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Cadfil - Advanced filament Winding software for program generation for all type of filament winding machine.

Fibre path file - '.FIBí

The fibre design section generates files with a '.FIB' extension. These files contain data relating to how the fibre file was generated, along with the fibre path co-ordinate and direction data.

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REVIEW.MND

24

55

1 -44.5395 .0000 75.8139 .0000000 1.0000000 .0000000

2 -43.4120 19.7904 73.8587 .0566083 .9935595 -.0981583

3 -39.8676 39.2541 67.9901 .1688622 .9431811 -.2861730

4 -33.5750 58.0798 58.0798 .2782439 .8483473 -.4504291

5 -23.8938 75.9680 43.8602 .3828931 .7200355 -.5787416

6 -9.7015 92.6372 24.8221 .4810300 .5726655 -.6638254

30 .0000 99.7655 13.1751 .5709853 .4219989 -.7041962

55 10.0733 101.5000 .0000 .6577299 .0983193 -.7468095



The data contained within the file has the structure as outlined below.

Integer identifier (usually 16)Line Format : 1X,I5

Mandrel used in fibre generationLine Format : 1X,A16

Number of Elements used for Fibre GenerationLine Format : 1X,I5

Number of Points in Fibre File. ( Number of lines below )Line Format : I5

FIBPLN FIBPOSX FIBPOSY FIBPOSZ FIBDCSX FIBDCSY FIBDCSZ

Where :Format :

FIBPLNNumber of plane on which fibre is travelling. I5

FIBPOSXFibre X Co-ordinate. F11.4

FIBPOSYFibre Y Co-ordinate. F11.4

FIBPOSZFibre Z Co-ordinate. F11.4

FIBDCSXFibre X Direction Cosine. F11.7

FIBDCSYFibre Y Direction Cosine. F11.7

FIBDCSZFibre Z Direction Cosine. F11.7