6-Axis Dispensing Robot SystemsMarch 23, 2022
Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Tape Extrusion LineRequest Info & Pricing
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Lab scale carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic extrusion line.
The systems can be configured to work with a variety of thermoplastic materials.
Tapes of up to 200mm width can be output with the system.
Configuration: Tabletop system or floor standing system
Tape widths: Up to 200mm wide tape
Input bobbins: Flexible depending on fiber used and tape specifications
Enclosure / Exhaust
Full polycarbonate enclosures can be provided to keep carbon fiber fly contained or to keep exhaust gasses contained. Exhaust vacuum systems available upon request.
Let off creel
Select from mechanical or electrical creels depending on fiber type and resin requirements.
Number of positions can be determined by customer tape requirements.
Handles a variety of fibers: compatible with carbon fibers, glass fibers, aramid fibers.
Compatible with 3K to 50K carbon fibers.
Fiber de-sizing and fiber sizing systems
Optional fiber de-sizing systems for use when sizing on the fiber is not required.
Fiber sizing systems prior to entry of extrusion die when applying specific sizing compatible with thermoplastic resins.
The sizing systems are equipped with drying system after sizing is applied.
Spreading system to spread fibers before entering the extrusion die.
Choose from static spreading bars, free rolling spreading bars, high speed rotating
spreader bars depending on fiber type, FAW, tape thickness requirements.
Tabletop extruder with AC vector controlled drive.
Equipped with multi-zone heater with individual temperature control.
Stainless steel feed hopper for resin pellets.
Water cooling circuit equipped with flow sensors.
Fiber entry comb to regulate fiber band width at entry of die.
Fiber spreader and resin impregnation features are built into the internal pathway of the die to maximize thermoplastic impregnation of the fiber.
Incorporates adjustable exit die jaws to adjust exit thickness of tape.
Die temperature control by dedicated temperature controllers.
Air cooling or water cooling systems can be provided based on line speed requirements and tape requirements.
Tape Drive Roller
Multi-roller friction drive roller system to pull tape at constant speed.
AC motor or servo motor depending on required speed accuracy.
Take up winder collects tape as fed by tape drive roller.
Reel winders as well as bobbin traverse winders can be provided.