THERMOPLASTIC

MAW 20 FB3/1 – FPH6 – Filament winding machine with integrated fiber placement assisted winding head for thermoplastic roving.
For the industries where use of the thermoplastic matrix and their advantages is of primary concern for our customers, we designed and produced special model of filament winding machine.
Thermoset resins have been widely used for production of composite tubes and tanks which have application in the automotive industry, water transportation and chemical industry and gas storage and transportation industries. However, the multiple drawbacks of thermoset resins requires introduction of new concepts with use of thermoplastic roving in the production of composite pipes and tanks.
MAW 20 FB3/1 – FPH6 has been used mostly used with thermoplastic roving made of combination of E-glass and polypropylene filaments. This thermoplastic roving is designed for high mechanical properties, such as excellent stiffness/weight ratio and superior impact properties. It also provides with efficient and environmental friendly process conditions, high freedom of design and is recyclable.
Fiber placement assisted winding head is specially designed by Mikrosam’s engineering team and can be adapted for use of different types of thermoplastic matrix, according to customer requirements.

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Technical Data

 Number of Axes: 3+3 

Basic Axis Configuration 

Filament Winding Machine

SPINDLE AXIS ‐ Axis 1
Number of spindles:   1  
Maximum mandrel diameter:                    100 - 2000 mm *
Maximum mandrel weight capacity:         50 - 2000 kg   
Speed Range:  0 ‐ 300 RPM  

CARRIAGE AXIS ‐ Axis 2 
Nominal winding length capacity:             1,000 – 6000 mm *
Maximum carriage speed:                          60 m/min 

CROSS CARRIAGE AXIS ‐ Axis 3

Cross Carriage stroke:                                    900 mm 
Cross Carriage maximum speed:                 60 m/min 

Fiber Placement Assisted Head (FPH)

VERTICAL FPH POSITION - Axis 4
 Maximum linear travel range of 1000mm 
Speed range 0 – 20 m/min 
  
FPH TILT HEAD POSITION – Axis 5
Rotational travel range of +/‐450
 Speed range: 0‐1800 deg/min 

FPH ROTATION – Axis 6
Rotational travel range of +/‐900
 Speed range 0‐1800 deg/min 

The FP laying head provides compaction capability and heating during the placement of the fibers onto the working surface. 

 Features

  • Advanced Design
  • AC Servo Drive System
  • CNC Computer Control System
  • PC Based Winding CommanderTM Module Integration
  • Winding ExpertTM - Integration
  • AUTO, JOG and SPINDLE Modes of Operation
  • Standard G-code included
  • 0-90° Winding Angle Capability
  • Unlimited Pattern Length
  • Unlimited Program Length
  • All Axes Interpolation Capability
  • Smooth Movement Function
  • Production Data Management System
  • Safety Integrations in All Modes of Operation
  • Power Failure / E-Stop Recovery System Integration
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