Blog - Maillefer

Factory Optimization by SimFactory

April 27, 2021

Are you interested in developing your cable production facility? Do you struggle to achieve process performance targets? Maillefer's SimFactory addresses these questions and more. 

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Performance Review Services

April 16, 2021

For more than 50 years, Maillefer has delivered, commissioned, and provided machinery and services for over 4 000 production lines globally. Today we offer the accumulated knowledge and experience through various Consultation services.

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Stay Smart with Smart Monitoring

February 17, 2021

Data gathering and data monitoring is a clear trend in the process industry. Smart Monitoring gives you many benefits and a leading edge with your end customers.

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Smart Buffering Brings Production to New Levels

December 2, 2020

The productivity of optical cable manufacturing can increase with higher line speeds. However, the higher speeds call for more precise process control. Smart buffering brings production to new levels.

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Castello Increases Flexibility to Deliver through Smart Monitoring

March 4, 2020

Castello Increases Flexibility to Deliver through Smart Monitoring

Castello relies on an advanced and controlled process to produce tubes with high quality. The recently installed Smart Monitoring from Maillefer provides the Italian company with necessary oversight for quality.

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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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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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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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Tape Folding Tools for Smooth Operation

July 3, 2019

Maillefer has added a Longitudinal Tape Applicator unit into its product portfolio recently. With this unit, customers have the means to apply a radial water blocking feature for various cable types. Water blocking barriers are usually aluminium, copper or plastic based water swellable tapes. The longitudinal tape is applied during the same process as final sheath.

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Giving Credit to Components

June 7, 2017

 Where would the expected performance of an extrusion line be without placing high expectations on the components themselves? That is the approach we take with the machines that compose our multitude of extrusion lines. Those same components, proposed individually, also become worthy allies when considering to upgrade existing lines. With a new Maillefer component, your overall performance gets a serious boost. Your line has the potential to become greater than the sum of all its parts.

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