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37 CompositesWorld.com Cutting table with automated ply stacking Eastman Machine Co. (Buffalo, NY, USA) is showing the Talon 25x cutting table, designed to automatically pull stacked material plies from the spreading table to a modular, bristle-block conveyor bed for reciprocating knife cutting of up to 1.18 inches/30 mm of compressed material goods. High-speed, precision cutting demonstrations of fiber- glass, fiberglass insulation, aramid and other technical textiles are being featured. The Talon features a quick-change cutting knife and single- coated diamond sharpening disk to provide a robust cutting edge. Precision plating solutions SAT Plating (Troy, MI, US) is emphasizing its focus on creating precision plating solutions for carbon fiber composites and high-performance PEEK and PEI materials. The company's suite of Adaptive Plating Technologies reportedly enables clients to expand their approach to product design, material selection and production methodologies. The company's technologies and processes can be applied to a range of polymers and materials including plastics, films, fibers, membranes, fabrics, ceramics and glass. Hybrid and exotic materials can also be processed and plated, and include: glass fiber-reinforced PEEK, PEI and nylon; carbon fiber-reinforced PEEK, PEI and nylon; and metallic-powder materials mixed with polymers and injection molding. Industries serviced include aerospace, medical, cyber security, industrial applications and more. Typical plated component enhancements include improved wear resistance, EMI/ RF shielding, cosmetic enhancement, and improved strength and thermal performance. Booth M107. The Talon is optionally available with a cutting capacity of 3 inches/75 mm, several widths and a variety of vacuum blower configurations. The system also offers what is said to be easy access to the knife system and assembly parts, to help simplify daily maintenance procedures. Also in the Eastman booth is the company's Recipro-Cool Drive Assembly, an internal crank cooling system engineered to reduce heat and wear/tear to the horizontal crank mechanism that drives the knife up and down. Booth 3331. CAMX 2018 Explore our advanced composite solutions CAMX 2018, Booth R29 Capable and confident from cowl to core Spinners/ Spinner Caps Fairings Spacers Stator Vanes Exhaust Shroud Exhaust Flaps

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