Blog - Maillefer

COVID-19 - Stay Safe and Keep Healthy

April 2, 2020

The evolving global health crisis, which we all face, has temporarily changed Maillefer’s way of serving wire, cable, pipe and tube manufacturers worldwide. Our operations are adapted daily according to the situation as it develops, in order to serve customers in the best possible way.

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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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Run Times Reach New Heights

February 26, 2020

Run Times Reach New Heights

The performance of extruded high voltage XLPE insulated cables is improvable by reducing the degassing burden and realizing longer extrusion run times. Development towards those goals was rendered possible after years of close technical collaboration with material suppliers and cable manufacturers.

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Sustainability Here and Now

February 5, 2020

Sustainability Here and Now

As the biggest plastics event took place in Germany, the question of where we stand in terms of sustainability has grown in importance. Where to begin? Maillefer looked at different functions within its organization and surprisingly realized that certain progress has been made. To move forward, however, will require us to precede towards international standards.

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Astonishing Curing Calculation for Flexible Factory Joints

January 29, 2020

Astonishing Curing Calculation for Flexible Factory Joints

Flexible vulcanized joints (FVJ) also known as flexible factory joints are typically used in extending delivery lengths of extruded subsea cables. Lengths of XLPE insulated cable core are often limited by the capacity of extrusion, degassing or basket lay-up. Factory joints overcome these constraints.

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

September 12, 2019

/Enter

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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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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