Wire processing


For Wolfgang Becker, Head of Production at Kostal Kontakt Systeme, the “BZ2-S8” forms the basis for the high-quality production of contact parts. © Otto Bihler

30.03.21 – Wire processing / bending

Wire processing / bending

Bihler: Mechanical engineering at its best

Kostal Kontakt Systeme GmbH is the very first company to use the new processing center “BZ2-S8” from Bihler. Von  Jörg Dambock

Roller box “RC 10”. © Witels-Albert

24.03.21 – Wire processing / straightening

Wire processing / straightening

Expert knowledge and reliable products

For decades, the Berlin-based Witels-Albert GmbH has focused on the development, manufacture and supply of innovative products and services for wire processing. Von  Jörg Dambock

Beginning with the automated wire loading for longitudinal and cross wires, the wire distances in the feed area are adjusted 100% automatically with servo technology. © Ideal-Werk

18.03.21 – Wire processing / joining / welding

Wire processing / joining / welding

New generation of machines for mesh cable trays

Two months after commissioning, the new production line “Ideal FSD 092” wire has surpassed the expectations of customers and developers. With this innovation ... Von  Jörg Dambock

Wire weaving machine type “BD600” for medium heavy fabrics. © Schlatter

12.03.21 – Wire processing / weaving

Wire processing / weaving

Weaving machines for high-quality mesh and fabrics

The “Jäger” metal wire weaving machines of Schlatter are designed for highly efficient production of the highest-quality fabrics. The machines are characterised ... Von  Jörg Dambock

The X2000NC with finger bending stations and linear transfer. © Schmale Maschinenbau

04.03.21 – Combination of finger benders, rotary positioning grippers and a servo transfer

Combination of finger benders, rotary positioning grippers and a servo transfer

Faster wire processing

Schmale Maschinenbau GmbH presented its first, purely servo-electric wire bending machine of the type “X2000NC” back in 2012. The current generation of ... Von  Jörg Dambock

Thanks to the new quick-change system, the roller units can be easily removed and adjusted by the customer. © Bandmotion

09.02.21 – Electronic roller and gripper feeding systems

Electronic roller and gripper feeding systems

Newly developed wire feeder

Bandmotion, a Swiss company, develops highly dynamic electronic roller and gripper feeding systems and markets them worldwide. A highlights of their product ... 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