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Mechanical Fiber Spreader

Custom built mechanical spreaders are available with adjustable spreading widths.  Various roller finishes are available to match up to different fiber requirements and spreading requirements.  When mechanical spreading means are not sufficient, the air spreading systems should be used.

Description

Custom built mechanical spreaders are available with adjustable spreading widths.  Various roller finishes are available to match up to different fiber requirements and spreading requirements.  When mechanical spreading means are not sufficient, the air spreading systems should be used.

 

  • Low cost and easy installation mechanical spreading for carbon fibers and other high performance fibers
  • Adjustable angle on spreading bars to allow for different spreading widths
  • Hard chrome coating with hemispheric surface structure enables mechanical spreading via stationary bars with minimal filament breakage
Specifications

Specifications

NUMBER OF TOWS

  • One to multiple, depending on user requirements

 

SPREADING ROLLERS

  • Material - Steel with special hard chrome plating
  • Width - Depends on number of tows to be spread

 

ANGLE ADJUSTMENT

  • Infinite angle adjustment based on spreading requirement
  • Lockable angle via quick adjust knob

 

FRAMEWORK

  • Table-top or self-standing type

 

OPTIONAL ITEMS

  • Fiber heating system to loosen sizing prior to spreading
  • Tension control for precise tensioning during spreading
  • Fiber width monitoring during spreading
  • Fiber filament breakage detector to monitor fiber damage during spreading