Automated Line for Composite High Pressure Vessel Manufacturing

Mikrosam Fully Integrated Filament Winding Manufacturing Cell

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The revolution to transition from conventional hydrocarbon fuels such as gas and diesel to cleaner more sustainable fuels such as natural gas, LPG and hydrogen is well underway.  It holds the promise of lower carbon emissions, cleaner air and lower costs.  Mikrosam is supporting this revolution by having manufactured the most efficient, productive and fully integrated Type 3 and 4 composite cylinder manufacturing line in the world.  This system designed and fabricated by Mikrosam can produce 500,000 cylinders per year when operated 24/7 with as few as four operators.  The system is completely turn-key and includes all of the material handling, creel management, fiber impregnation, winding and curing.  Our TCON (SCADA) system provides full part, process history and SPC enabling the management team to refine the process as needed.  While this system was designed for CNG tanks, it can be used to fabricate many other types of cylinders.  Contact us with your requirements.  The machine was the subject of a white paper published in CompositesWorld.
Advanced Features
•  Automated robotic liner material handling system

•  Fully interpolted axes of motion

•  Automated curing oven

•  Automated tensioned creel system with fiber break alarms

•  Mikrosam's patented automatic cut and restart of the fibers

•  Fully integrated resin mixing system with quick change reservoirs

•  Mikrosam's T-CON SCADA/SPC system for process and quality data


•  High speed filament winding machine with up to 5 spindles
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