With high-speed, loose tube production, controlling excess fiber length is always a challenge. Water friction and the high cooling rate of the plastic compound creates problems with waste and post shrinkage, limiting line speed and the quality of the final product. Our compression caterpillar increases your line speed and the final product quality.
By pre-shrinking the loose tube while it is hot, you enable accurate control of excess fiber length. You also minimize shrinkage at high production speeds.
A Cable Technology Package (CTP) is developed especially for High & Extra High Voltage Subsea Cable (AC) Flexible Vulcanized Joints (FVJ). The CTP was presented at the wire 2018 exhibition. Read more
Maillefer continues to take steps in the digitalization of manufacturing and introduces Smart Factory and Virtual Reality experience for realtime optimization of production. Read more
How is digitalization shaping the future of production in the wire, cable and pipe industry? Maillefer Smart Factory is opening up a great platform of opportunities for modern manufacturing. Read more
The new three layer crosshead ECH 12/20 DL + skin is designed especially for photovoltaic, train cables and building wire applications. The crosshead is designed to meet the toughest requirements in the variety of material selection in the photovoltaic applications. Read more
A measure of how successful a system operates is to consider the probability of how well each part will run. Seek out a high measure of it when making your future equipment purchases. Read more
Oriental had a demand to produce nylon reinforced tubing for vehicle air brakes. Seizing the opportunity, they acquired a dual layer tandem extrusion line. Shortly after production began, a new demand arrived that only needed some additional head tooling to satisfy. Read more
We wanted more performance from our extrusion lines for soft PVC intravenous (IV) tube and we got it. The jump is considerable, thanks to more cooling, more melt and more speed. Read more