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Spirit AeroSystems Installing One of the World's Largest Autoclaves for Composite Manufacturing

July 14, 2016

WICHITA, Kan. - Spirit AeroSystems Inc. [NYSE: SPR is installing one of the world's largest autoclaves at its Wichita, Kan., facility to support increasing production levels in the company's composite fuselage business and to grow overall composite production capability. The new autoclave has a 30-foot diameter and an internal volume of more than 78,000 cubic feet. "Spirit continues...Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Block Scientific Offering Quality Lab Equipment at Competitive Prices

December 30, 2015

Block Scientific, an established supplier of laboratory equipment based in New York, offers quality range of laboratory instruments, reagents and consumables from the top manufacturers at competitive prices. The company's extensive product portfolio includes both new and reconditioned lab equipment. The extensive collection includes blood gas analyzers, electrolyte analyzers, chemistry...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Autoclaves integrate PLC and touchscreen display.

October 27, 2015

Supplied on WSF autoclaves, SmartClave integrates Programmable Logic Controller and touchscreen display with intuitive messaging system to assist operators, maintenance managers, and supervisory personnel in all phases of autoclave operation. Technology provides autoclave door closure and process safety interlocking by monitoring all sensors, operating switches, and output devices. SmartClave also adds lamp flashing, annunciator, timing, and diagnostic features to standard control devices. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Horizontal Vulcanizing Autoclaves offer high-speed operation.

April 24, 2015

Suitable for curing rubber or plastic products and components, Vulcanizing Autoclaves feature integral RapidLoader™ cart to provide access for loading/unloading as well as RAPIDOOR® quick-actuating door that locks and unlocks in seconds. RapidLoader has variable speed motor drive capable of speeds near 30 fpm. Constructed of carbon steel, pressure vessels operate at full vacuum up to 150 psig at 350°F. Sizes range from 36–42 in. inner diameter and 24–30 ft vessel lengths. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

High Quality New and Reconditioned Lab Equipment Available at Block Scientific

September 18, 2014

A leading supplier of laboratory equipment, Block Scientific offers an extensive range of new and reconditioned products for research and clinical applications. With a vast global clientele that includes large, medium-sized and small laboratories, the company strives to provide high quality products at the most competitive prices. Block Scientific represents leading manufacturers such as...Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Leaching Autoclave System is suited for caustic cleaning of parts.

May 23, 2014

Designed for operation with caustic solutions at temperatures up to 450°F at 400 psig, leaching autoclave system features PLC and cleans industrial parts and components by flash, burp, and mechanical agitation. Nickel-alloy construction and other special materials protect surfaces that come into contact with caustic solution. Design includes 30 in. ID x 48 in. vertical autoclave with cooling coil, heating system, and Rapidoor® quick-access closure for efficient loading/unloading. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments, Thermal & Heating Equipment

CompuDAS SG-6 Systems Control and Monitor Processing at Precision Aerospace and Composites

May 5, 2010

Precision Aerospace and Composites (PAC) an AIM Group Company, has selected CompuDAS to supply and install eight (8) SG-6 Control and Data Acquisition Systems on their composite curing equipment. The SG-6 control systems will control five of their composite curing ovens and all three of their autoclave systems. By utilizing the same software for all of their curing vessels, PAC will greatly...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sterilizing Autoclaves feature top-loading design.

November 29, 2007

Available with chambers up to 85 l in size, Tuttnauer ELV/ELVC Vertical Autoclaves include fully integrated printer, RS-232 interface, automatic locking doors, cooled exhaust steam, and dual PT-100 internal sensors for process validation. ELVC models come with internal cooling coil for rapid chamber and sample cool down times. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Roll Winder provides 30 sec cycle time.

March 12, 2007

With Mark II CR, users can generate finished rolls on contractor size cores ranging from 1.0-6.0 in. and widths from 54-120 in. System is designed to produce 50-150 linear foot finished rolls of non-woven, film, paper, or laminated web materials for various end products. It will automatically load new cores, start new roll, glue tail, and eject finished roll with cycle time of less than 30 sec. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

ASC Process Systems Completes the World's Largest Autoclave for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner

September 12, 2006

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 24 -- ASC Process Systems has announced the completion of the world's largest autoclave. The giant autoclave will cure composite fuselage sections of the revolutionary Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger aircraft. This record setting project took over 1 1/2 years to complete, and is scheduled to begin production of Boeing 787 components in the coming months. The autoclave...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Autoclave sterilizes rice in pouches.

October 26, 2004

With diameter of ~70 in. and load capacity of 5 cells of stacked trays, forced steam circulation rotary autoclave is capable of sterilizing 2,400, 9 oz pouches of various products. Stainless steel trays include imprints that match shape of plastic pouches, holding them in place during rotation without possibility of distortion. Trays also have channels to optimize passage of steam and ensure homogeneous distribution of steam over each pouch. Read More