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At last, ‘wire’ is back again

Four long years without "wire" are over. From June 20 to 24, the trade fair was again held together with ‘Tube’ this year supplemented by ‘Metav’. Our complete coverage with all relevant trade show news of the industries can be found here bundled on this "wire 2022" page.

Photo: Messe Düsseldorf

Current reports

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The system allows customers to quickly change the cutting method according to the characteristics of the spring to be produced: linear, rotary, fly and torsion. © OMD

 
14/09/2022 – Spring manufacturing

Spring manufacturing

New spring coiling machine type “C9.1”

At the recent edition of the exhibition “wire 2022" in Düsseldorf OMD Officina Meccanica Domaso presented a preview of the new spring coiling machine type ... By  Jörg Dambock
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“wire” 2022 presented 1,057 exhibitors from 51 countries on some 53,000 square metres of net exhibition space. © Messe Düsseldorf

 
27/06/2022 – “wire” and “Tube” 2022

“wire” and “Tube” 2022

Sustainability a much-debated topic in the exhibition halls

Economically challenging times and geopolitical crises on the one hand, and the longing for personal encounters and expert conversations, on the other ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The program display automatically the trend curve in the same manner as in “KSM LDB”. © ACM

 
20/06/2022 – Quality management

Quality management

Program to find the biggest over dimensional cost in cables: material

KSM will be at “wire” together with Clinton. How can accurate off-line measuring data from a KSM help the extruder line operator to save material? By  Jörg Dambock
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9-in-1 single flame propagation test systems according to IEC, UL and ISO standards. © SIF

 
19/06/2022 – Quality management

Quality management

9-in-1 single flame propagation test system

33 years in development and innovation of Test Systems, tailored on customer needs. Everything began with a spark…tester! But the journey has continued ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Cimteq’s “Cable Builder Enterprise” and Aesa Cortaillod’s quality management software, “CIQ”, present a unified cable testing solution from product design direct to cable testing equipment. © Cimteq

 
19/06/2022 – Cimteq and Aesa Cortaillod officially launch partnership at “wire”

Cimteq and Aesa Cortaillod officially launch partnership at “wire”

From product design direct to cable testing equipment

Day four (Thursday 23rd June) of Wire Dusseldorf will see the official launch of a strategic partnership that will bring two powerhouses of the wire and ... By  Jörg Dambock
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At “wire” Teknor Apex Company will feature a full range of “Flexalloy” compounds. © Teknor Apex

 
18/06/2022 – Insulation and jackets in emerging wire and cable applications

Insulation and jackets in emerging wire and cable applications

“Flexalloy” elastomers meet complex compound requirements

“Flexalloy” PVC elastomers from Teknor Apex are abrasion-, chemical- and oil resistance thermoplastic compounds with excellent low temperature flexibility ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Siegfried Eder started with the production of tungsten carbide drawing die tools, © Eder

 
17/06/2022 – Eder Engineering-Austria celebrate their 75th anniversary

Eder Engineering-Austria celebrate their 75th anniversary

Initial goal has remained unchanged

Eder Engineering-Austria, founded in 1947, are proud to celebrate their 75th anniversary in 2022 and since have been pioneers and technology leaders in ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Manfisa draws pure aluminium and aluminium alloys in a variety of diameters from 0.75mm to 13.50mm. © Manfisa

 
17/06/2022 – 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 ... By  Jörg Dambock
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In 2021, Cersa MCI released its solution for wire and cable surface defect detection: the SQM. © Cersa MCI

 
16/06/2022 – Quality management

Quality management

Solution for wire and cable surface defect detection

In 2021, Cersa MCI released its solution for wire and cable surface defect detection: the SQM. An equipment capable of detecting defects that may appear ... By  Jörg Dambock
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CuCrZr and CuCrAgSi alloys can be drawn to extreme fine wires, of up to 0.025mm, that remain strong and very flexible. © Lamifil

 
15/06/2022 – Wire manufacturing

Wire manufacturing

High-performance copper alloy wires

Global manufacturer Lamifil is a leading player in the development of new copper alloys, including its CuCrZr “PowerFil” alloy, with applications in demanding ... By  Jörg Dambock
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With a reverse osmosis concentration unit, it is in fact today possible to concentrate back the dragged solution producing demineralized water. © Condoroil

 
15/06/2022 – Surface treatment

Surface treatment

Pickling in a sustainable way

Agenda 2030 lists 17 interconnected goals for the sustainable development to protect the planet, end poverty and improve the lives of everyone, everywhere. ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Drawing line: view of drawing machine “cabestano”diam 1,200mm – 150kN. © Ori Martin

