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Sigmatex opens Technical Excellence Centre

Industry News | October 8, 2013 | By:

Sigmatex announces the creation of the Sigmatex Technical Excellence Centre, which consists of a number of technicians and engineers, dedicated to providing customers with technical innovation and cutting edge solutions through a collaborative approach. The creation of SigmaTEC is also supported by significant investment in new weaving technology being driven by customer need. The expansion includes:

•    3D weaving using full size weaving loom and unival 100 Jacquard

•    High speed tape weaving machine

•    Multiaxial weaving technology

•    UD development area

•    Wet laboratory for infusing textiles equipped with composites integration vacuum infusion equipment and oven

•    Dry laboratory for characterization using a 200kN Instron tensile testing machine

•    Weave design software including simulation for design

Sigmatex is a converter of carbon fiber headquartered in the U.K.

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