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.
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.
CUSTOM FILAMENT WINDERS
CAPABILITY BEYOND THE STANDARDS
As a worldwide leader in the filament winding industry, Engineering Technology Corporation strives to create solutions beyond the standards, built to suit any unique customer need.
Engineering Technology Corporation has broad experience in designing, building, consulting about the filament winding machinery and whole production line or cycle to achieve specific production needs. Apart from machinery for filament winding, we develop a production line of any complexity and provide all the necessary auxiliary equipment, automation to any desired level, machinery installation, process integration, education, and training.
WINDING SOFTWARE FIBERGRAFIX®
ROBUST FILAMENT WINDING SOLUTION
FiberGrafiX® – a filament winding software which works seamlessly with our winders, as well as the majority of winders available in the market.
FiberGrafiX® is a reliable tool developed by the pioneers of computer controlled winding and has been used extensively in numerous companies around the world. FiberGrafiX® has an intuitive user interface and many visualization tools to reduce the iterative process and help you get to the production stage quickly.
RETROFIT & SERVICE
COMPLETE SERVICE FOR THE BEST OUTCOME
A large part of the business for Engineering Technology Corporation is the retrofit of older equipment with new control systems, motors and drives, and other electronics; not only on our machinery but also equipment from other OEMs. Old or new, filament winders or any other CNC machinery; we will service or retrofit it.
We are committed to providing complete service to our customers and the best outcome for your business.
OUTSTANDING CAPABILITIES TO DRIVE INNOVATIONS
Engineering Technology Corporation provides outstanding capabilities for your next R&D projects!
Our team of experts are trained in the tools needed to get the job done. We have experience with composite design and a deep understanding of manufacturing processes and their limitations. We work closely with fiber manufacturers to understand raw material variabilities and the interaction between different fiber types and resin systems.
COMPLETE LINE OF FIBER HANDLING SOLUTIONS
As a global expert in filament winding, Engineering Technology Corporation knows all about filament winding and provide everything needed to optimize the performance and safety of any filament winding work cell.
From creels to delivery heads and every fiber contact point between, Engineering Technology Corporation has a product to make the filament winding process reliable and user-friendly. Whether increasing operator safety with light curtains, improving fiber wet-out with an upgraded resin bath, or adding capability such as tape dispensing, every piece of auxiliary equipment incorporates Engineering Technology Corporation’s decades of experience and innovation.
INCREASED PRODUCTION EFFICIENCY & REPEATABILITY
Improved safety, production capability, quality, and traceability are more important than ever for the filament winding industry as composites become commonplace in the commercial sector. Process automation allows manufacturers to meet their goals while also streamlining in the workforce.
Engineering Technology Corporation offers process automation that ranges from simple barcode reading to full scale “lights-out” automated work cells that function without operator involvement.
Engineering Technology Corporation is also capable of using the latest robotics. Beyond filament winding, robotics can be used for part loading and unloading, auxiliary processes, and inspection to improve and replace existing manufacturing steps.