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Airbag development, design for high-tech applications

Airbag development

In the previous Specs, number 5, we have described the status of the airbag developments. At that moment we were investigating the possibilities and we can now say that we have an interesting proposal for the market. We have made a number of bags and the bags can withstand a high static pressure. We are… Read more

Large investments at van Wees

Rien van den Aker

In the Specs section you have read about the new UD600 machine we have built for the development of UD materials. Next step is the building of a Crossply machine with multi axial placement possibilities. The working width of this machine is still to be decided and dependent on feed-back from discussions with our customers… Read more

Streamline

Streamline

At van Wees we believe that a number of process steps for making side curtains for trucks can be integrated. We have asked Max in Rotterdam to study this matter and they have come up with interesting and profitable proposals. The present method of making a curtainsider for a truck or trailer is time consuming…. Read more

UD600 machine, the heart of Crossply technology

UD600 machine

Making UD materials in the best possible ways guarantees a good Crossply product. It forms the basis of the successful products in ballistics, sails, airbags and all other area’s we are working in. After the sale of the UD machine from our Pilot Plant, we had to build a machine that would fully support future… Read more