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SS+ Filament Winder

Notes
  • Ideal for small production applications
  • 3 or 4 accurate axes of motion with adjustable tailstock
  • Versatile wet winding or towpreg delivery systems
  • Integrated table, control cabinet, and storage

Small-Scale Production

The SS+ filament winding machine is ideal for small-scale production. The SS+ is a compact, accurate and affordable three or four axes machine suitable for a bottle or tapered part manufacture. The winder, table, and control cabinet are integrated together to bridge the gap between laboratory and light production needs. Composite part manufacturing is streamlined with an easy-to-use interface and winding software: FiberGrafiX®.

The SS+ filament winder is a standardized filament winder with all the standard product line benefits such as optimized price, reduced lead time, and trusted reliability. This model may be customized and automated to any level of customer needs.

Contact us to discuss your filament winding goals and how Engineering Technology Corp. can apply its expert capabilities to create the best solution to suit your filament winding needs.

Specification
Model Number

SS+

Maximum Mandrel Diameter

12 inches

Horizontal Carriage Stroke

40, or 60 inches (options)

Radial Carriage Stroke

6 inches

Maximum Mandrel Weight (per spindle)

50 lbs

Number of Spindles

1

Number of Axes

3 or 4

Spindle Speed

100 RPM

Horizontal Carriage Speed

60 inches/sec

Radial Carriage Speed

40 inches/sec

Rotating Eye Diameter

2 inches (4th axis)

Rotating Eye Speed

720 degrees/sec (4th axis)

Fiber System

Wet winding or towpreg

Maximum Fiber Tension (Total)

25 lbs

Basic Machine Size (L x W x H)

70 X 30 X 52 inches

Control System

WiMaXIII, FWC10

Available Winder Options
  • Built-in single tow towpreg creel
  • 120 VAC power outlet (or any available power)
Available Accessories
  • ST2 servo tensioning creel
  • Computer-aided tensioning (CAT) creel
  • Wet winding drum resin bath
  • Wet winding dip resin bath
  • Delivery systems (towpreg & wet winding)
  • Tape tensioner
  • Safety fence
  • Safety light curtain
  • Safety control system
  • Tailstock chuck
  • Filament winder casters
  • Winder safety controls