Alexander Solis commented on Miloš Marec's blog post XWinder work...Towpreg
"I checked out that sigrapreg and it looks great. Love the varying cure temps. Doesn't say too much info on all resin types they have available. 
How much did you pay for the 6kg spool? 6kg is not a bad minumum order depending on the price of course.…"
May 20
Alexander Solis commented on Miloš Marec's blog post XWinder work...Towpreg
"Can you please share where you got your Towpreg. I would like to give it a try as long as it is within my ovens ability to cure it. Thank you"
May 20
Alexander Solis replied to Curtis Kent Capdeville's discussion Wrapping Composite with Shrink Tape
"Hi Curtis Kent,
If I am not mistaken, you have heat shrink tape from dunstone. Depending on the film thickness you can only overlap the tape half it's width. For expamle if you have a 1" wide shrink tape and it's thickness is 0.002" or more, I would…"
May 19
Alexander Solis commented on Jean Girardot's blog post Carbon tow size
"This is going to be a tube correct?"
Nov 6, 2019
Alexander Solis commented on Jean Girardot's blog post Carbon tow size
"I have done some tests on 24K. The concave roller delivery head on the four axis allows for such a wider tow to be used. As for 50K, I'd dare not go that far."
Nov 6, 2019
Alexander Solis commented on Jean Girardot's blog post Carbon tow size
"First off you can no longer wind in 3 axis mode, which I am going to beg turner hunt to bring it back. You will have to modify the four axis delivery head to have additional rollers to prevent fiber slippage.
Since you have the four axis you can mos…"
Nov 6, 2019
Alexander Solis replied to Alexander Solis's discussion Filament Skipping
"Hi Maxime Fournier,
I did try the wind with an old Computer. It is a dell optiplex 745 with a dual core processor and only 2GB of RAM. It has windows 7 ultimate. I still ended up with displacement.
I went to device manager and turned off the power m…"
Sep 22, 2019
Alexander Solis replied to Miloš Marec's discussion Hand editing of G-Code
"Milos Marec,
I got home and I checked the files. The file that is saved with a .X2G extension is the gcode file and the .X2D is the design file. The .X2G is the file you can edit in NotePad and should save as .X2G format."
Sep 13, 2019
Alexander Solis replied to Miloš Marec's discussion Hand editing of G-Code
"Hi Milos Marec,
Is the .x2d file type in the XW_GCODE folder? If it is not there then that is the designer file. There should be two files that are saved by the designer. One is a designer file and the other is the g-code file that can be edited in…"
Sep 12, 2019
Alexander Solis replied to Alexander Solis's discussion Filament Skipping
"Maxime Fournier,
You have a powerful laptop and yet you have filament displacement still? I have tried on a lenovo desktop that is a weaker than my surface pro 3. The results were bad. After a few email exchanges with Turner Hunt, he revealed to me…"
Aug 30, 2019
Alexander Solis replied to Alexander Solis's discussion Filament Skipping
"Maxime Fournier,
Can you please tell me what type of computer you have been using to run the X-winder. Please note desktops and laptops are different and also what type of RAM and processor type does it have.
It is a possibility that the X-Winder pr…"
Aug 28, 2019
Alexander Solis left a comment for Ben Lopez
"What type of laptop is it?"
Jul 1, 2019
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Jul 1, 2019
Alexander Solis left a comment for Ben Lopez
"Ben Lopez, what type of computer are you using to run your x-winder? (example: laptop, surface pro, or PC)"
Jun 30, 2019
Alexander Solis left a comment for William Roy
"William Roy, what type of computer are you using to wind? (Example: laptop, surface pro, or PC)"
Jun 30, 2019
Alexander Solis left a comment for Maxime Fournier
"Hi Maxime Fournier, what type of computer are you using when winding (example laptop, surface, or PC). "
Jun 30, 2019
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