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STEELASTIC® EXTRUDED TEXTILE BODY PLY SYSTEMS

STEELASTIC® EXTRUDED TEXTILE BODY PLY SYSTEMS

A flexible and efficient alternative to calendering and off-line processing equipment

STEELASTIC Body Ply System

Start your new tire manufacturing plant without a calendering system using the STEELASTIC® Extruded Textile Body Ply System.

The STEELASTIC® Body Ply System makes it possible to produce textile body ply material for passenger and specialty tires without calendering. Our proven precision splicing technology along with our high accuracy cord placement tooling combines to create a superior component prep solution. This innovative extrusion process is used to manufacture premium quality body ply material for:

STEELASTIC®Extruded Textile Body Ply System: Key Benefits

  • High flexibility enables multiple product codes per shift with fast changeovers
  • One stop process from extrusion to wind-up eliminates additional handling and processing
  • Significantly smaller footprint and lower capital investment than the calendering process
  • Eliminates work in process materials and handling
  • Requires only one operator per system
  • Full product inspection and traceability

STEELASTIC® Features

  • Parallel pick and place system (smaller footprint)
  • Higher speed cutter
  • Automated angle change
  • Belt inspection system with closed loop adjustment
  • Lower noise level operation
  • Backwards compatibility with existing equipment – retrofit opportunities
  • Ability to interface with customer Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

For more information on the Steelastic Extruded Textile Body Ply Machine, please download the Extruded Textile Body Ply Machine PDF Data Sheet.