 
14/06/2022 – New drawing and quenching+tempering line in Ori Martin

New drawing and quenching+tempering line in Ori Martin

Spring steels for cold forming

In 2020 Ori Martin installed a new Drawing and Quenching and Tempering line (IT Wire) to produce spring steels for cold forming, in particular 54SiCr6 ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Wardwell invites customers to see the latest version of this popular unit: the “Speedmaster 2M”. © Wardwell

 
14/06/2022 – Cable manufacture

Cable manufacture

Braiding machine typ “Speedmaster 100”

The “Speedmaster 100” is an easily recognizable machine with a proven track record around the world. Customers have been using the original high-speed, ... By  Jörg Dambock
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High-speed vertical braiding machines (16 and 24 bobbins). © Gurfil

 
13/06/2022 – From Turkey

From Turkey

Braiding and taping machines and cable raw materials

Operating on the cable market since 1981, Gurfil (Istanbul Turkey) has established itself as a reliable supplier of Braiding and Taping machines, as well ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Herolam will be present at “wire” thread rolling tools for the production of fasteners. © Heroslam

 
13/06/2022 – Fasteners

Fasteners

80 years in threading solutions

Heroslam will be present at “wire” to celebrate 80 years at the forefront in the design and manufacturing of thread rolling tools for the production of ... By  Jörg Dambock
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“Nevinox” brand MIG (GMAW) and TIG (GTAW) stainless steel filler welding wire. © Nevatia

 
12/06/2022 – Wire manufacturer

Wire manufacturer

“Nevinox” brand stainless steel filler welding wire

Nevatia Steel wires are manufactured in compliance with International standards of quality and are in accordance with customer’s stringent specifications. By  Jörg Dambock
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“Multidraw CU MF T” in use by the customer wire drawing machine. © Zeller+Gmelin

 
11/06/2022 – Lubricant specialist shows its expertise around wire drawing

Lubricant specialist shows its expertise around wire drawing

Always right up to date

At the trade fair “wire” trade visitors can convince themselves of the broad cooling lubricant portfolio for the wire drawing industry. Zeller+Gmelin will ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The Kurre braid winder perfectly winds ultra-fine wires from 0.05mm and prepares them for the braiding process. © Kurre

 
10/06/2022 – Automated winding system for ultra-fine wires

Automated winding system for ultra-fine wires

Perfectly wound ultra-fine wires

Kurre Systems has launched a new automated winding system for ultra-fine wires from diameter 0.05mm onwards. The machine consists of a pay-off unit and ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Stationary capstan take-up frame for galvanized wire coiling. © M+E

 
10/06/2022 – Auxiliaries

Auxiliaries

Pay-offs and take-ups for steel and stainless steel wires

M+E Macchine+Engineering S.r.l. specialize in the design and manufacturing of pay-offs and take-ups for steel and stainless steel wires in coils or on ... By  Jörg Dambock
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“Sheath Ex” production line. © BWE

 
09/06/2022 – BWE specialising in continuous extrusion machines and cold pressure welders

BWE specialising in continuous extrusion machines and cold pressure welders

Seamless aluminium sheathing of high voltage cables

BWE’s “Sheath Ex” technology is a solution for seamless aluminium sheathing of high voltage cables. Corrugated (helical or annular) or Smooth options are ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Wire straightening and cutting machine: “MDC30” © Ravni

 
09/06/2022 – Wire processing

Wire processing

New wire straightening and cutting machines

Ravni Technologies has launched a new range of fully servo controlled wire straightening and cutting machines. Brushless servomotors are used on all movements: ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Ultra Low Tension High Speed Crossbinder “ULTS-HS”. © KHU

 
09/06/2022 – Cable production

Cable production

Equipment for the manufacture of optical fibre and power cables

KHU Sondermaschinen have entered into a co-operation with leading optical fibre specialists Medek+Schoerner. This co-operation resulted in the development ... By  Jörg Dambock
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© Alloy Wire International

 
09/06/2022 – Alloy Wire International (AWI) with largest ever stand at “wire”

Alloy Wire International (AWI) with largest ever stand at “wire”

AWI introduce “Inconel: 617”

Alloy Wire International (AWI) will use the industry’s largest show “wire” to introduce “Inconel: 617”, a nickel-chromium-cobalt-molybdenum-aluminium alloy. By  Jörg Dambock
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The pull-in gripper moving by a ball screw is pulling in the wire, which is then taken over by the chaintrack drawing system. © EJP Maschinen

