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Winding angles

Hello everyone,

 

How have you been going with winding angle selection? I understand the 90’ is optimal for burst strength (which many of you will use for rocketry), but I am generally trying to optimise bending stiffness. I started…

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1 Reply · Reply by Larry Ortega May 30, 2018

layer thickness

is there a calualtion or table where is can figure out the thickenss of different degree completed layers. like i have incountered that 12k tow at 75 degrees is .48-.55 mm for a completed single layer. this would be really helpful when trying to…

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1 Reply · Reply by Alexander Solis May 12, 2018

Issues Please Help

Hello everyone, Great to be part of this forum for this machine, already thinking about how I can redesign the squeeze without even winding yet.
I have been having extensive trouble and been trying to get my 4-axis X-winder up and…

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11 Replies · Reply by Andrew Jones Mar 23, 2018

oval tubing

if I'm wrapping a oval shaped mandrel thats about 80mm by 30mm what do i set at the mandrel size in the software?  80mm? or do i have to calculate the circumference? 

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limit switch issue

when i begin my winding (2x) the carriage will go to the limit switch and then begin the next process but when it comes back it will hit the limit switch hard and just bang against it. i have tried messing with the z offset value but it keeps…

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