tube manufacture

  • Composite technologies
    Photo of Filament Winding Process

    Filament Winding Process

    1. Filament winding is a process in which dry fibrous materials (often referred to as “Tow”) are systematically applied to a rotating tool. Rock West Composites filament winds carbon fiber however other materials such as fiberglass can be used too. 2. Engineering requirements of the tube dictate the number of…

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    Photo of Filament winding glass fibre epoxy composite tube

    Filament winding glass fibre epoxy composite tube

    This shows filament winding machine in action at Tampere University of Technology, Finland. Pre-tensioned glass fibre rowing is wetted with uncured liquid epoxy and then wound on steel mould to produce test specimen for scientific experiments.

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