Trade Show

METS

Dates

Nov 13 - Nov 152019

Trade Show

METS

Dates

Nov 13 - Nov 152019

Composites

Cutting Systems Designed for Flexibility and Accuracy with Challenging Composites

As new applications for composites have emerged, Eastman has worked in tandem with industry engineers to develop and enhance our cutting products, capabilities and technical support. Eastman offers the widest variety of composites cutting solutions, both manually-operated and automatic cutting systems for materials like glass fiber, aramid and carbon fiber in both dry and pre-preg form. These materials are commonly used in aerospace & defense, wind energy, automotive, sporting goods, civil engineering, pipe & tank, electronics & electricals, marine, and other advanced material applications.

Composites Specific Capabilities for R&D and Production

Flexibility – to handle the widest range of materials
Fast and Easy Set-up for experimentation, concept testing or full-production runs
Quality – for cut accuracy and edge quality
Operating Performance
Dependable, reliable mechanical systems, electronics, and software
Solid operating performance to prevent down-time

Eastman Machines for Cutting Composites

Please contact us directly with any questions or to discuss your unique application requirements. Eastman systems are suitable for cutting composites in both dry and pre-preg form – with or without peel ply. Our team of applications specialists have significant experience with R&D and production cutting of (but not limited to):

  • Unidirectional continuous strand roving
  • Bidirectional (woven roving, woven fabrics, continuous strand reinforcement)
  • Multidirectional (chopped strands, continuous, chopped strand mat, tri-axial, multiaxial)
  • Nonwoven core materials
  • Aramid (Kevlar®)
  • Fibre-reinforced plastic / FRP (Fiberglass)
  • E-Glass, S-Glass
  • Carbon Fibre (CF)
  • Carbon fibre reinforced plastics (CFRP) / impregnated with epoxy resin
  • Carbon- Glass and Carbon- Aramid Hybrid fabrics
  • Dyneema®
  • Spectra Shield®, Gold Shield®
  • Graphite
  • Polyethylene Thermoplastics (P-tex)
  • Nomex® flame-resistant meta-aramids
  • Nylon
  • Adhesives
  • Quartz Pre-Preg
  • Breather Material
  • PTFE Film

Industry-Approved

Eastman equipment meets recognized international protection ratings requirements and optional accessories include aerospace approved inks for high-speed printing; sealed control & computer enclosures to offer dust and water resistant protection in harsh or high particulate environments and other compliant accessories as demanded to meet the strictest guidelines.

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