Vertical Automated fiber placement Lynx for high production


Processing deposition speeds up to 720 m2/hour

Full capability on static molds male and female configuration, as well as vertical rotating tables

Up to 32 CFUD tows, available widths  0.125 in, 0.250 in, 0.500 in, 1,000 in

Ingersoll Machine Tools is the manufacturer of vertical automated fiber placement (AFP) machines for composite part manufacturing. The Vertical  Lynx® AFP equipment lead the market in productivity and quality. Ingersoll’s machines are built in several configurations, which correspond to the customer’s specific range of needs: part size, geometry, material type, etc. All equipment is built using proven, common, modular components, allowing for shorter lead time, reduced cost, and higher flexibility. Ingersoll offers AFP solutions for small to very large composite structures and for a variety of material types and tow/tape widths.

Lay-up speed up to 60 m/min (2,400 in/min)
Cut Speed up to 60 m/min (2,400 in/min)
Add speed up to 60 m/min (2,400 in/min)
Bi-directional lay-up capability
Conformable compaction roller for uniform distribution of compaction pressure
IR heater intensity dynamically adjustable with the lay-up speed
Lay-up head components quickly interchangeable
Temperature and humidity controlled creel
Material consumption management
Exclusive Software: Ingersoll Composite Software Suite - iCPS 
3-Axis positioner covering medium, or very large  working envelope, following Customer’s needs.
3-Axis deposition head
Stationary Lay-up Tool: Male or female configuration , same tool than manual lay up.