Adaptive controls can automate high specification autoclaves, for example those used in the production of Carbon Fibre parts. This equipment treats parts under pressure and vacuum conditions at high temperatures in order to cure them fit for purpose.
As well as conforming closely to the procedures of the Autoclave industry, the Adaptive system also eliminates the need for a chart recorder by storing flexible, highly-detailed graphs of all process variables. These graphs can be easily printed over a network to any normal PC printer and are can be stored almost indefinitely on the control PC.
Systems featuring Adaptive equipment have been used, amongst others, by yacht manufacturers, high-profile motor-sport companies, and a number of national universities and college research facilities.