 
08/06/2022 – Wire drawing

Wire drawing

More efficient production of bars and tubes

At “wire”, EJP will introduce three new developments that make the production of bars and tubes easier and more efficient. The new 12.5t chaintrack drawing ... By  Jörg Dambock
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New Castor Automated Test Equipment to test Single Pair Internet Cables. © Aesa Cortaillod

 
08/06/2022 – Quality management

Quality management

Numerous innovations in metrology

Aesa Cortaillod, a Swiss company in wire and cable metrology, offers innovative solutions that allow reducing cost prohibitive risks by mastering raw material ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The SMS booth at the Tube and wire trade fair, hall 7, booth B 04, covers an area of 400m2. © SMS Group

 
08/06/2022 – SMS invites customers to its workshop

SMS invites customers to its workshop

SMS to showcase new plant concepts and digital innovations

From June 20 to 24, 2022, SMS group will be showcasing its products and services at wire/Tube in Düsseldorf, hall 7, booth B04. With an exhibition area ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Visitors to “wire” are already securing meetings with Cimteq to view demonstrations of all products. © Cimteq

 
08/06/2022 – Software solutions for wire and cable manufacturers

Software solutions for wire and cable manufacturers

Cimteq all set for “wire” Dusseldorf

Cimteq looks forward to welcoming manufacturers from across the industry on their stand at the forthcoming “wire” Dusseldorf event between 20 – 24 June ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The conference and exhibits open at the Hyatt Regency Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA, June 7-8, 2022. © WAI

 
07/06/2022 – On our own behalf - Wire

On our own behalf - Wire

Week 22/2022 in retrospect

Here, we present you the top articles from our four categories. This week, the most read one comes from the category „Business“. By  Diana Weber
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Straightening machine “RA 7-15 H PO” with revolutionary technical solutions for quick opening/closing, individual and defined roller adjustment plus the toolless quick roller change. © Witels-Albert

 
07/06/2022 – Wire straightening

Wire straightening

Pure power density

Regardless of whether the focus is on the processing of rolled wire, reinforced steel wire, cold heading wire or spring steel wire, if the geometric and ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Smart control of the processes on the shop floor. © IT Engineering Manufacturing

 
07/06/2022 – C-technologies / MES

C-technologies / MES

Smart manufacturing – intelligent analyzing

Everyone knows, digital transformation won’t work without MES and Co. At the “wire” IT Engineering Manufacturing Solutions GmbH shows how manufacturing ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Foerster has developed the optical documentation system “Defectoview HS” to supplement the eddy current testing. . © Institut Dr. Foerster

 
06/06/2022 – High-speed photography

High-speed photography

Documentation of quality in wire rolling mills

Electromagnetic testing methods have long been established as a method for quality monitoring in the wire industry. Quick, non-destructive, and reliable, ... By  Jörg Dambock
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No twist coiler “NTC 1200”. © Lämnea Bruk

 
05/06/2022 – Auxiliaries

Auxiliaries

Pay-off and take-up for drawing machine

At “wire” Lämneå Bruk’s will showcase and run one of their newest innovations: The “No Twist Coiler 1200”. This machine acts as pay-off and take-up for ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The “JET Rapid Wire PI” in use at cable manufacturer Huber+Suhner from Pfäffikon in Switzerland. © Leibinger

 
04/06/2022 – Speed record

Speed record

Printing on cables at over 60 km/h

Leibinger presents its innovative coding and marking systems at “wire”. Among the products being showcased will be the JET Rapid Wire – a high-speed printer ... By  Jörg Dambock
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2M-Tech supplies crossheads and complete extrusion coating lines for special applications. © 2M-Tech

 
04/06/2022 – Cable manufacturing

Cable manufacturing

Equipment for the manufacture of optical fibre and power cables

2M-Tech supplies crossheads and complete extrusion coating lines for special applications, as well as a wide range of products and components for the manufacture ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Double twist bunching machine type “D 632”. © Niehoff

 
03/06/2022 – Drawing, braiding, bunching

Drawing, braiding, bunching

Sustainability and energy savings

Maschinenfabrik Niehoff will show at “wire” a multiwire drawing line type “MMH 112 + RM 202 + S 632”, a “BMV 16” type rotary braiding machine with integrated ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Intermittent ribbon bonding line. © Medek+Schörner

 
03/06/2022 – Cable production

Cable production

Cable marking machines and optical fiber solutions

At “wire” Medek+ Schörner can offer its customers a major benefit: Due to the very close cooperation with the Austrian company KHU, a joint trade show ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The “wire” trails guide participants to Netzwerkdraht, Rosendahl-Nextrom, Swiss Steel Holding GmbH, Aurubis and Arcelor Mittal. © Messe Düsseldorf

