Century Design Inc.

7485 Trade St
Suite A
San Diego , CA 92121 US

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Automatic sheeter/cutter

Roll-wrapped golf club shafts feature sophisticated prepreg layup
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Product Categories of Century Design Inc.

Adhesive applicators
Automated fiber placement machines
Automatic tape layers
Bladder molding equipment (formerly pressure bag)
Bonding equipment
Coaters, knife-over-roll
Coaters, reverse roll
Coaters/laminators
Consulting, other
Consulting, process development
Continuous laminating machines
Creels and bobbins, for fiber
Cure-monitoring equipment
Curing ovens/lamp arrays
Cutting equipment, manual
Cutting, finishing, and machining
Cutting, finishing, and machining
Diecutting (die cutting) equipment
Drilling and cutting tools
Drying equipment
Fatigue-testing equipment
Fiber placement
Fiber-handling equipment for SMC, pultrusion, filament
Filament winding
Filament winding machines and software controls
Flexural testers
Furnaces
Grinders, granulators, pulverizers
Hardness testers
Heaters
Impregnation lines
Impregnation lines, hot melt
Impregnation lines, solvent
Kitting equipment and software
Mandrel extractors, hydraulic
Mandrel extractors, pneumatic
Mandrels, steel
Material handling equipment
Other primary manufacturing equipment
Ovens
Presses, laminating
Pressure monitoring equipment
Printing/marking equipment
Product design
Pultrusion equipment, thermosets
Pulverizing/grinding equipment
Release films, for prepreg
Robotic handling equipment
Roll forming
Roll forming
Roll wrapping
Roll wrapping
Roll-forming machines
Roll-wrapping machines (not tables)
Routers
Sanders, grinders
Saws
Sheeters
Shrink tapes
Shrink-film wrappers/unwrappers
Slitters
Tensioning equipment
Thickness measuring equipment
Tooling prepreg
Trimming equipment
Tubes
UV curing equipment
Vacuum bagging materials, for >600 F
Vacuum bagging materials, other
Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
Waterjet machining equipment