Kent Pultrusion installs fully electric pultruder
The company has announced the installation of a ServoPul 3012 fully electric pultrusion line to a North American leading provider of composites.
According to Kent Pultrusion, the ServoPul 3012 line processes sheets up to 30" wide as well as shapes 12" high. It reportedly has a 40,000 lb pull and clamp force. A touch screen pendent system allows access to operation of the line. All functions of the line can be monitored and stored from the touch screen – including heaters, pull force, clamping force and product storage. The line can be contacted via remote access for maintenance and trouble-shooting as well as monitoring the process.
The ServoPul Pultruder includes a flying cut-off in-line saw solution for 30" wide by 3 to 10' long sheets at thickness up to 7/16" cutting at a line speed up to 80" per minute. The saw is said to cut shapes up to 8" high.
The line incorporates a pulling winch system that facilitates access for product setup. The 40,000 lb rated winch automatically raises into position where the operator can attach the ¾" round cable to the glass at the as it is pulled through the first set of clamps to initiate the startup of new product runs.
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