Standard Filament Winders

Designed With The Customer In Mind

Over half a century  of experience, tried and trusted design practices, years of cost reductions and decades developing custom filament winders and winding systems have led Engineering Technology Corporation to a competitive catalog of cost-effective and reliable standardized machinery that covers the majority of market needs for filament winding. Our machines are designed and fabricated exclusively in Salt Lake City, Utah (USA) by quality oriented craftsmen to last decades.

 

Standard options range from laboratory scale table-top filament winders, specifically made for winding test coupons, up to multi-spindle automated pressure vessel winders with industry-leading fiber payout.

 

In addition to machinery, our experts provide complete solutions for the filament winding industry, including: production consulting, onsite machinery installation, process integration, training and other services to meet our customers’ needs for manufacturing composite parts.

Catalog of Standard Filament Winders
Research and Development
SS Filament Winder
  • Ideal for R&D or educational use
  • 2 accurate axes of motion
  • Versatile wet winding or towpreg delivery systems
Small-Scale Production
SS+ Filament Winder
  • Ideal for small production applications
  • 3 or 4 accurate axes of motion
  • Versatile wet winding or towpreg delivery systems
  • Integrated table, control cabinet and storage
Economical Production
SM Filament Winder
  • Ideal for medium envelope part production
  • 4 axes of motion in a portable platform with multiple bed lengths
  • Reliable and compact
High-Rate Production
SM+ Filament Winder
  • Ideal for medium envelope part production
  • High volume capability
  • Up to 5 axes of motion in a portable platform with multiple bed lengths
  • Reliable and compact
High-Speed Winding
CXG Filament Winder
  • Ideal for high volume automotive applications
  • 4 high-speed axes
  • Lightweight dual drive carriage
Large-Scale Winding
SL Filament Winder
  • Ideal for Aerospace, Utility and Oil & Gas applications
  • Large format workhorse, easily handling any large tank or tube
  • Up to 6 axes of motion
Summary of Standard Filament Winders
Catalog of Standard Filament Winders
SS SS+ SM SM+ CXG SL
Maximum
Mandrel
Weight
lbs 50 50 750 1 000 1 000 20 000
kg 23 23 340 454 454 9 072
Mandrel
Diameter
inches 1-12 1-12 1-24 1-30 1-16 3-80
mm 25-305 25-305 25-610 25-914 25-406 25-2 032
Maximum
Mandrel
Length
inches 60 60 200 200 200 360
mm 1 524 1 524 5 080 5 080 5 080 9 144
Number
of Spindles
1 1 1 1-9 3-5 1
Number
of Axes
2 3-4 2-4 2-5 4 2-6
Speed*
*Variable characteristic based on wound part specifications
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AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT
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AUTOMATION
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Applications
AEROSPACE
AUTOMOTIVE
PIPES
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
MEMBRANE VESSELS
SPORTING GOODS