 
03/06/2022 – How sustainable are “wire” and “Tube” 2022

How sustainable are “wire” and “Tube” 2022

Premiere of the “ecoMetals Trails”

For the first time, on four out of five trade fair days there will be guided tours offered to visit exhibitors whose factory halls take sustainability ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The new grinding descaler achieves the same grinding performance as previous double-head machines, however with a much simpler design. © EJP Wire Technology

 
03/06/2022 – Surface treatment

Surface treatment

Advanced wire grinding descalers

EJP Wire Technology GmbH, EJP Italmec Sp. z o.o. and WWM Technology srl have recently joined their forces under the umbrella of EJP Industries. The three ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Differential coil with protection nozzles, viewing of the eddy current signal. © Rohmann

 
02/06/2022 – Testing solutions from Rohmann

Testing solutions from Rohmann

Modular concept for non-destructive testing of rods and wires

Rohmann GmbH is a company situated in Frankenthal in the Palatinate in southwestern Germany and has been developing and marketing eddy current testing ... By  Jörg Dambock
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New “Accu Scan Pro” single-axis gauge with multi-strand wire inspection. © NDC

 
02/06/2022 – Quality management

Quality management

Intelligent, connected measurement and control

NDC Technologies, a global provider of connected, measurement and process control solutions, will be introducing several new products at “wire”. By  Jörg Dambock
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Fig. 1: Wafios “FUL 226” CNC spring coiling machines. © Wafios

 
01/06/2022 – Cold forming production with the Spring Coiling Machine “FUL 226”

Cold forming production with the Spring Coiling Machine “FUL 226”

Pushing the limits

The “FUL” series of spring coiling machines from Wafios meets the highest standards. In combination with a high degree of user-friendliness, the machines ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Just one line capable of producing foamed products, solid and sheathed cables. © Kurre

 
01/06/2022 – Foamed as well as solid and jacketing cables

Foamed as well as solid and jacketing cables

One extrusion line – all possibilities

Kurre Systems has developed a completely new combined extrusion line for a wide range of cables. Foamed as well as solid and jacketing cables can be produced ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The “E-Flex“ offers complete freedom in the coil production of objects of any type, in an extremely fast and repeatable manner. © BLM Group

 
01/06/2022 – Wire bending up to 12mm diameter

Wire bending up to 12mm diameter

Create with wire – simply

The BLM Group showcased a wide range of its technological solutions, along with its complete service portfolio at the exhibition in Düsseldorf from June ... By  Jörg Dambock
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High speed 1.250mm double twist stranding machine. © Setic

 
31/05/2022 – Setic, Pourtier, C2S and Bow Technology at “wire” 2022

Setic, Pourtier, C2S and Bow Technology at “wire” 2022

High speed 1.250mm double twist stranding machine

Setic, leader in special, data communication and LAN cables machines and a major actor in the automotive wire equipment will exhibit and welcome visitors ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Updated five servo-axis turret tool-changer machine with an ultra-fast servo cutter. © AIM

 
31/05/2022 – Wire processing

Wire processing

AIM will present the new “AFES-3DxT” line

AIM will present an updated five servo-axis turret tool-changer machine with an ultra-fast servo cutter at a very attractive price. By  Jörg Dambock
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“e phos”-Off-line device with a 4-t-spooler for the production of phosphate steel wires. © Staku-Anlagenbau

 
30/05/2022 – Modern inline procedures redundantize traditional pickling processes

Modern inline procedures redundantize traditional pickling processes

Technology for CHQ production

Since the invention of the electro phosphating process “e phos” in 1998, we have experienced significant world-wide growth for single and multiwire applications ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The team of specialists from Troster and X-Compound will be happy to discuss customers specific requirements. © Troester

 
Troester will present its state-of-the-art extrusion equipment for the production of Low, Medium, High and Extra High Voltage Cables, this comprises CCV ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The new “Fiber Tension 6003“ measures the tension of optical fibers in the drawing tower. © Sikora

 
29/05/2022 – Innovative and sustainable measuring and control technologies

Innovative and sustainable measuring and control technologies

Online quality control of cables

At “wire” Sikora presents a broad portfolio of future-oriented measuring and control systems for an efficient and sustainable quality control for the wire ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Specialized in tension-sensitive winding materials – the new taping machine from Kurre Systems. © Kurre

 
29/05/2022 – Cable production

Cable production

Fastest banding with lowest tension forces

Kurre Systems will present a new generation of high-speed taping machines at “wire” in Düsseldorf. The newly developed machine can tape reliably and evenly ... By  Jörg Dambock
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20 specialist companies are available to provide ideal technical solutions for the wire and cable production worldwide. © AWCMA

