Airtech International Inc. (Huntington Beach, Calif.) introduced several new products at JEC Europe 2012. Among them was the Mobile Vacuum Kart (MVK) 2011, a plug-and-play system for creating a vacuum in prepreg and resin infusion applications. It features a rotary vane pump (23m3/h) with a single-phase motor that runs on 230V electric at 50/60 Hz.
Editor PickShape Machining launches ShapeTex preforming
Under the ShapeTex brand, Shape offers a capability to manufacture highly efficient, structurally optimized preforms with minimum waste to suit a wide variety of components across a range of industries.