High and extra high voltage cables have important insulation thicknesses, and considerable insulation weight is supported by a small conductor. If the viscosity of the material close to the conductor decreases, as is the case when the temperature increases rapidly, significant drooping occurs and the insulation will be off-centered. In addition to eliminating the drooping effect, our patented method increases heating and cross-linking capacity, and thus line speeds, in catenary continuous vulcanizing lines for medium, high and extra high voltage cable production.
25% faster line speeds with postheating in neutral zone. Also, the reduced heating length enables lower extruder platform heights and lower manufacturing costs.
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
Bring your child to work day at Maillefer was greeted with great enthusiasm, sincere interest in high technology and a lot of giggling and laughing. Read more
Sustainable solutions are not an option anymore, but rather a must. As climate reports repeatedly sound the warning bell, the priority to develop and apply sustainable technology solutions becomes more central in all business models. Today, technology plays a big role in sustainable development in all regards, whether they be social, environmental, or economical. Technologies enable several key aspects, including resource conservation, reuse and recycling, energy efficiency, minimal environmental impact and pollution reduction. Read more
Maillefer has a complete program of extrusion heads which fulfils the needs for pipe & tube manufacturing. Typically proposed in our line offerings, as well as for performance upgrades and component replacements. The TL and ELH longitudinal heads, and the VLCH and ECH crossheads form the four families that cover pipe & tube applications. They respond to a variety of design requirements like single layer or multi-layer, stripe or skin options, co-extrusion or tandem processes, countless adhesives, polymers and elastomers, and special connections and tooling configurations. Read more
The 100th multi-layer PAL line is going to Chinaust and in particular to their facilities in Changchun in northeast China. Factory Acceptance Tests took place during the last days of June 2019 in the presence of a four person delegation led by Li Hongjie, General Manager of Changchun Chinaust. Not only was it the occasion to mark a successful acceptance by the customer, but also to highlight the delivery of the 100th multi-layer automotive tube extrusion line. Indeed, representatives from both companies began plans for celebrating Chinese style once the line ready for production. Read more
Maillefer really enjoyed hosting the stand at K 2019 together with team members from Davis-Standard. The visitors and exchanges were just fantastic! Read more
Maillefer has a complete program of crossheads which fulfils the variety of needs in wire & cable manufacturing. Often included in our line configurations, they are also in demand for performance upgrades and component replacements. The THX and ECH models form the two large families of extrusion heads that respond to a variety of applications. Read more