Reports

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A typical conductor preheater in a production line, placed directly in front of the extrusion head. © GH Induction

 
31/05/2021 – Cable production

Cable production

Inductive conductor preheater with automatic inductor change

GH Induction has developed a fully automated cable/conductor preheating system that avoids the risk of production losses due to human errors and greatly ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Andrew Du Plessis – digital micrometer size check. © Alloy Wire

 
04/05/2021 – Wire materials

Wire materials

Testing times

The performance of a product in its final application is absolutely critical and it all starts with the selection of the material. Andrew Du Plessis, ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Saizar Strapping Machines present one of the latest manufactured “Automatic Complete Packaging Lines” for wire coils. © Saizar

 
03/05/2021 – “Packaging Lines” for wire coils

“Packaging Lines” for wire coils

Start-up of a new wire coil strapping line

Saizar Strapping Machines present one of the latest manufactured “Automatic Complete Packaging Lines” for wire coils for one of its clients to learn the ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Magnetic Analysis Corp.’s electromagnetic test equipment detecting cracks in cold drawn steel rod in 1934 at Union Drawn Steel. © Magnetic Analysis

 
30/04/2021 – Nondestructive test systems

Nondestructive test systems

Testing wire and rod over the years

Magnetic Analysis Corp., (MAC) joins in congratulating WIRE on its 70 years covering the growth of the wire industry. A designer and manufacturer of nondestructive ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Who would have thought that Karl Fuhr had a patent for a „keyless lock with variable opening code”? © Fuhr

 
29/04/2021 – Fuhr is celebrating 75th anniversary

Fuhr is celebrating 75th anniversary

Flat and profile cold rolling mills

This year, Fuhr is celebrating their 75th anniversary. It was not easy to research the exact date, because in 1946, the year the company was founded, the ... By  Jörg Dambock
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Schnellflechter`s roots go back to Guido Horn (founded in 1908). © Spirka Schnellflechter

 
28/04/2021 – Braiding

Braiding

Tradition in braiding machine construction

Spirka Schnellflechter (SSB) embodies a more than 100-year old tradition in braiding machine construction and has its origins in Schnellflechter Berlin ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The reduced size of Delta Tecnic masterbatches ensures rapid incorporation and optimal dilution into the base compound, improving productivity. © Delta Tecnic

 
27/04/2021 – Cable / Materials

Cable / Materials

Micromasterbatches to improve dilution process

Delta Tecnic, a Barcelona-based company specialized in the production and distribution of color concentrates and raw materials for plastics and cables, ... By  Jörg Dambock