Thanks to the high-speed slides of the gauge reducing machine, throughputs of up to 40 spokes per minute can be achieved. © AMBA

02.03.21 – Producing spoke blanks

Producing spoke blanks

Rolling instead of swaging

The booming e-bike market has led to a growing demand for butted spokes, i.e. spokes that are thicker at one or both ends. AMBA’s new gauge reducing machines ... Von  Jörg Dambock

The cold-rolling lines and stretching systems form the feedstock into ribbed steel to reinforce concrete according to applicable standards. © Schlatter

02.12.20 – Schlatter expands product range

Schlatter expands product range

Everything from a single source

The Schlatter Group is known globally as a leading system provider in the wire industry. As specialist in resistance welding systems for industrial mesh ... Von  Jörg Dambock

The new machine produces double thick end spokes with a diameter of only about 1.5mm in the middle. © Aachener Maschinenbau

16.11.20 – Wire processing / Rolling

Wire processing / Rolling

Rolling of variable-diameter wire rod

The booming electric bike market requires new manufacturing processes for bicycle spokes. Aachener Maschinenbau GmbH (AMBA) developed the new spoke-blank ... Von  Jörg Dambock

An integrated measurement system (IMS) ensures consistent product qualities and high-precision rolling processes. © Fuhr

28.08.20 – Wire rolling mills

Wire rolling mills

High-precision rolling processes

In China active since many years, Fuhr is participating in this year’s “wire” show in Shanghai. As a long-time partner in the German pavilion, Fuhr will ... Von  Jörg Dambock