Filament Winding

With filament winding, fiber filaments are wetted with a resin and then wound around a rotating mandrel at various angles to meet mechanical requirements. The structure is then cured and the mandrel is removed. Pipe and other hollow parts are made via filament winding.
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The markets: Pressure vessels (2019)

High-pressure gas storage vessels represent one of the biggest and fastest-growing markets for advanced composites.

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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.

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Roth unveils robot filament winding machines

The technology uses a six-axis robot to move the fiber delivery eye – used for the fiber guide during the winding.