Efficient Technology and Innovations<br />for<br />Higher Sustainability and Cost Savings<br />Mauricio Facchinetti<br />B...
OUR COMPANY<br />VEM is a world leader in Filament Winding Technology <br /><ul><li>GRP pipes
GRE pipes
Tanks
Poles
Cylinders</li></ul>We offer complete production plants & know how for manufacturing:<br />ISO 9001<br />FM566422<br />VEM ...
VEM WORLDWIDE<br /><ul><li>Europe
Central Asia
Africa
Far East
USA
South America</li></li></ul><li>RANGE OF SERVICES<br />Turnkey scope of supply<br /><ul><li>Product Sales Consulting & Fea...
Supply of production plant & testing equipment
Supply of laboratory equipment
Dry test in our factory before delivery
License agreement
Transfer of Know-how
Installation, commissioning and training
Diagnostic online control
Post sales assistance</li></li></ul><li>OUR POLICY<br />A sustainability policy was introduced in 2008, covering all our b...
R&D<br />Awareness and constant research for a better future<br /><ul><li> Minimum raw material waste
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VEM SpA - JEC 2011 Efficient technology and Innovations for Higher Sustainability and Cost Savings by Mauricio Facchinetti

  1. 1. Efficient Technology and Innovations<br />for<br />Higher Sustainability and Cost Savings<br />Mauricio Facchinetti<br />Business Unit Manager - VEM SpA<br />
  2. 2. OUR COMPANY<br />VEM is a world leader in Filament Winding Technology <br /><ul><li>GRP pipes
  3. 3. GRE pipes
  4. 4. Tanks
  5. 5. Poles
  6. 6. Cylinders</li></ul>We offer complete production plants & know how for manufacturing:<br />ISO 9001<br />FM566422<br />VEM is an ISO 9001 certified company through the British Standards Institution (BSI)<br />
  7. 7. VEM WORLDWIDE<br /><ul><li>Europe
  8. 8. Central Asia
  9. 9. Africa
  10. 10. Far East
  11. 11. USA
  12. 12. South America</li></li></ul><li>RANGE OF SERVICES<br />Turnkey scope of supply<br /><ul><li>Product Sales Consulting & Feasibility Studies
  13. 13. Supply of production plant & testing equipment
  14. 14. Supply of laboratory equipment
  15. 15. Dry test in our factory before delivery
  16. 16. License agreement
  17. 17. Transfer of Know-how
  18. 18. Installation, commissioning and training
  19. 19. Diagnostic online control
  20. 20. Post sales assistance</li></li></ul><li>OUR POLICY<br />A sustainability policy was introduced in 2008, covering all our business<br /><ul><li>Social sustainability </li></ul> Health and well being for the employees of the composites industry<br /><ul><li>Economic sustainability</li></ul> Higher technology and low consumption, for a sustainable business growth<br /><ul><li>Environmental sustainability</li></ul> Protection of the environment and local habitats<br />
  21. 21. R&D<br />Awareness and constant research for a better future<br /><ul><li> Minimum raw material waste
  22. 22. ReducedPowerconsumption</li></ul>Further Savings<br />In<br />Pipe production <br />
  23. 23. SUSTAINABILITY<br />Reduction in waste of Raw materials and finished products<br />Toovercomecurrent and future environmental impact limitations, VEM presents the<br />CONTINUOUS LAMELLAR MANDREL<br />Lam tech Mandrel<br />Lam tech plant<br /><ul><li>No steel band breakages
  24. 24. Mandrel heat transfer system
  25. 25. Quicker Stiffness regulation</li></ul>Reduced raw material waste<br />Reductionofplannedplantdowntimes<br />Reductionofunplannedplantdowntimes<br />
  26. 26. SUSTAINABILITY<br />Reduction in waste of Raw materials and finished products<br />Toovercomecurrent and future environmental impact limitations, VEM presents the<br />CONTINUOUS LAMELLAR MANDREL<br />Lam Tech Lamellar Machine Product variables<br />
  27. 27. SUSTAINABILITY<br />Reduction in waste of Raw materials and finished products<br />Toovercomecurrent and future environmental impact limitations, VEM presents the<br />ONLINE THICKNESS MEASUREMENT DEVICE<br /><ul><li>Operates during pipe production, after lamination
  28. 28. Not affected by pipe movement
  29. 29. Linked to PLC
  30. 30. Constant thickness control
  31. 31. Measurement tolerance < 0.2 mm</li></ul>The device is applied both on Steel Band Tech and Lam Tech Continuous Winder Machines<br />Reduction in final product waste<br />
  32. 32. SUSTAINABILITY<br />Reduction in waste of Raw materials and finished products<br />Toovercomecurrent and future environmental impact limitations, VEM presents the<br />RESIN AND CATALYST DOSING STATION<br /><ul><li>Coriolis Mass Flowmeters for resin
  33. 33. Coriolis Mass Flowmeters for catalyst
  34. 34. Online thermostating resin system
  35. 35. Re-circulation system
  36. 36. Pressure gauges in resin and catalyst lines</li></ul>Reduction in final product waste<br />Reduction of raw material waste<br />The dozing station is present on Steel Band Tech and Lam Tech Continuous Winder Machines<br />
