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Cygnet Texkimp launches narrow-tape slitting machine

The dedicated machine can slit up to 50 metres of prepreg per minute and create up to 48 tapes at once.

11th October 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Northwich

Transport/​Aerospace

The dedicated machine, which can slit up to 50 metres of prepreg per minute and create up to 48 tapes at once, enables prepreg manufacturers to vertically integrate the slitting process into their production lines.

By slitting in-house, manufacturers can reduce the cost and time spent storing and transporting prepreg in climate-controlled conditions – prepreg has to be stored around minus-19 degrees C to prevent it from curing, the company explains.

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