P17221: FSAE Composite Tube Fabrication
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First Dry Run Test

First Test Photos

First dry run

First dry run

Closer look, gaps in the fiber were likely caused by slipping, calibration, and file setup issues

Closer look, gaps in the fiber were likely caused by slipping, calibration, and file setup issues

Crossfeed and mandrel

Crossfeed and mandrel

Tow running onto the mandrel

Tow running onto the mandrel

Finished layer

Finished layer

4/17 First Wet Test

Resulting mess from just one wet wind test

Resulting mess from just one wet wind test

Complete layer results showing consistent angle but poor geometry/winding pattern

Complete layer results showing consistent angle but poor geometry/winding pattern

Tool for referencing showing the 65mm turn around zone

Tool for referencing showing the 65mm turn around zone

Full system

Full system

Tensioning system

Tensioning system

Mandrel drive system

Mandrel drive system

Electronics mounting

Electronics mounting

More electronics mounting

More electronics mounting

The upgraded crossfeed motor

The upgraded crossfeed motor


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