Illustration of a comparable fully automatic sawing and strapping line. © SMS Group

28.06.23 – Cutting / Sawing

Cutting / Sawing

Fully automatic sawing line for aluminum billets

American producer Century Aluminum has placed an order with Hertwich Engineering GmbH, Austria, a subsidiary of SMS group, for a fully automatic sawing ... Von  Jörg Dambock
20.03.23 – On our own behalf - Wire

On our own behalf - Wire

Week 11/2023 in retrospect

Here, we present you the top articles from our four categories. This week, the most read one comes from the category „Reports“. Von  Daniel Keienburg

Fig. 2: Typical semi-finished product geometries that were successfully produced using the friction-induced recycling process. © LUF

02.03.23 – Research / Wire manufacturing

Research / Wire manufacturing

Sustainable wire production through recycling

The constantly growing global challenges require the responsible and economical use of available resources. One possibility to reduce the energy demand ... by Thomas Borgert and Werner Homberg

Nexans has refined the sorting of aluminium scrap at its production sites in Europe. © Trimet

28.02.23 – Collaborative project between Nexans and Trimet

Collaborative project between Nexans and Trimet

Eco-balance of power cables

Trimet and Nexans have developed a new product able to meet the high technical requirements on the mechanical properties and conductivity of the alloy ... Von  Jörg Dambock

“I look forward to working with Lilian and wish her every success in her new role.” said Paul Gustavsson, CEO of Elcowire Group. © Elcowire

25.01.23 – Copper and aluminum wire rod

Copper and aluminum wire rod

Lilian Hegg is the new CFO of Elcowire

Lilian Hegg joined Elcowire on December 1st, 2022 and took over the CFO role, succeeding Thomas Lejdström who is stepping down from his position. Von  Jörg Dambock

Fig. 4. The participants also used the long coffee breaks between the lecture blocks for discussions. © Konrad Dengler

08.11.22 – Report on the “NE Drahtforum 2022” in September in Nuremberg

Report on the “NE Drahtforum 2022” in September in Nuremberg

Sustainability in the supply chain of the NF wire industry

Sunshine and late-summer temperatures framed the NE Drahtforum, which took place for the second time as an attendance event in September 2022. The conference ... Von  Jörg Dambock

Manfisa draws pure aluminium and aluminium alloys in a variety of diameters from 0.75mm to 13.50mm. © Manfisa

17.06.22 – Wire manufacturer

Wire manufacturer

Spanish company specialised in aluminium wire-drawing

Manfisa Wire S.L. is specialised in aluminium wire-drawing and casting since 1973, and the experience gained has enabled the company to develop a wide ... Von  Jörg Dambock