 
29/05/2022 – Associations

Associations

Participation of AWCMA at “wire”

Achieving greater awareness of its market, leading high-tech products and Austrian engineering in the international wire and cable industry are central ... By  Jörg Dambock
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A large volume of test cables was produced using Rosendahl’s RM-A line under real manufacturing conditions. ©

 
28/05/2022 – Cable production

Cable production

Setup to save energy

Are you looking into ways to make your power cable production more energy efficient? Take a closer look at polypropylene. The thermoplastic material combines ... By  Jörg Dambock
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“ETC-1 HF”: for working of round tungsten carbide dies. © Eder

 
27/05/2022 – Die-tool processing equipment

Die-tool processing equipment

Only good dies draw good wire

Eder Engineering-Austria for over 75 years supplies technically leading die-tool processing equipment to the international wire and cable industry, and ... By  Jörg Dambock
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“CFG-CTM30” shows a much lower corrosion depth after polarisation test in pH5. © Ceratizit

 
27/05/2022 – Carbide grades for cold and hot metal forming

Carbide grades for cold and hot metal forming

Maximising tool life

On the occasion of “wire”, hard material specialist Ceratizit is presenting its new “CFG” series of tungsten carbide grades that have been specially developed ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The “GAM 816”, mesh welding machine for the industrial sector. © Ideal-Werk

 
26/05/2022 – Mesh and butt welding machines

Mesh and butt welding machines

High precision as the main focus

At “wire”, the main focus for Ideal will be on the exhibition and presentation of the “GAM 816” mesh welding machine and the “STS 020” butt welding machine, ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Suzuki Garphyttan is now investing heavily in development and making significant investments in all production facilities in order to be able to offer high-quality products in more product areas, for example in forming and annealing. © Suzuki Garphyttan

 
25/05/2022 – The global footprint means the world to Suzuki Garphyttan

The global footprint means the world to Suzuki Garphyttan

Significant investments in all production facilities

It all started in 1906, in the small village Garphyttan in the heart of Sweden. Today, Suzuki Garphyttan is a global and well-known player with more than ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Pressure Welding Machines will exhibit its full range of high-performance cold welders, including the best-selling “EP500” rod welder. © PWM

 
25/05/2022 – High-performance cold welders

High-performance cold welders

PWM’s “EP500” rod welder on show

British company PWM (Pressure Welding Machines) Ltd will exhibit its full range of high-performance cold welders, including the best-selling “EP500” rod ... By  Jörg Dambock
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“UMW-65” model suitable for a wire range of 2.00mm – 6.50mm . © Ultimate

 
24/05/2022 – 2D wire forming and welding machines

2D wire forming and welding machines

Latest version of the “ultimat” range

Ultimation, manufacturer of wire forming and welding machines are pleased to return to “wire” once again in 2022 and will be showing some of their latest ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Condat offers borax free dry drawing lubricants, which in some cases, even demonstrate increased performance over traditional borax containing products. © Condat

 
24/05/2022 – New regulations ahead

New regulations ahead

Switch to Borax free lubricants

Already well-known for its commitment to responsible performance, the lubricant producer Condat is once again taking the lead to alert the wire drawing ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The Unit R4,2 [e] operates energy-efficiently thanks to its adjustable time-out function. © Krenn

 
Krenn, specialist for cutting steel presents the innovative electrical unit “R4,2 [e]”. It is suitable as driver for their “KX” steel cutters and straighteners. By  Jörg Dambock
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Rotary shear. © Fuhr

 
23/05/2022 – Cold rolling

Cold rolling

Doubling the capacity of strip mills

The German machine making company Fuhr is well known for its competence in the field of cold rolling machines. The portfolio covers everything from pay-offs ... By  Jörg Dambock
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With “COM CNC” line Fortuna has reached potential of delivering custom made solution for large mass production. © Fortuna Federn

 
22/05/2022 – The “WIM CNC” for cold or hot coiling

The “WIM CNC” for cold or hot coiling

Fully automatic lathe coiling machinery

Fortuna Federn will present at “wire” its latest products from all their machinery lines including latest spring coilers “COM” and “WIM CNC”, spring end ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Comparison of un-shaved and shaved surface. © Kieselstein

 
21/05/2022 – Surface treatment

Surface treatment

Wire shaving unit for non-ferrous wire processing 2.0

For several years the number of applications of wire shaving technology even in the non-ferrous range, especially for the processing of copper and copper ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The Uhing Motion Drive (UMD) in use in a rewinder. © Uhing

