Prepreg is a composite material pre-impregnated with a thermosetting resin applied to carbon, glass or natural fiber fabrics. Our range of prepreg machines is designed to satisfy our customers’ needs, offering customised solutions for high-quality composite materials production.

SEMI-STANDARD

PREPREG SOLUTIONS

Advanced

PrePreg Advanced - Avio
The advanced prepreg machine is ideal for large-scale production of high-performance composite materials. Its advanced technology guarantees reliable production with optimal quality results. Our solution is able of processing both fabrics and UD tapes.
PrePreg Advanced - Avio

Basic

PrePreg Basic - Arstech
The basic prepreg machine, with its ease of use and reliability, is perfect for customers looking for good value for money solutions. Anytime there would be the possibility to implement more advanced units on the machine, choosing the specific technology according to customer’s needs. The machine is capable of processing fabrics.

R&D

PrePreg R&D - Fibercare

The R&D prepreg machine is designed for flexibility of usage, allowing an ideal and complete configuration for educational institutions, research centres and companies seeking to develop new products. It will also be possible to use it for impregnation trials with customers at our facility.

PrePreg R&D - Fibercare
PrePreg detail
PrePreg features
PrePreg full view
PrePreg detail

COMPARATIVE DATA TABLE

R&DBasicAdvanced
ReinforcementsFabricFabricFabric, UD Tape
MaterialCarbon, Glass, KevlarCarbon, Glass, KevlarCarbon, Glass, Kevlar
ResinEpoxy thermosetEpoxy thermosetEpoxy thermoset
Speed
20

Title

m/min
25

Title

m/min
25

Title

m/min
Impregnation SystemCalender / S-WrapCalender / S-WrapCalender / S-Wrap
Resin CoatingThree-Rolls CoaterThree-Rolls CoaterThree-Rolls Coater
Grammature ControlUltrasoundsUltrasoundsUltrasounds, Beta Gauge
UD Tape CuttingIncluded
UD Tape Formats75, 100, 300, 600 mm
Hot Plates / Cold PlatesIncludedIncludedIncluded
Rolls Concentricity±
5

Title

µm @ 90°C
±
5

Title

µm @ 90°C
±
5

Title

µm @ 90°C
Trimming UnitOptionalOptional
Revolver SystemOptionalOptional
CreelIncluded
Poly UnwinderOptionalOptional

Reinforcements

R&DFabric
BasicFabric
AdvancedFabric, UD Tape

Material

R&DCarbon, Glass, Kevlar
BasicCarbon, Glass, Kevlar
AdvancedCarbon, Glass, Kevlar

Resin

R&DEpoxy thermoset
BasicEpoxy thermoset
AdvancedEpoxy thermoset

Speed

R&D
20

Title

m/min
Basic
25

Title

m/min
Advanced
25

Title

m/min

Impregnation System

R&DCalender / S-Wrap
BasicCalender / S-Wrap
AdvancedCalender / S-Wrap

Resin Coating

R&DThree-Rolls Coater
BasicThree-Rolls Coater
AdvancedThree-Rolls Coater

Grammature Control

R&D±0,5 mm
Basic±0,1 mm
AdvancedOptional

UD Tape Cutting

R&D
Basic
AdvancedIncluded

UD Tape Formats

R&D
Basic
Advanced75, 100, 300, 600 mm

Hot Plates / Cold Plates

R&DIncluded
BasicIncluded
AdvancedIncluded

Rolls Concentricity

R&D±
5

Title

µm @ 90°C
Basic±
5

Title

µm @ 90°C
Advanced±
5

Title

µm @ 90°C

Trimming Unit

R&D
BasicOptional
AdvancedOptional

Revolver System

R&D
BasicOptional
AdvancedOptional

Creel

R&D
Basic
AdvancedIncluded

Poly Unwinder

R&D
BasicOptional
AdvancedOptional