Blog - Maillefer

Look Dashing with a Bluebox

January 15, 2020

What is a Bluebox, and why blue in particular ?

Industry 4.0 has passed through here and with it a fresh way of looking at and consolidating information coming from your factory floor.

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New in EHV cable production

January 13, 2020

New in EHV cable production - Synchronized X-ray scan at cold end ///Explore

Two X-ray gauges are used in CV lines to measure thicknesses, concentricity and diameter during production of MV, HV and EHV cables. Now, the second gauge at the cold end (after end seal) is orientable to give a synchronized visual of measurements taken by the first gauge at the hot end.

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Season's Greetings

December 19, 2019

Wishing You Happy Holidays and a Successful New Year 2020!

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New Cutter for Medical Tubes

December 19, 2019

New in Pipe solutions - Cutter for medical tubes //Extend

The CSA 32 combines the cutting, measuring, conveying and collection of extruded tube in one swift process. The number and lengths of collection bins are customized according to product requirements. The holding capacity doubles by opting for bins mounted on both sides. Fault detection sends any scrap tube straight through to the CSA’s exit end.

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DHC Crosshead for Rubber Cable Production

December 12, 2019

DHC 60/90 /Enter crosshead

A perfect solution for single and dual layer extrusion of LV and MV rubber cables. With the quick change of tools, products can be programmed with minimum down time of the production line.

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Coilers and reelers

November 27, 2019

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.

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Bring Your Child to Work Day

November 26, 2019

National Bring Your Child to Work Day at Maillefer 

It is good for children to see where the adults are working and to get a sense of what working really is. Many children do not necessarily know or cannot explain what their parents do for a living. That's why we invited children to come and see how their parents spend their days.

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Sustainability - A Must

November 20, 2019

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.

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The right extrusion head for the right application

November 13, 2019

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.

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Chinaust welcomes our 100th automotive tube line

November 7, 2019

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.

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