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INNOVATIONS INNOVATIONS Dosing System for the Polyester Vacuum Infusion Process Bigger composite parts are manufactured with the infusion process. The application domain is wide spread from yacht building to the production of parts for wind power plants. The new Wolf Angel® dosing machine for the polyester infusion process gives you a flexible and reliable solution for dosing and supplying the material to the infusion buffer tank. The machine can be built for dosing up to 3 components (resin + 2 additional components). The components are dosed by means of mechanically linked piston pumps. A wide range of dosing ratios is possible since different pumps can be built in. The components are mixed in a mixing gun with fully automated material valves. The machine is also equipped with a recirculation system so as to fill the material lines before production start. The flow of each component is controlled and measured by means of flowmeters to ensure that the dosing ratio is always exactly known and is compared to the set value. The infusion process cannot be started until the dosing ratio fits with the set value. The maximum output of the machine is around 30 kg/min. The levels of the additional component hobbocks are controlled. If the level is too low to finish the current infusion, the machine emits optic and acoustic warning signals to the operator with the message on the display to replace the container. The level of the infusion buffer container is controlled by means of a level sensor. With the used technology, it is possible to set different level limits depending of the advancement of the infusion so that material loss is minimized. The machine is equipped with the well-proved Wolf Angel® flushing system. The flushing is manually operated. An auto-matic flushing system is available as option. The machine is equipped with a PLC control. The touch-screen allows an easy set up and control of the plant. The process data are always visible on the screen. In case of failure, the worker is warned by a red lamp and an acoustic signal. Caviknife Cavicoat Cavipreg Prepreg and Laminating machines for UD tapes and fabrics for the composite industry. Coating and laminating machines to process: The process parameters such as dosing amount, material levels, pot time, etc. can be set up very easily. Before the button ”start dosing” is activated, the materials are recirculated until the dosing ratio fits with the set value. The process data (dosed amount of material, infusion time etc.) are saved on a memory card. Later on, these data can be exploited with MS Excel. We are proud to have been associated with a European Research project, together with other leading companies. The project was successfully completed and will be officially presented in November! info@wolfangel.com • Low-to-high temperature cure thermosets • Epoxy and phenolics • Thermoplastics • Hotmelt and solvent processes in connection with: • Carbon, glass and aramide fibers and fabrics Complex solutions demand customized support. CAVITEC – your Partner! Santex Group International AG, Cavitec, 9555 Tobel, Switzerland Phone: +41 71 918 66 66, Telefax: +41 71 918 66 80 E-mail: cavitec@cavitec.ch, www.cavitec.ch JEC Composites Magazine / No36 October - November 2007
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007

- Trends
FEATURE: TRANSPORTATION
- Measurement
Edito
BUSINESS
- Innovations
- Niche markets
- Companies
- Application
- Successful partners
- Composites in the world
CONTENTS
KNOW-HOW
- Process
USERS’ PLATFORM
- Market
- Market survey
NEWS WORLDWIDE
- Prototyping
- Agenda of events
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - NEWS WORLDWIDE
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - - Agenda of events
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - - Innovations
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - - Trends
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - - Niche markets
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - FEATURE: TRANSPORTATION
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - - Market
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - USERS’ PLATFORM
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - - Composites in the world
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - - Successful partners
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - KNOW-HOW
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - - Prototyping
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - - Process
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #36 - October 2007 - - Measurement
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