Scott replied to Chase's discussion Variable Winding Angle? Cone Formation
"its been a while but i can certainly try to help you out with that, email me at dsstewartpr@gmail.com and i will certianly do what I can "
Nov 11, 2020
Nicholas Diamond replied to Chase's discussion Variable Winding Angle? Cone Formation
"HI Scott,
Are you still winding nosecones with your XWinder? Our rocket team is about to tackle this challenge and are hoping to get some advice from someone who has been there before.
 
Thanks,
Nick"
Nov 11, 2020
Turner Hunt commented on Mayank Gautam's blog post Connecting 2 Motors for Simultaneously Winding of 2 Mandrels
"Mayank - As you know, the X-Winder is a highly modifiable filament winding machine and you could add a second mandrel above the main mandrel by extending the vertical mandrel posts. You could gear the second mandrel to the firest mandrel and only…"
Nov 10, 2020
Bruce Theriault PE replied to Nicholas Finch's discussion Improved glue squeege , mandrel, roving system
"We are a web tension control solution provider and some of your clients are asking about tension control for the tows feeding your applicator “heads”.  One client says he needs up to 100N of tension but I am trying to confirm if that is a valid…"
Oct 7, 2020
RH replied to Maxime Fournier's discussion Software issue
"I've investigated this issue and it appears to be related to the system setting for the decimal separator. The software expects a period (.) to be used instead of a comma. If you just enter a period, this won't work as the software still saves this…"
Jul 20, 2020
RH replied to Alan Moore's discussion Control Boards Not Connected
"I've experienced the same issue; changed my USB hub to one that was powered externally and used the older software version 4.16, everything works fine now. Latest software doesn't seem to work well with the 4-axis machine; it kept forgetting the…"
Jul 17, 2020
Camille Baudichon replied to Camille Baudichon's discussion Error type Mismatch 13 and wrong directions
"Hi Alexander,
Thanks for your answer. I tried to uninstall et re-install the software but it did not work as planned... I am using the 4axis machine as a 2 axis machine and I thought maybe the problem was coming from one of the connections to the…"
Jul 13, 2020
Alexander Solis replied to Camille Baudichon's discussion Error type Mismatch 13 and wrong directions
"Hi Camille, 
This is very unusual, the latest software is supposed to help with the latest winding parameters. Were you able to fix the problem? The only advise I can consult is to uninstall the software and re-install it. Hopefully this has been…"
Jul 12, 2020
Alex Behrens replied to Alastair Barnett's discussion Rotate Mandrel in CCW direction
"Hello Alastair,
I faced the same problem over the last week or so. If reversing the polarity didn't solve it for you, you can write the M4 S10 C-180 in the same line as your G1 command. If both of them take the same time to complete it will rotate…"
Jun 4, 2020
Miloš Marec commented on Miloš Marec's blog post XWinder work...Towpreg
"It was 70€/kg of roving. On one spool, there is 1,2kg of carbon roving, together 5 spools, 420€. It is 6,4mm wide and a work with it is also good:)"
May 20, 2020
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, 2020
Miloš Marec commented on Miloš Marec's blog post XWinder work...Towpreg
"This one is from a german company SGL..Sigrapreg 24K. The minimal order is 6kg of trowpreg, but it takes 1 year in fridge. The delivery time is about one week. Sometimes, I tried also 50K from Zoltek company from USA, but it was too wide from…"
May 20, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
Miloš Marec commented on Miloš Marec's blog post XWinder work...Towpreg
"Sorry, I haven´t. But, when I will produce another one, I will post photoes:)"
Mar 20, 2020
Michael Travers commented on Miloš Marec's blog post XWinder work...Towpreg
"Do you have any photos os how this was created?"
Mar 18, 2020
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