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
Our crossheads have compact design and are very easy to handle and quick to assemble.
Our patented Single Valve X-flow System 4/6 is an instant color change system which allows very fast skin or striping color changes.
Substantial raw material cost saving can be achieved with this system through color change scrap reduction. The possible production flexibility and no color change downtime assure high productivity with an X-flow system.
An extrusion group with a single X-flow valve is composed of one main and two auxiliary extruders, an X-flow valve and a triple layer crosshead. The X-flow valve is one of the key components of this color change system. It is located between the auxiliary extruders and the crosshead. The main extruder is used for the uncolored middle layer of the insulation of products without striping. The material flow from this extruder goes directly to the crosshead through a passage in the valve. One of the auxiliary extruders makes a colored outer skin while the other auxiliary extruder supplies its material to the inner layer. Raw material containing the next skin color is fed to the inner layer extruder a certain time before the next color change. This colored inner layer will be not visible since the main insulation and the outer skin hides it.
The function of the X-flow valve is to cross the flow between the two auxiliary extruders. The X-flow valve is activated when the production length of the current color is reached and the inner layer extruder with the next color becomes outer layer extruder. The extruder used previously for the outer layer will now make the hidden inner layer. The skin insulation will start changing color almost instantly and will have the full new color after 5 to 30 seconds depending on the used colors and insulation thickness. Coloring of the inner layer is only needed just before a color change.
The two auxiliary extruders are independent, which means that the thickness of inner and outer layer can be adjusted separately.
|Cable diameter, max.||6 mm|
|Entry diameter, max.||4 mm|
Exact values depend on the assembly.
Maillefer is launching the latest Process Supervision Unit, PSU6.1 (64bit), allowing better process control and data evaluation tools for your production and maintenance needs. Read more
Maillefer will be presenting latest innovations and know-how in wire and cable production technology at Wire Russia in Moscow on June 18-20. Come and see us at FO/B41 Read more
Maillefer will be presenting latest innovations and know-how in wire and cable production technology at Wire Russia in Moscow on June 18-20. Come and see us at FO/B41. Read more
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The House of Experts showcases the latest innovations and know-how in wire and cable production technology, piloting and optimization in one booth. The unique virtual reality application connects the digital and physical production worlds and invites you to join! Read more
Consultation products for Pipe & Tube have been added to the Maillefer portfolio and more are expected in the coming months. These products are part of our know-how offering. Our aim is to support you in your business by bringing the added value needed so that you can be successful. Read more