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Davis-Standard’s Laboratories Prove V...

by wireworld on 04/21/2018 - 06:31 am
Tag: Press Releases

It’s no secret that Davis-Standard has the industry’s most extensive laboratory capabilities for both extrusion and converting applications. With R&D labs in Pawcatuck, Conn., Fulton, N.Y., and at the company’s subsidiary in Suzhou, China, customers have multiple options for making parts for proof-of-concept, experimenting with new resins, conducting materials development, and testing equipment prior to making large capital investments. According to John Christiano, Davis-Standard’s Vice President of Technology, the range of lab capabilities has been instrumental in supporting customers pre and post purchase, while also allowing for continuous internal technology ...

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U.S. Tire Cord Makers Seek Exemptions...

by wireworld on 04/21/2018 - 06:22 am
Tag: Press Releases

Tire cord producers Bekaert Corp., Bridgestone Metalpha, Kiswire America and Tokusen U.S.A. Inc. have requested exemptions to the U.S.'s Section 232 steel tariffs for grade 1078 and above high-carbon wire rod.

Bekaert, Kiswire and Tokusen— all subsidiaries of non-U.S.-headquartered companies — pointed out in their submission that finished tire cord is exempted in the Section 232, setting up a scenario in which U.S. tire manufacturers will become more dependent on imported tire cord, "seriously undermining" President Trump's objectives in imposing the tariffs.

Domestic suppliers cannot meet the demand of U.S. tire manufacturers for these steel products, said Tracey L. Norberg, U ...

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Hyosung and Taihan Electric Wire to D...

by wireworld on 04/19/2018 - 05:26 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

South Korea’s Hyosung Group and Taihan Electric Wire Co. will work together to turn electric power stations smart with latest technologies such as the Internet of Things and big data analytics solutions. Hyosung announced that it inked an agreement with Taihan Electric Wire to cooperate on developing an integrated electric power station management solution. Under the contract, they will develop a smart electricity cable system that monitors and detects any possible malfunctioning beforehand through sensors attached to 154- kilovolt electric substations and 22.9-kilovolt power cables. They expect the smart electric cable monitoring system would help prevent major power outages like blac ...

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New ArmourLock™ SA-4 Advanced Strip A...

by wireworld on 04/18/2018 - 08:59 am
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release, Wire Dusseldorf

Bartell Machinery Systems is proud to announce the world premiere of the new ArmourLock™ SA-4 strip armouring system. The system was officially introduced at WIRE Dusseldorf on April 17, 2018.  

Speed, quality, productivity, ease of set-up and reduced maintenance are the foundations of the ArmourLocks design. With the ability to accommodate a wider product range within one system manufacturers now have ultimate production flexibility and capability to meet any demand.

- Increased production range, 0.5” to 4.0” (O.D.), for more flexibility in one production system.- Industry-leading performance @ 1300 RPM (product dependent)- 50% increase in material capacity – ...

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