Hairpins made from enameled copper wire are an integral part of all electric motors. © Bihler

28.03.24 – Wire processing / Measurement

Wire processing / Measurement

Intelligent removal of isolation from hairpins

Thanks to a new process, Germany-based Otto Bihler Maschinenfabrik is making the removal of isolation from hairpins even more reliable and efficient. The ... Von  Jörg Dambock

The uniform alignment of the wall thickness in the centre of the circumference of a profile is decisive for the performance of a conductor. © Zumbach

26.03.24 – Quality and process control

Quality and process control

In-line control for busbar and flat conductor

Producing insulated flat copper and aluminum wires, cables or bars is highly complex and requires a sophisticated knowledge within the extrusion business. Von  Jörg Dambock

“BMF 90” with busbar. © Wafios

16.10.23 – Reutlingen E-Mobility Days on October 17-19, 2023

Reutlingen E-Mobility Days on October 17-19, 2023

Wafios welcomes e-mobility experts

The Reutlingen E-Mobility Days (RED) take place for the fourth time on October 17-19, 2023. In only a few years, the event staged by Wafios has become ... Von  Jörg Dambock

Busbars, as illustrated here, are needed for the distribution of the electrical energy in practically all electric vehicles. © Bihler

11.09.23 – Wire processing / E-mobility

Wire processing / E-mobility

Successful entry into busbar production

Frötek-Kunststofftechnik GmbH recently started using a Bihler “Bimeric Modular” equipped with “Leantool” modules for the fully-automatic manufacture of ... Von  Jörg Dambock

Two components of the motors were considered – the rare-earth permanent magnets and cobalt-iron laminations. © Vacuumschmelze

22.12.22 – E-mobility / Materials

E-mobility / Materials

Highly efficient materials for electric drives

Since 2018, Vacuumschmelze GmbH+Co. KG (VAC) has been working with partners from industry, research institutes and universities on improving the power ... Von  Jörg Dambock

Magnets are present in various places in cars. Goudsmit not only supplies magnetic components and assemblies, but also offers a solution that accelerates time-to-market for automotive manufacturers. © Goudsmit

20.12.22 – Development and prototyping within shorter time frames

Development and prototyping within shorter time frames

Customer-specific magnets for the automotive industry

Finding the right magnet for an electric motor, actuator or sensor can be a difficult and time-consuming process for automotive suppliers. In addition ... Von  Jörg Dambock

Wafios “BMF 60”: busbar bending area. © Wafios

27.10.22 – 3rd “Reutlingen E-Mobility Days” (RED)

3rd “Reutlingen E-Mobility Days” (RED)

Flexible production technologies for electric powertrain

From October 18 to 20 the third edition of the 3rd “Reutlingen E-Mobility Days” (RED) took place at the Wafios headquarters in Reutlingen, Germany. Von  Jörg Dambock