Why make pipes and rollers in epoxy-based composite material?
What does the user require?
Higher quality
Higher productivity
Lower costs
Energy Savings

Rollers in CFRP composite materials are lighter in weight, which means:
Less waste on start up
Less motor power and overheating
Easier removal and storage when replacing rollers
Less maintenance
Less energy consumption
Extremely rapid acceleration/deceleration for speed changes

Rollers in CFRP composite materials are more rigid, which means:
Fewer scratches
Fewer creases
Possibility to work with thinner film
Better ball bearing durability
Greater range of processes
Precision coating

Rollers in CFRP composite materials have less inertia and higher critical speed, which means:
Fewer vibrations
Greater line speed

This allows:
Wide planning flexibility
Projects that adapt to specific needs
Power re-dimension
More precise tension control
The possibility to produce surface processes such as Plating and Metalizing to increase hardness and resistance to abrasions and chemical substances.
Coating processes such as: Plasma Coating, Rubberizing, Teflon coating, and Varnishing
Surface machining
Heat stability
Static energy dissipation
Balance tolerances and specifications up to class G1


These components are made to customer specifications, using the Finite Element Method FEM to analyse structural behaviour and deal with critical aspects before the construction and testing stages.
USES: automatic articulated arms, control instruments, robotics, packaging, composite slabs with thicknesses of a few tenths up to 40mm, motorized rollers, idle rollers, printing rollers, expansion shafts, connections, transmission shafts, hydraulics, pumps, vessels, support beams, pivots, parts to drawings, and windings for magnetic rotors.

Why make pipes and rollers in epoxy-based composite material?
ADVANTAGES: less weight and greater rigidity than metal, reduced bending and vibrations, higher speeds achievable, possibility to orient and regulate the flexibility of the part involved, easy to work, easy to join to other metal and plastic elements, excellent chemical resistance, reduced heat expansion, customizable roughness, reduced mass and inertia, high balancing levels and optimization of frequencies.


USES: top end sports gear for professionals or amateurs in: cycling, motor biking, sailing (booms, spinnaker poles, bowsprits, race double, and cruisers), ski poles, fishing (rods and accessories).
ADVANTAGES: less weight and greater rigidity than metal, strength, customization, adaptable shapes, flexibility during processing, production of complex parts, and controllable rigidity according to application needs.
We make simple or complex parts and components for cycle frames for top level professionals and amateurs. Our components boast numerous successes and world records in different cycling specialities for the most prestigious makes. The components are made to our customers’ specifications and where necessary make use of FEM analysis of structural behaviour so as to deal with any critical points before the construction and testing stages.
For over thirty years FAPS has been synonymous worldwide with perfection and innovation in the fishing rod industry.
Research into ever higher production quality standards and careful choice of technologically solid materials are still at the heart of our products.
Continuous technological development and the unique nature of each individual product made in our facilities mean that our products are particularly sought after by the professionals of this sport which, like few others, make great demands on the structural characteristics of their tackle.
Faps has proven experience in the nautical industry and it manufactures particulars in composite materials either for professional or for amateurs. Studies, experimentation and tests at sea have enable Faps to develop a range of products and innovative applications, easily adaptable to every kind of sail and boat.
USES: Tiller/Stick, Tiller extension, bow sprits, battens, spinnaker poles and jib booms with cylindrical, cylindrical-conical and biconical profiles and "pali per tendalini".
ADVANTAGES: Less weight and greater rigidity than metal, strength, customization, flexibility during processing, production of complex parts, controllable rigidity according to application needs and a great resistance against chemical attack.


USES: frames, transmission shafts, mufflers, rollbars, crash structures, parts to drawings.
ADVANTAGES: lightness, high rigidity, reduced bending and vibrations, precision, easy surface customization, low heat expansion, easily joined to other plastic and metal elements and extremely high component characterization.


USES: components for tables, chairs, furniture, accessories and complementary furnishing items, light fittings and outdoor furniture, where originality and innovation with high technical content are required.
ADVANTAGES: refined finishes, component customization, modular elements, lightness, transparency, customized colours and shades, finished or paintable product, and excellent resistance to chemicals and weather.


USES: cabs, supports, parts to drawings, fascias, medical applications, prostheses and walking aids, telescope arms, tripods, quadripods and vessels.
ADVANTAGES: llightness, fiber orientation and possibility to obtain special modules for the application, high rigidity, easy to work, complex shapes, precision, excellent resistance to chemicals, reduced heat expansion and innovative decorative finishes.
FAPS srl - Via A. Malignani, 32 - 33080 Fiume Veneto (Pn) - ITALY - P.I. 01267550935 - N.Registro imprese REA PN 53675 - Cap. Soc. 100.000,00 Euro i.v.

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