materials package for new Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Paris
The company has supplied a complete package of composite materials to produce both molds and parts for the five-gilded domes of the recently inaugurated building.