  37. 37. SUSTAINABILITY<br />Reduction in waste of Raw materials and finished products<br />Toovercomecurrent and future environmental impact limitations, VEM presents the<br />LIFTING TABLES WITH PLC HEIGHT CONTROL AND PROPORTIONAL HYDRAULICS<br /><ul><li>Speed control during pipe approach for support
  38. 38. High precision on the final height position during the production cycle
  39. 39. Plc control of pipe level during discharge
  40. 40. Lifting table position controlled independently of the pipe weight</li></ul>Delaminationcontrol<br />Reduction of raw material waste<br />The tables are present on Steel Band Tech and Lam Tech Continuous Winder Machines<br />
  41. 41. SUSTAINABILITY<br />Reduction in waste of Raw materials and finished products<br />Toovercomecurrent and future environmental impact limitations, VEM presents the<br />PREMIXING SYSTEM<br /><ul><li>Reduction of resin in the mortar core
  42. 42. Better compaction and homogeneity of the core mixture
  43. 43. Reduction of waste during production</li></ul>Delaminationcontrol<br />Reduction of raw material waste<br />The device is used on Steel Band Tech and Lam Tech Continuous Winder Machines<br />
  44. 44. SUSTAINABILITY<br />Reduction in energy consumption<br />Toovercomecurrent and future environmental impact limitations, VEM presents the<br />NEW INFRA RED ONLINE CURING STATION<br /><ul><li>Optimization of UPR’s curing cycle by Infrared spectroscopy analysis </li></ul>IR spectrum of an unsaturated isophthalic resin <br />Once the right functionalities were determined, and the corresponding peaks <br />were modified after being suitably irradiated, it was possible to select the <br />correct IR lamp to use during GRP production.<br />
  45. 45. SUSTAINABILITY<br />Reduction in energy consumption<br />Toovercomecurrent and future environmental impact limitations, VEM presents the<br />NEW INFRA RED ONLINE CURING STATION<br /><ul><li>Optimized IR wave length
  46. 46. IR curing station made of 4 separate sections
  47. 47. High definition temp detection
  48. 48. IR Power regulation in %, maintaining the wave length </li></ul>Energy reduction up to 30 %<br />Production rates up to 50 m/hr<br />Delamination control<br />The device is applied to Steel Band Tech and to Lam Tech Continuous Winder Machines<br />
  49. 49. SUSTAINABILITY<br />Reduction in energy consumption<br />Toovercomecurrent and future environmental impact limitations, VEM presents the<br />HIGH TRANSFER HEAT CAPACITY OF<br />SAND DOSING SYSTEM<br />GRP continuousprocessrequiressandheatcontrol<br />Thermal conductivity of dry sand: 0.15 - 0.25 (Wood, oak 0.17 - Carbon Steel 54)<br />Lamellar heat transfer system on different levels<br />High definition temp detection with 18 PT 100 in 1500 mm length.<br />IR Power regulation in % <br />
  50. 50. SUSTAINABILITY<br />Reduction in energy consumption<br />Toovercomecurrent and future environmental impact limitations VEM presents the<br />HIGH TRANSFER HEAT CAPACITY OF<br />SAND DOSING SYSTEM<br /><ul><li>Production rates up to 50 m/hr
  51. 51. PLC controlofsand temperature during high production rates, using the minimunamountofenergy</li></ul>Energy saving up to 25 %<br />Delamination control<br />The device is applied on Steel Band Tech and Lam Tech Continuous Winder Machines<br />
  52. 52. R&D<br />Awareness and constant research for a better future<br /><ul><li> Styrene emission control, abatement</li></ul>and recovery<br /><ul><li>Developmentof</li></ul>bio-basedresins<br />Environmental<br />sustainability<br />
  53. 53. SUSTAINABILITY<br />Styrene emission control - Reduction and Recovery<br />Pollutionpreventionby<br />LOW STYRENE EMISSION RESINS AND<br />LOW STYRENE CONTENT RESINS<br />New resinsdevelopedbyCimteclabreduces the level of VOC emitted, compared with conventionalresins.<br /><ul><li>Compatiblewithnew low VOC resins
  54. 54. EngineeredforStyreneemissioncontrol</li></ul>VEM<br />PLANTS<br /><ul><li>Epoxyresins (styrene free) are also used on VEM plants</li></li></ul><li>SUSTAINABILITY<br />Styrene emission control - Reduction and Recovery<br />Styrenerecovery or abatement<br /><ul><li>VEM’s high efficiencyaspiration system</li></ul>optimizes the recovery or abatement system <br />Recovery<br />system<br />Abatement<br />system<br /><ul><li>Incineration
  55. 55. DirectThermaloxidisers
  56. 56. Concentration system
  57. 57. Adsorptionrecovery (pressure swing or thermal)
  58. 58. Condensation
  59. 59. Absorptionofoils</li></li></ul><li>SUSTAINABILITY<br />Bio-resins<br />Development of Bio-resin<br />Technological advancements and public awareness have all contributed to the development of natural and bio sustainable products in the industrial sector. <br />VEM R&D Department, together with Cimteclab R&D team, is working to develop new resins from several natural sources<br />
  60. 60. For any further information,<br />please do not hesitate to contact us at<br /> sales@vem.eu<br />

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