CAMX 2017 preview: Autonational
Appears in Print as: 'Automated and Semi-Automated Filament Winding Systems'
AUTONATIONAL Composites BV (Ijlst, The Netherlands) is featuring its solutions for filament winding for its customers from all over the world. AUTONATIONAL supplies automated and semi-automated modular production lines for large-scale production of filament-wound tubes. New is the fact that these lines now can be assembled from standard modules. These standard modules include a range of standard filament winders, creels and tensioning systems, resins, extractors, continuous curing ovens, track and trace equipment and processing equipment (for operations like milling, drilling, shaving, etc.). Applications include composite fuel lines for aircraft, composite utility poles for power transmission and distribution, and communication applications. Booth J87.
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