Printing Press gets an up-date

This vintage circa 1994 flexographic printing press had a range of SSD 590 first generation Digital DC Drives. So twenty four years old. They were also fitted with plastic fibre optic cable from “Microtac” optical encoders which are becoming obsolete. This particular section was the centre unwind with dancer feedback …

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New Oven Heater and Controls

You can see by the first photograph that the original heater and controls was well past it’s best. This is a glorified fan oven and the 1950’s vintage fixed speed centrifugal fan blew air through a heater box fitted with old style domestic oven heating elements. The heated air was …

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Carbon Fibre Tape Laying Machine

Pictured below is a machine we produced to manufacture Carbon fibre fishing rods. I am sure you will have seen long tapered fishing rods which are assembled from several sections. These sections start at about 50mm diameter and are parallel and the thinner sections can be tapered from 10mm down …

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