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Maillefer's New Gas Circulation Blowe...

by wireworld on 11/30/2016 - 11:35 am
Tag: Product Release

Maillefer's new Gas Circulation Blower PMM 100 is essential for reliable cooling circulation in different phases of the process in making high quality medium, high and extra high voltage cables. The most critical and sensitive element in this circulation system is the blower and how it is sealed mechanically.

The principle idea of the Gas Circulation Blower PMM 100 is based on a permanent magnet motor which does not have a mechanical seal. A blower with a mechanical seal is known to be failure sensitive due to its complex and fragile construction.

The PMM 100 also enables signifi cantly longer maintenance intervals thanks to the closed structure and when compared to a conventiona ...

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LEMO Opens New Subsidiary in Dubai: L...

by wireworld on 11/30/2016 - 11:31 am
Tag: Press Releases

The LEMO Group is proud to announce the creation of LEMO Middle East. The sales office is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This new LEMO entity will serve as a hub to support customers in the Gulf States: the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. At a later stage, it will also serve other countries of the Middle East.

LEMO Middle East will be competent for sales, technical support and will keep a local connector stock. LEMO Middle East will represent the LEMO, REDEL and Northwire brands. 

The Board of Directors has appointed Mr Ahmed Abdallah as general manager for LEMO  ...

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Messe DÜSSELDORF To Rebuild South Ent...

by wireworld on 11/29/2016 - 09:34 am
Tag: Press Releases

The Supervisory Board and the shareholders of Messe Düsseldorf have approved plans for the complete reconstruction of the fairground’s South Entrance and, subsequently, Hall 1. Werner M. Dornscheidt, CEO of Messe Düsseldorf, explained: “We can now implement our master plan for the complete modernization and renewal of the premises at our home base – and, as always, without subsidies.” The investment for this southern section of the exhibition center is Euro 140 million. Overall, Messe Düsseldorf will invest around Euro 636 million until 2030. The work is scheduled to start in May 2017, after the interpack trade fair, and should be completed in summer 20 ...

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Candor Sweden AB - A Unique Partner F...

by wireworld on 11/29/2016 - 09:27 am
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release

CANDOR Sweden AB, founded in 1946, specializes in advanced wire cleaning & plating plants for various applications. CANDOR was founded as a chemical supplier and it’s combination of our know-how in chemical processes with the advanced equipment for cleaning & plating of wire makes CANDOR unique on the market.


Candor has a wide selection of wire cleaning plants to offer such as hot water spray cleaning, ultrasonic cleaning and electrolytic cleaning. Which technology to use is a balance in between wire speed, cleaning requirements, type of lubricant used and environmental aspects. 

In many cases, especially for high speed applications the processes can be combi ...

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DOE Funds Advanced Manufacturing Of S...

by wireworld on 11/29/2016 - 09:23 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

With their potential for big savings through increased energy efficiency and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, interest in improving the manufacturing of superconductor wire is at an all-time high.

The U.S. Department of Energy Monday announced a $4.5 million grant to Venkat Selvamanickam, MD Anderson Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston, to boost the advanced manufacturing of high-performance superconductor wires for next generation electric machines.

The award is one of 13 projects funded to advance technologies for energy efficient electric motors through applied research and development.

"Advancing these enabling technologies has the potential to boos ...

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Superior Essex Inc. and Furukawa Elec...

by wireworld on 11/28/2016 - 12:12 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Essex Magnet Wire, a division of Superior Essex Inc., and Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. announced on November 23, 2016 their intent to form a joint venture to supply a new type of winding high-voltage wire (HVW) primarily to the automotive industry throughout the European Economic Area.

The joint venture will manufacture, market, sell, and distribute HVWs that are used in electrical-driving motors, generators, and reactors for automotive vehicles. This endeavor combines the global resources and technical expertise of Essex Magnet Wire and Furukawa Electric, i.e., Essex Magnet Wire’s European sales force and manufacturing operations and Furukawa Electric’s relevant technology, whic ...

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Extreme Conditions Require Excellent ...

by wireworld on 11/28/2016 - 11:33 am
Tag: Press Releases

Cables are often exposed to extreme conditions, especially in applications for the petroleum and natural gas industry, aviation and medicine, just to name a few examples. Today’s challenging requirements can often only be met by special insulation materials, for instance PEEK, PI and fluoropolymers (FEP, PFA, X-EFTE). Depending on the scope of application, a special material may be necessary, since every material offers unique properties. And by combining materials, these properties can even be improved. That is the way that material performance is adapted to customers’ specifications.

What is particularly important to cable manufacturers are the dielectric and mechanical streng ...

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Beacon Electrical Sales & Supply join...

by wireworld on 11/28/2016 - 11:26 am
Tag: Press Releases

Sonepar announces that Beacon Electrical Sales & Supply joined Sonepar in the USA, effective November 1, 2016.

Founded in 1979, Beacon Electrical is a generalist electrical distributor, and serves its customers from its two locations near Boston, Massachusetts. It reached €15 million of sales in 2015 with 20 associates.

Beacon Electrical will join NorthEast Electrical Distributors, one of American operating companies of Sonepar. NorthEast Electrical, based in Boston, Massachusetts, has grown since 1998 into one of the largest electrical distributors in New England (north-eastern part of USA). 

Deepwater Wind Plans Offshore Wind Fa...

by wireworld on 11/28/2016 - 11:23 am
Tag: Projects

Deepwater Wind has announced plans for the Skipjack Wind Farm, a new offshore wind farm that will help Maryland meet its clean-energy goals at far lower prices than state law anticipates, saving Maryland ratepayers millions of dollars.

The Skipjack Wind Farm will not only be the state’s largest renewable energy project, it would also be the right size for Maryland’s first offshore wind farm. At 120 MW, the Skipjack Wind Farm could be built in a single construction season, and developed more cost-effectively, and with considerably less risk than a larger project.

At more than 17 nautical miles northeast of Ocean City’s coastline, the project would be located so far aw ...

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Nexans Launches PVC-free MOTIONLINE® ...

by wireworld on 11/25/2016 - 05:56 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release

Nexans has launched the new MOTIONLINE® HALEX cable series, a range of halogen-free flexible automation cables for industrial applications.

In the past, operators who needed halogen-free (PVC-free) cables could only choose PUR cables, which offer outstanding mechanical performance but are significantly more expensive than PVC-sheathed cables. Nexans is now offering an alternative that not only is flexible, robust, drag-chain-capable and flame-retardant, but also entails low additional costs compared with PVC cables.

Nexans’ HALEX cables do not contain halogens and, like PUR cables, are flame-retardant. In contrast to PVC, they do not release any highly toxic or irritant gases in ...

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