 
21/05/2022 – Automation: Uhing Motion Rolling Ring Drive

Automation: Uhing Motion Rolling Ring Drive

Faster processes, high precision

Uhing combines the robust and reliable rolling ring drive technology with a stepping motor connected to a Siemens “S7 PLC” controlling the pitch setting ... By  Jörg Dambock
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SAS Engineering+ Planning is specialised in the manufacturing of equipment for cold finishing. © SAS

 
20/05/2022 – Lines for ferrous and non-ferrous metals

Lines for ferrous and non-ferrous metals

Coil and bar drawing and peeling

SAS Engineering+ Planning for almost fifty years now operates in the processing sector of ferrous and non-ferrous metals supplying technological solutions ... By  Jörg Dambock
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SPC-EVO: semi-automatic SPC control and data collection optical system. © Dimac

 
20/05/2022 – Quality management / Fasteners

Quality management / Fasteners

Inspection and sorting machines for fasteners

The Italian company Dimac that recorded a great success in the 2018 „wire“ Show is pleased to announce its participation in the next edition to be held ... By  Jörg Dambock
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High-speed automatic spring coiling machine “MT15”, fitted with the latest generation multi-axis numerical control. © Simplex Rapid

 
19/05/2022 – Spring manufacturing

Spring manufacturing

Present and future of quality spring production

After an interruption of four years, Simplex Rapid – trendsetter in the wire industry for over 70 years – is coming back to “wire”. During these challenging ... By  Jörg Dambock
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AWI will introduce “Inconel: 617”, a nickel-chromium-cobalt-molybdenum-aluminium alloy. © Alloy Wire International

 
19/05/2022 – Wire manufacturer

Wire manufacturer

AWI promises ‘security of supply’

Alloy Wire International (AWI) is returning to Dusseldorf for the first time since Covid-19 and is expecting to target spring, semiconductor and fasteners ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Walzdraht mit Salzeinsatz “Condorlub 280 SAL”. © Condoroil

 
18/05/2022 – Environmental and safety regulations

Environmental and safety regulations

Borax free lubricant salt

Condoroil Chemical has developed a borax free lubricant carrier salt to facilitate the cold forming of workpieces of stainless steel. The product allows ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The new, Innovative Wafios parts output. © Wafios Umformtechnik

 
18/05/2022 – Fasteners

Fasteners

New pneumatic transport system

Wafios Forming Technology is revolutionizing the output of finished parts from the machine. The new “PTS” pneumatic transport system (Patent pending) takes ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Maillefer present an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based process assistant, “Smart Buffering”, which operates on top of the process automation layer. © Maillefer

 
17/05/2022 – Artificial Intelligence (AI) based process assistant

Artificial Intelligence (AI) based process assistant

AI based buffering process automation

High-speed optical cable manufacturing lines are traditionally controlled using process-automation systems. Maillefer present an Artificial Intelligence ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Windak offers standard and customized automatic spooling, coiling and rewinding lines. © Windak

 
17/05/2022 – Auxiliaries

Auxiliaries

Automatic spooling, coiling and rewinding lines

Windak Group will be exhibiting at “wire”. This will be a very long-awaited exhibition for the company. Windak offers standard and customized automatic ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Less chemical waste, and downtime during further processes of wire. © Witechs

 
16/05/2022 – Surface treatment

Surface treatment

Reducing lubricant residue on drawn wire

Witechs newest development the “Ecowipe” will be launched during the “wire”. It’s a dry, sustainable and a lucrative system to reduce drawing lubricant ... By  Jörg Dambock
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System overview with all 3 modules and included components. © FMS

 
15/05/2022 – Advertorial

Advertorial

When tension really matters

Whether you’re making power lines, fibre-optic cable, steel rope or any other high-value cable or wire, constant monitoring and control of strand tension ... By  Editorial staff
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The industrial application of “Condorlube DF 18” at their customer. © Condoroil

 
15/05/2022 – “Condorlube DF 18”

“Condorlube DF 18”

Evolution in cold forming

In the metalworking sector, cold formed screws and bolts are used in a wide range of applications. As example in the automotive sector, cold formed screws ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Welding system of the “PLT B K3K6” machine. © Eurobend

 
14/05/2022 – “PLT B K3K6” spacer welding machine

“PLT B K3K6” spacer welding machine

Six simultaneous cross wire feeds

Eurobend GmbH will be presenting this year at “wire” in Dusseldorf the unique “PLT B K3K6” spacer welding machine for A- shaped spacers and bar supports. ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The entire Düsseldorf Fairgrounds and Congress Centre will have been fitted with 3,000 HEPA filters by the time wire and Tube, are held from 20 – 24 June. © Messe Düsseldorf

