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Advanced Engineering 2018

AIC Partners with the AMRC

13 January 2015

AIC has partnered with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) based in Sheffield, UK.

AIC says it will install its latest Autoclave Management and Control Systems (AMCS) into the AMRC and will provide planned preventative maintenance and calibration services. The AMRC chose AIC’s control system for their larger autoclave to bring them up to speed with the latest generation of autoclave control systems on the market.

The AMRC run two autoclaves, the larger of which is 3m in diameter and 5m in length. The smaller autoclave measures 1m x 2m in size. These are used for extensive composite projects with their partners in the composite industry.

AIC says that thanks to its support and expertise and its AMCS, the AMRC will be able to improve their operations by offering a larger capacity to its partners and external customer base. The flexible AMCS will cover the many different autoclave manufacturing operations that the AMRC carries out.

AIC currently service and maintain a significant number of AMRC partners’ composite autoclaves, again highlighting their experience within the aerospace industry.

Conrad Sdao of the AMRC said “We are excited to have this new system in place to help increase the efficiency of our autoclaves. We know AIC delivers quality and we are glad to have their support and expertise.”

Nigel Clifford, Head of Sales at AIC, said: “We are proud to be working with the AMRC, which is a global leader in research for the manufacturing industry.”  






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