High speed Wabash Compression Press
UT-IACMI has procured/installed a high speed Wabash compression press. The press has heated platens (up to 650F), 36″x36″, with a day light opening (DLO) of 60″ and closing speed of 475 ipm. A wide range of tools can be housed in the press to process SMC, LFT, commingled, hot-melt impregnated tows, prepregs, wet layup etc. – thermoset, thermoplastic and hybrid composites.