 
13/05/2022 – New HEPA filters for “wire” and “Tube”

New HEPA filters for “wire” and “Tube”

Messe Düsseldorf ensures highest air quality

The entire Düsseldorf Fairgrounds and Congress Centre will have been fitted with 3,000 HEPA filters by the time the international trade fairs for wire, ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The PTD (paper test device) is a handy tool for performing "tissue tests''. © Geo-Reinigungstechnik

 
13/05/2022 – Quality management

Quality management

Wire surface quality checks

In the publication „A holistic view of the in-line linear wire cleaning“ Geo-Reinigungstechnik presented and compared the cleaning potential of various ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The “Fiber Tension 6003” measures the tension of optical fibers in the drawing tower. © Sikora

 
13/05/2022 – Quality management

Quality management

Remarkable measuring rate of 10kHz

The fast, lossless transmission of data over long distances using optical fiber cables is essential for our increasingly digital and networked societies. ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Pilot scale Continuous Kneader “CK 100”. © X-Compound

 
12/05/2022 – Continuous kneaders

Continuous kneaders

X-Compound upgraded its Customer and Application Centre

X-Compound, one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of Continuous Kneaders, upgraded its Customer and Application Centre in Kaisten, Switzerland. By  Jörg Dambock
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Pan Chemicals producing drawing lubricants, coatings and chemicals for the wire Industry. © Pan Chemicals

 
Pan Chemicals is an Italian Company producing high tech drawing lubricants, coatings and chemicals for the Wire Industry. It is present worldwide selling ... By  Jörg Dambock
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At this stage 1,000 companies from 47 countries have already registered for wire 2022. They occupy 53,210 square metres of net exhibition space. © Messe Düsseldorf

 
09/05/2022 – On our own behalf - Wire

On our own behalf - Wire

Week 18/2022 in retrospect

Here, we present you the top articles from our four categories. This week, the most read one comes from the category „Business“. By  Daniel Keienburg
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At this stage 1,000 companies from 47 countries have already registered for wire 2022. They occupy 53,210 square metres of net exhibition space. © Messe Düsseldorf

 
28/04/2022 – Leading global trade fairs wire/Tube 2022

Leading global trade fairs wire/Tube 2022

Anticipating the industry highlights in June

After a 4-year Covid-induced break the world’s No.1 trade fairs “wire”, International Trade Fair Wire and Cable, and “Tube”, International Tube and Pipe ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The “GAM_816” industrial grid machine, the classic machine for the industrial sector. © Ideal-Werk

 
14/04/2022 – More quantity and more quality

More quantity and more quality

High strokes and sustainability

 "What's new?" – This will probably be the most frequently asked question Ideal-Werk will receive from its booth visitors at "wire 2022". As in every year ... By  Jörg Dambock
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AEI rigid strander for HV cable screening. © AEI

 
13/04/2022 – 50 years’ experience in making of rigid stranding machines

50 years’ experience in making of rigid stranding machines

AEI Machines is celebrating half a century

At “wire” AEI Machines team shall be looking forward to welcoming visitors from all over the world and showcase new developments on AEI Stranders for high ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Whether thin signal cables, standard data cables or thicker battery cables, – the “Centerview 8000” is a true all-rounder. © Sikora

 
12/04/2022 – “Centerview 8000” ensures cable quality in automotive extrusion lines

“Centerview 8000” ensures cable quality in automotive extrusion lines

Online measurement of diameter, eccentricity and ovality

For more than four decades, manufacturers in automotive cable lines worldwide have relied on Sikora's measuring devices to ensure the quality and dimensional ... By  Jörg Dambock
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AIM’s most robust and proven model for more than 22 years. © AIM

 
11/04/2022 – Servo-cut assures fast and quiet production

Servo-cut assures fast and quiet production

AIM will present the new “AFES-3DxT” line

At “wire” AIM will present an updated five servo-axis turret tool-changer machine with an ultra-fast servo cutter. By  Jörg Dambock
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Ingramatic introduces the combined thread and profile rolling machine model “RP620-RR12”. © Sacma

 
08/04/2022 – Ingramatic introducing a combined threader concept

Ingramatic introducing a combined threader concept

“RP620-RR12” combining flat dies and rotary stations

Ingramatic introduces the combined threading and profile rolling machine model “RP620-RR12”in size “W40/TR6” inspired by the “I-Thread”-concept, with a ... By  Jörg Dambock
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“MCV4”: The most efficient machine for 360° dimensional inspection combined with crack detection and heat treatment control. © Dimac

 
07/04/2022 – Dimac at the next “wire 2022”

Dimac at the next “wire 2022”

