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Winding Machine Optimisation_Composite Braiding Ltd.pdf

We have a 2 axis X-Winder helping in winding 1 mandrel at a time.

Could we add another motor to the current setup and winding 2 mandrels simultaneously? We can add another control box if required.

I have drawn schematics of our current and desired setup and the image of our current setup to help understand my query,

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Hey,

I am using the 4.16 version. As the carrier reaches the left and right ends of the mandrel, the DH does not advance to the left or right DH advance point. It stays at the DH Offset from mandrel surface. After the [CW ELLIPSE AT LEFT END] move, I then get the error shown above. This repeats until I stop the wind. However, if I pause the wind at either end during the wind, after a minute or so, the DH will advance to said point. 

If anyone has any comments or suggestion,…

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