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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 to... Read More
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
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... Read More
Suitable for curing rubber or plastic products and components, Vulcanizing Autoclaves feature integral RapidLoader™ cart to provide access for loading/unloading as well as RAPIDOORÂ® 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... Read More
Designed for operation with caustic solutions at temperatures up to 450Â°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... Read More
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
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
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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
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 will... Read More
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... Read More