SheathEx™ Success

2017 proved to be a very successful year for BWE. As well as a Conform™ machine for refrigeration tube and a Conklad™ machine for specialised OPGW cables, BWE secured three further contracts for their unique SheathEx™ technology. A SheathEx machine uses two aluminium rods (12.0mm or 9.5mm Ø) to form a ‘seamless’ aluminium sheath around…

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Conklad™ 315 Machine for Small Sheathing & Cladding Applications

BWE is pleased to announce a new addition to the range of Conform™ and Conklad™ continuous extrusion machines. The new machine is designated Conklad 315 and is based on the highly successful and well-proven Conform 315 model. Using a single groove operating in tangential mode, enables small and delicate cores to be sheathed from one…

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Conform™ Investment for Vicente Torns, Spain

In March 2014, BWE installed and commissioned a new Conform™ 315 line for the production of copper and aluminium rectangular wire (magnet wire) at the Rubí plant of Vicente Torns in Spain. The machine will be utilised initially for their copper products but the same machine can be used for aluminium. VICENTE TORNS GROUP is…

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Conform™ Extrusion Technology for NFM

The Non-Ferrous Metal Works Group (NFM) is one of the major metallurgical undertakings in Southern Africa. With the Head Office and two manufacturing facilities situated in Durban, the largest port in Africa, the company is ideally situated to serve local and especially overseas consumers of non-ferrous semi-fabricated products. NFM was established in 1966 and today is…

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PFC Tubes on BWE Conform™ 315i machine

HanYoung Technology Co. Ltd (HYTC) is a Korean company established in the year 2000. Until recently, the main business for HYTC was injection moulds and tooling for PFC tubes. Recent expansion and development of the business included the purchase of a BWE Conform 315i line for production of Parallel Flow Condenser (PFC) tubes. HYTC supply these…

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Russian company ATEX Ltd purchase Conform™ 400 for SAC

The company ATEX Ltd is located in Kolchugino, Russia and was established in 2011. ATEX purchased a Conform™ 400 line from BWE in 2012 and the machine is currently engaged in the production of Solid Aluminium Conductors (SAC), round and sector shape for power cables and winding wires. The conductors are extruded from 2 x…

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Conform™ 315 for TT Cables

TT Cables is a leading producer of 1 kV power cables in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2013, BWE commissioned a Conform 315 line to produce Solid Aluminium Conductor (SAC) from 2 x 9.5mm diameter aluminium rods. TT Cables is a young and dynamic company with special focus on utility and distribution cables. European equipment from…

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SheathEx™ Production Video

  – SheathEX – High Voltage Power Cable Sheathing Line – 2 x 12mm Aluminium Feedstock Rods are unwound, straightened and cleaned before being fed into the SheathEX Machine – The Cable Core (126.3mm diameter in this case) is hauled from a Drum Pay-Off and fed into the SheathEX Machine – The Cable Core is…