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Solvay showcases low-cost prepreg and parts approach using Cygnet Texkimp filament winder
High-speed, tailored preforms are used with Solvay double diaphragm forming (DDF) and compression molding to produce cost-effective, medium-volume auto and aero parts.
Cygnet Texkimp supplies high-capacity 3D weaving creel to the AMRC
The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) will use the creel to help produce woven structures for automotive and aerospace applications.
CW's Carbon Fiber conference just weeks away
Carbon Fiber 2019 will be held Nov. 19-21 in Knoxville, Tenn., U.S. and is the authoritative source for the latest on technical and business trends shaping fabrication of carbon fiber composite parts and structures.
Cygnet Texkimp signs slitter-spooler contract with Chinese composites company
The industrial-scale machine will be used to slit sheets of carbon fiber prepreg into tapes for aerospace components.
CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Cygnet Texkimp
Cygnet Texkimp is highlighting its prepreg machinery and fiber processing technologies for the aerospace, automotive, industrial and energy industries.
Collaborative robotics system built for larger fiber loads
Cygnet Texkimp’s collaborative robot system is designed to lift packages of fiber weighing up to 35 kilograms.
Carbon Fiber 2019 issues call for papers
The Carbon Fiber 2019 conference will be held Nov. 19-21 in Knoxville, Tenn., U.S.
Cygnet Texkimp launches four-axis filament winding machine
Cygnet Texkimp recently launched a four-axis filament winder, adding an accessible filament winding option to its lineup while retaining specialized features.
Composites UK reveals 2018 composites industry award winners
300 people from around the world gathered to celebrate the innovations of the UK composites industry and the people behind them.
Filament winding, reinvented
Robots and digital technology deliver speed plus larger, more complex parts, while generative 3D winding obviates mandrels and waste for automotive applications.
Making prepreg tape more accessible
Cygnet Texkimp’s new slitter-spooler offers economical production of high-quality tapes and vertical integration for manufacturers to access a much wider market.
Carbon Fiber 2018 issues call for papers
The Carbon Fiber 2018 conference will be held Dec. 4 – Dec. 6, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla in San Diego, CA, US.
Cygnet Texkimp and University of Manchester develop 3D winding technology
The machine is based on a 9-Axis robotic winding concept and winds carbon fiber into lightweight parts for automotive and aerospace markets.
JEC World 2018 preview: Cygnet Teximp
Fiber handling and processing company Cygnet Texkimp is unveiling its high-tolerance reverse roll coating machine and invites manufacturers in the high-end prepreg market to take part in secure trials of the technology.
High-speed, 3D winding of large, complex-shaped composites
Cygnet Texkimp is translating decades of fiber-handling and processing know-how into machinery that opens new opportunities for composites manufacturing.
People on the move: April 2017
Here is this month’s people on the move news in the composites industry.
2013 JEC Europe new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the HPC editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.
A Filament Winder Buyer's Guide
Specifying that new machine with your process and product in mind.
- Precursors, for carbon fiber
- Continuous laminating machines
- Filament winding machines and software controls
- Impregnation lines
- Auxiliary processing equipment
- Fiber-handling equipment for SMC, pultrusion, filament
- Material handling equipment
- Other auxiliary equipment
- Thread guides
- Coaters, knife-over-roll
- Coaters, reverse roll
- Looms for advanced fibers
- Splicing devices
- Tensioning equipment
- Impregnation lines
- Impregnation lines, film-based
- Impregnation lines, hot melt