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Retrofit Compressor Heads developed at the AMC

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 3:01 pm

High Performance Compressor Heads



These refrigeration compressor heads are an integral part of a proprietary retrofit system that is designed to increase refrigeration cycle capacity and decrease compressor load, reducing the power draw of the system by 30%.  By providing more work at less cost for systems already in the field, this client will be able to reach a larger market than new, more complex, and more expensive replacement systems will.

DeepCWind 1:50 Scale Wind Blade Mold designed and manufactured at AMC

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 3:00 pm

1:50th Scale Wind Blade Mold



The AMC worked with the Advanced Structures and Composites Center,  to develop and manufacture this aluminum mold.  The blade profile is 48 inches long and has over 14 degrees of twist along it’s axis.  The mold withstands over 21,000 lbs of internal forces from an inflatable bladder that forms the composite material into a hollow blade.


Forged Composite Safety Shoe Inserts developed at the AMC

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 2:58 pm

Composite Toe Cap Development



Falcon Performance Footwear partnered with the AMC and the AEWC to develop a composite toe cap for military, fire, and police boot applications.  This high-tech protective insert is a fraction of the weight of traditional steel toe caps and meets all of the same ASTM safety requirements.  This toe cap will be produced here in Maine and will create a new market for Falcon.

Gemini Canvas increases productivity by 60% with AMC

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 2:47 pm

Crimping Station for Stainless Tubing



Gemini Marine Products commissioned the AMC to design and manufacture a tube crimping station for connecting stainless tubing to their patended hinge system for Marine awnings and shades.  This crimping system replaces a manufacturing process that involved drilling out each piece and fasting with roll pins.  The result was a 60% increase in productivity for the production line.