Prove the quality of automotive fasteners

Dimac will exhibit at the next “wire 2022” show, proposing the newest models “MCV6” and “SPC-EVO” with innovative solutions for the inspection of fasteners. By  Jörg Dambock
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The extrusion is the heart of the insulation line. © Rosendahl Nextrom

 
06/04/2022 – High-speed insulation and sheath line

High-speed insulation and sheath line

High performance for ZFNM

Last year Rosendahl Nextrom equipped the Ukrainian company Zaporozhye Factory of Non-Ferrous Metals (ZFNM) with a high-speed insulation line and a sheath ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Flymca designs and manufactures the machinery in Spain. © Flymca

 
Flymca is a world renowned engineering and manufacturing company of rotating equipment for the cable industry. Through the past and present year, it continues ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Three-line machine, model “MELC 2-10x3 NC” with electronic measuring system. © Eurobend

 
04/04/2022 – Re-thinking in wire straightening

Re-thinking in wire straightening

Rotors with hyperbolic rollers

Eurobend, manufacturer of wire straightening technology, is the only machine manufacturer worldwide to offer multi-line wire straightening machines with ... By  Jörg Dambock
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“Laser Speed Pro M” Series gauge accurately and reliably measures the length and speed. © NDC

 
01/04/2022 – NDC Technologies introduces new products

NDC Technologies introduces new products

Value of intelligent, connected measurement and control

NDC Technologies, global provider of connected, measurement and process control solutions, will be introducing several new products at “wire”. By  Jörg Dambock
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Resibed unit for continuous regeneration of 1,000l/h of sulphuric-hydrofluoric solution. © Condoroil

 
31/03/2022 – Recovery and waste minimization technologies

Recovery and waste minimization technologies

Pickling acid regeneration

Condoroil Stainless, a Green Engineering company specialized in recovery and waste minimization technologies in the chemical treatment of metal surfaces, ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Battery and portable shears, provided with a 360° rotating head, engineered for both wire and cable. © Tramev

 
29/03/2022 – For metal wires, wire ropes and wire derivatives manufacturers

For metal wires, wire ropes and wire derivatives manufacturers

Shears, welding machines, coil lifting systems and more

The shears line offers a full range of portable tools for cutting, straightening or bending of metal wire, allowing a fast and effective solution to the ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The new all-in-one machine developed by Amba is the first in the world to produce up to 420-mm-long full-thread screws in one continuous process directly from the wire coil. © Aachener Maschinenbau

 
28/03/2022 – From the wire coil straight to 420-mm-long full-thread screws

From the wire coil straight to 420-mm-long full-thread screws

All-in-one screw making machine caters to trend

At “wire 2022”, Amba is going to introduce its new all-in-one machine for the production of 10-mm-diameter full-thread screws in lengths of up to 420mm. By  Jörg Dambock
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The product range of Novobend includes 2D and 3D bent parts. © Novobend

 
25/03/2022 – Bent parts in diameter range from 1mm to 10mm

Bent parts in diameter range from 1mm to 10mm

Wire bending at Novobend

Novobend, based in Engelskirchen in Western Germany, specialises in the production of wire bending parts made of stainless steel wire and carbon steel ... By  Jörg Dambock
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© Weiler

 
23/03/2022 – Weiler Abrasives experts improved the formula for Spring grinding wheels

Weiler Abrasives experts improved the formula for Spring grinding wheels

High quality grinding wheels for improved dressing adjustment

Weiler introduces more productive, consistant, and guaranteed high quality grinding wheels. Their new “Zone wheel” features the most selected corundums ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Wafios “FUL 226”. © Wafios

 
22/03/2022 – Wafios theme for “wire” and “Tube” 2022

Wafios theme for “wire” and “Tube” 2022

“Future Forming Technology”

Finally: After several years, the “wire” and “Tube” show will once again take place live on site in Düsseldorf, Germany. “Future Forming Technology“ – ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Tree structure pointing to a technical document. © Maillefer

 
18/03/2022 – Latest version of the Maillefer documentation software

Latest version of the Maillefer documentation software

Find it in “MED 3.0”

The latest version of the Maillefer documentation software is being launched, “MED 3.0”. The web-enabled documentation utility makes finding assemblies ... By  Jörg Dambock
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“SQM” is an equipment capable of detecting defects that may appear on the surface during the drawing or extrusion process. © Cersa MCI

 
17/03/2022 – Measurement and control instruments: the “SQM”

Measurement and control instruments: the “SQM”

Solution for wire and cable surface defect detection

In 2021, Cersa released its breakthrough solution for wire and cable surface defect detection: the SQM. By  Jörg Dambock