In addition to the tension, the available processor system visualizes measuring values of further Sikora gauge heads in the drawing tower. © Sikora

18/09/2020 – Tension measurement faster than ever before

Tension measurement faster than ever before

Advanced stand-alone gauge head for quality control of optical fibers

Tension has an important impact on the optical fiber quality which influences the uncoated fiber. Sikora AG has developed a stand-alone gauge head with ... By  Jörg Dambock

Fig. 1: Large diameter wire often challenges operators when it comes to handling. © Kieselstein

16/09/2020 – Wire drawing

Wire drawing

Modular drawing lines for large diameters

The long history of the company Kieselstein involves the successful manufacturing of plants for the processing of big diameter wire. This is used for cold ... By  Jörg Dambock

Three-line machine, model MELC 2-10x3 with mechanical stop length measuring system MS. © Eurobend

14/09/2020 – Wire straightening

Wire straightening

Rethinking in wire straightening

This straightening machines concept works with multiple, simultaneously working rotors with hyperbolic rollers. Eurobend offers multi-line wire straightening ... By  Jörg Dambock

Borealis polyolefin innovations enable the transition to a lower carbon energy future: XLPE extruded technology allows a more efficient transmission of renewable energy from remote sources to the grid. © Borealis

10/09/2020 – Cable materials

Cable materials

Crucial component in the energy transition

Borealis announces an important milestone in its efforts to facilitate a more sustainable energy future. The high voltage direct current (HVDC) cable compound ... By  Jörg Dambock

Wafios “SNA 16” ring coiling machine. © Wafios

08/09/2020 – New Wafios “SNA” Series

New Wafios “SNA” Series

Production of rings and wave springs on one machine

Designed for the production of high-precision one- or multi-turn rings from profiled material, as well as right-hand coiled wave springs (option), the ... By  Jörg Dambock

“BMV 16” rotary braiding machine, details. © Niehoff

04/09/2020 – Niehoff at wire China 2020

Niehoff at wire China 2020

Uniform braid along the whole length

Maschinenfabrik Niehoff and Niehoff Machinery Changzhou Co., Ltd. (NMC), Niehoff’s Chinese subsidiary, will display at “wire China 2020” an “MMH 121 + ... By  Jörg Dambock

Wafios “ZO” extension spring machine. © Wafios

02/09/2020 – Largest in-house exhibition in company’s history

Largest in-house exhibition in company’s history

“Innovation Days” at Wafios

This year, Wafios will present their innovations in wire and tube bending machines at a unique in-house exhibition called the “Innovation Days”. This will ... By  Jörg Dambock