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New Release: FWC10 – Advanced Control System to Boost Productivity

July 20, 2021

Engineering Technology Corporation Introduces FWC10:
Advanced Control System for any Brand of Filament Winder and Compatible with Windows 10 OS

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, June 20, 2021– Engineering Technology Corporation, a leading expert in filament winding and composite solutions, has developed a new control system, FWC10 – a Microsoft Windows 10 based control system for new and aging filament winding machines of any brand.

Engineering Technology Corp. continually works to stay ahead of customers’ technological and performance needs, improve customer service, and help develop and grow successful as composite part manufacturers. With over 50 years of trusted service and installation of more than 800 filament winders, Engineering Technology Corp. has always been a leader in retrofit, upgrade, and maintenance services for its machinery as well as for equipment of other brands. Engineering Technology Corp., through a thorough understanding of production challenges, defined an unmet need for filament winders running on the aging controls and invested in research and development to increase winder longevity and operational ability.

FWC10 is a drop-in upgrade that provides all the security and platform benefits of Microsoft Windows 10 OS to bring aging machines on par with the functionality of the new generation. The control system saves long-term operational costs and boosts productivity while increasing uptime, reliability, and maintaining safety standards. FWC10 meets all the complexities of modern control systems in a simple and user-friendly intuitive display. FWC10 key features:

FWC10 - New Windows 10-based Retrofit Control System

♦ Industrial PC with Windows 10 OS

♦ Fully backward compatible with legacy control systems

♦ Local data logging as standard (option for external log)

♦ Intuitive user interface with customizable controls

♦ Support for custom process integration

♦ Compact industrial NEMA 12 enclosure

♦ Diagnostic and troubleshooting tools

FWC10 control system is available as several different levels of retrofit. Please contact us at to discuss options best suiting your company’s needs.

Source: Engineering Technology Corporation

Publication: CompositesWorld; JEC News


About Engineering Technology Corporation  – a Member of Zoltek® & Toray Group
Engineering Technology Corporation is a global expert in filament winding, composite solutions and a complete service provider for the filament winding industry. The company was established in 1962 in Salt Lake City, Utah (USA), and has more than 50 years of trusted service.  In addition to filament winding machinery and production lines, they provide retrofits, automation, design & analysis services, prototyping, and robust software for filament winding – FiberGrafiX®.
Commitment to customer satisfaction, long-term partnerships, and the best outcome for each filament winding project are goals the company strives to achieve.
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