Devoted to R&D work and consumer education

Assistance with winding techniques & part program development

McClean Anderson's PET Center is devoted to R&D work and consumer education. We provide expertise in filament winding techniques and assistance in part program development.

PET Center Features

  • 4-axis Super Hornet filament winding machine with a maximum winding envelope of 760mm [30"] in diameter x 2000mm [79"] long.
  • 4-spool Digital-Electronic Tensioning System. System accommodates standard 75mm [3"] core outside pull materials with a maximum spool size of 300mm [12"] diameter x 13.6 kg [30 lb]. Tension range: 4.5 N to 45 N [1 to 10 lbf].
  • 8-spool stationary Bookshelf Creel. Spools of center-pull fiber are placed onto shelving and fiber is redirected through a series of ceramic eyelets.
  • Forced air Curing Oven capable of 500F [260C] with data logging and thermal profiling.
  • Wide variety of Wet-Winding and Towpreg fiber delivery tooling.

NOTE: Please contact us in advance to make shipping arrangements if customer specific materials (fiber and/or resin) are to be used for sample / test winding.