Blog - Maillefer

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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Sweet Notes with the After-K-Blues

October 29, 2019

After eight energetic days in Düsseldorf, with a line-up of meetings, in-depth discussions, numerous visitors, plus the eventful evenings in town, it is understandable that Maillefer staff are singing the After-K-Blues. Ernst Geider, Sales Director of Pipe & Tube, says, "We really enjoyed hosting the stand at K 2019 together with team members from Davis-Standard. The number of visitors and quality of exchange was just fantastic."

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Crossheads That Fulfil All your Options

October 24, 2019

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.

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K Show in  Düsseldorf

October 17, 2019

Working as a team Maillefer and Davis-Standard experts welcome you  all to K2019.  Come and visit us in Hall 16 booth A43.

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Cable Check Enhances QC and HVAC & HVDC Cable Failure Analysis

October 9, 2019

Maillefer has recently acquired a Cable Checker unit for our new R&D lab. The unit is essentially a microscope connected to a hot oil bath for high resolution analysis of all parts of the cable. This equipment is particularly suited for inspection of extruded XLPE (cross-linkable polyethylene) insulated Medium, High and/or Extra-High Voltage cable samples. Both trouble shooting and quality control inspection are done with very high accuracy.

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Access to Innovation at Its Source

September 25, 2019

What entrepreneur can afford to ignore input for fresh ideas and innovation? Universities, technical institutes, young start-ups, professional associations, industrial partners as well as suppliers and customers all participate in making ideas germinate. Reserving efforts to reach out when caught up in daily operations takes willpower and vision. The results will help define where we want to be for our customers.

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New in Pipe solutions RCB Haul-off and WHC wheel capstan

September 12, 2019

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With an installed base of nearly 350 units, our venerable pipe haul-off was in need of an important modernization. Welcome the new RCB 32!

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Shanghai Wire Show 2019

August 26, 2019

Countdown for WireShow2019 at Shanghai New Int'l Expo Centre in China has started - only few days to go until Sep.03-05, 2019. Welcome to stop by at our booth N1-B49. Make sure not to miss our presentation of Advanced Technology in the Seminar at 13:30-14:30 in N1-M40 meeting room on Sept 3rd, the first day of the show. 

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All Together in One Spot at K 2019

August 22, 2019

Visit us on stand 16 A43

This year, we'll be back in the busy Hall 16 at K and exhibiting together with Davis-Standard. Throughout October's eight-day long event in Düsseldorf, Germany, you'll conveniently find us on stand 16 A43. The co-designed stand reflects the exciting changes we've undergone since the last K edition.

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