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15th September 2017, Dublin

Robotic over-braiding facility launched

The radial braiding machines from Herzog are specially designed to offer superior yarn deposition and production capacity during over-braiding. © Burgmann Packings Composites Burgmann Packings Composites has announced the launch of its new robot handling system for over-braiding a wide range of mandrels and cores.

The multi-axis Kuka robot system has a reach of over three metres and is integrated into the Herzog radial braiding machine based in Dublin.

The integration of the robot is said to allow seamless deposition of fibre on wide range of mandrel shapes and sizes. Carbon, glass, aramid, basalt and natural fibres can all be handled and deposited onto rigid mandrels, according to the company.

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