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Rusal Commissions US$5.6 Million Faci...

by wireworld on 08/17/2017 - 06:34 am
Tag: Projects

Russian Federation's U.C. Rusal announced the beginning of a project to produce a new variant of aluminium alloy wire rods at its Kandalaksha aluminium smelter (KAZ).

Rusal began the US$5.6 million project in March 2016, which included the installation of a series of four state-of-the-art furnaces specially designed for hardening 6101-T4 aluminium alloy. The facility also includes a loading and unloading table, a transborder, and two drying chambers. The new complex has a projected capacity of 68 thousand metric tons per annum of hardened wire rod, which the company says will be sold to both domestic and overseas customers.

According to Rusal, the process is unique as it involves hardening ...

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PWM’S Cold Welders In Action At Wire ...

by wireworld on 08/16/2017 - 09:30 am
Tag: Wire Southeast Asia

PWM will present its full range of British-made manual cold welding machines at wire Southeast Asia on stand C22.

The range includes the heavy-duty M101 machine, the smaller BM30 and BM10 models and three hand-held machines, all precision engineered in PWM’s own workshops to produce strong consistent welds.

The best-selling M101 cold welder is designed for welding non-ferrous wire, strip and profile, and can also be used to weld strip for armouring lines. Robust, reliable and low maintenance, the M101 can be used on a workbench or supplied with a trolley. A versatile machine, it will weld copper wire 1mm to 3.60mm (.040” to .141”) and aluminium 1mm to 5mm (.197”).&n ...

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LS Cable & System Wins W20b Cable Sup...

by wireworld on 08/16/2017 - 09:23 am
Tag: Projects

South Korean cable manufacturer LS Cable & System has won an optical cables supply deal in Italy, the company announced.The deal signed with Italy’s telecoms network company Open Fiber is estimated to be worth 20 billion won ($17.6 million), the largest amount of optical cables to be exported by a Korean company, according to the company. LS will be providing optical cables for Open Fiber’s high speed network construction project until 2018. 

Open Fiber is owned by the state-controlled utility company Enel and Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti. It is currently constructing a high-speed network that connects some 40 cities in the country.LS’ local sal ...

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Accurate In-line Dimension Control fo...

by wireworld on 08/14/2017 - 08:25 am
Tag: Product Release

ZUMBACH Electronics presents the well proven JACKETMASTER system for sector insulations and sector cable jackets with the oscillating measurement device DVO 2.

Straight and pre-spiralled sectors, solid and stranded, aluminium and copper can be measured and controlled.

Width, height and insulation thickness as well as diameter, ovality and jacket thickness can be measured resp. calculated at accuracies within a few 1/100 mm .

Two highly precise DVO 2 measurement devices capture dynamically the relevant dimensions at high rates, before and after the extrusion. With an optional third measuring head at the cold end of the line, the hot-cold shrinkage can automatically be compensated.

The JA ...

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