Nearest Maillefer contacts for USA
KN Manufacturing Solutions LLC
5464 Woodrun Ct
GA 30517 Braselton
Tel: +1 678 828 9868
Cell: +1 404 202 9655com;ol.;nms;n/k;ine;iem;i.n;kar
Maillefer North America
Pipe & Tube
Phipps Bend Industrial Park<br />
402 Phipps Bend Road
TN 37873 Surgoinsville
Tel: +1 423 817 2440
Fax: +1 423 212 0131om;a.c;rus;efe;ill;/ma;jon
Maillefer North America
Wire & Cable
#1 Extrusion Drive
CT 06379 Pawcatuck,
Tel: +1 920-215-6628om;d.c;dar;tan;s-s;avi;w/d;cho;jza
The pipe is used in private homes or public buildings for the transportation of hot and cold potable water as well as for radiant or floor heating.
The main materials used are polyetylene (PE), crosslinked (PEX) or non-crosslinked (PERT), which provide long term heat & pressure resistance. Maillefer offers several technologies covering the main market needs and pipe standards (ASTM, NSF CSA & EN ISO).
PEX-B is made using a "Silane" or "Moisture Cure" method of cross-linking. This type of PEX is the most common and is manufactured by a large number of companies. The advantage of this technology is a ready to extrude co-polymer that has already all it's stabilisation and crosslinking properties as given by the material supplier.
PEX-C is manufactured using “Electronic Irradiation” method of crosslinking, also known as ""Cold"" crosslinking. Here, crosslinking is a separate process done downstream from extrusion by exposing the pipe within electron radiation beam chamber. The radiation emitted initiates the crosslinking process. PEX-c is a clean and chemical-free method for producing PEX.
The PERT material is a PE with Raised Temperature resistance. The PE resin provides excellent stress crack resistance and long term hydrostatic strength. The excellent weldability of this material offers the possibility to use fusion fittings. The pipe is very flexible, which facilitates installation particularily in cold weather conditions. Due to the absence of any chemical crosslinking agent, PERT has also good organoleptic properties for potable water.
PEX-AL-PEX, or AluPEX, or PEX/Aluminum/PEX pipes are made of aluminum strip sandwiched between two layers of PEX. The welded metal serves as an oxygen barrier to avoid corrosion of metallic parts found in the surrounding heating system. The thin aluminium layer provides some rigidity to the tube, which allows it to be shaped. The aluminium layer also provides structural resistance in order to safely withstand higher operating temperatures and pressures. The product is considered as the highest quality product for it's application.
Since two decades, Maillefer has been providing production systems for manufacturing multi-layer composite pipe with diameters ranging from 14 to 32 mm and from 16 to 63 mm. Today, our two model lines, the PCL32 and PCL63 that cover the two size ranges have evolved much. We are closer to 60 m/min, which first presented serious challenges to polymer and aluminum tape suppliers. Read more
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The CSA 32 combines the cutting, measuring, conveying and collection of extruded tube in one swift process. The number and lengths of collection bins are customized according to product requirements. The holding capacity doubles by opting for bins mounted on both sides. Read more
A perfect crosshead solution for single and dual layer extrusion of LV and MV rubber cables. The conical design allows improved contact between parts with improved centering, sealing and heat transmission. Conical parts are also easier to assemble and dismantle. Read more
Maillefer has a coiler or reeler model for your specific pipe & tube application. While they compose a familiar item in our typical extrusion line portfolio, they are also quite popular as individual components for upgrades of existing lines. Every model is fully automated, dual position, stand-alone, user-friendly and built with safety in mind. Read more