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Understanding destruct measurement systems

Understanding destruct measurement systems

Decisions are made every day in the wire and cable industry based upon data that has either been inflated or deflated by the amount of measurement error. Excessive measurement variation can cause goomore»

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Understanding the importance of matching flow rate for a given application and filter size (GPM/Sq. Ft.)

Understanding the importance of matching flow rate for a given application and filter size (GPM/Sq. Ft.)

For any given application, knowing the flow rate, solids type and loading, and available filtering area is commonly known as the GPM per square foot sizing formula. Properly matching these variables more»

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Understanding the present, remembering the past: forty years of continuous copper rod production – research and development

Understanding the present, remembering the past: forty years of continuous copper rod production – research and development

This paper traces several decades of research and development at Taskentcable, a former Soviet company that bought one of the two Properzi lines on which the first continuous copper rod was produced more»

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Update: the Conform continuous extrusion process.

Update: the Conform continuous extrusion process.

Operational experience for aluminum and copper with the Conform continuous extrusion process is presented. Rod feed, particle feed, tooling, and product evaluation are discussed. A brief description more»

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Updated technologies for LAN cable manufacturing

Updated technologies for LAN cable manufacturing

The triple torsion process is a highly innovative system designed for the production of LAN cables Cat. 5, 6 and 7 with adjustable backtwist. Superior electrical quality of the cable and 50 percent hmore»

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Use of color-changing pigments to detect wire and cable hazards

Use of color-changing pigments to detect wire and cable hazards

This paper explores the innovative use of color-changing pigments as a means of detecting potentially hazardous electrical conditions in wire and cable. Overloads, frayed conductors, loose or corrodemore»

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Using polycrystalline diamond dies for compact stranded conductor manufacture

Using polycrystalline diamond dies for compact stranded conductor manufacture

Problems in the compact stranding of aluminum or copper products may lie in the types of die being used or the die geometry. Polycrystalline diamond dies that have proper geometry and die configuratimore»

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Utilizing holographic scanning technology for non-contact dimensional measurements

Utilizing holographic scanning technology for non-contact dimensional measurements

The need to increase productivity and reduce waste is critical. Better measurement of the product provides the edge necessary to achieve that goal. Revolutionary holographic, non-contact diameter meamore»

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Utilizing the high productivity of double-twist machines in the manufacture of power conductors

Utilizing the high productivity of double-twist machines in the manufacture of power conductors

The production of power cable incorporating double-twist machines is a rapidly expanding area. This is due in no small part to the economic advantages and product flexibility of using this type of mamore»

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Valve Spring Wire with Extra Low Oxygen and with Shaved Surface - A Real Need

Valve Spring Wire with Extra Low Oxygen and with Shaved Surface - A Real Need

The constant evolution of engine engineering in the automobile industry aiming better performance has challenged material suppliers in the improvement of their processes.ACOS Ipanema-Villares, with imore»

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Vanadium and niobium microalloying to increase strength of high-carbon wire steels

Vanadium and niobium microalloying to increase strength of high-carbon wire steels

In order to investigate the effect of V, Nb, and N additions on the strength of eutectoid steels, laboratory heats were prepared and continuous cooling experiments were conducted using a Gleeble® 350more»

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Variable back-twist in rope making machinery.

Variable back-twist in rope making machinery.

The mathematical basis and equipment for variable back twist in wire rope production are discussed. Eccentric ring machines, cages with interior transmissions, tube stranders, and transmissions locatmore»

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Versatile SRL (TM)  Predictor system

Versatile SRL (TM) Predictor system

This paper describes a versatile online Fast Fourier Transform and Structural Return Loss (FFT/SRL) predictor system and its benefits to telecommunication and coaxial cable manufacturers. A case studmore»

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V-I characteristics and loss measurement results of HTS superconductor tapes

V-I characteristics and loss measurement results of HTS superconductor tapes

This paper reports testing results of HTS (High Temperature Superconductor) tape. Critical current magnetic field measurements were performed, parallel and perpendicular to the surface, at 0.2 T. Losmore»

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Virtual reality for extrusion operations

Virtual reality for extrusion operations

This paper examines virtual gauge technology (VGT) which takes virtual measurements in wire and cable extrusion applications, including jacketing or sheathing operations. It is designed to overcome hmore»

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Water crosslinking of polyethylene for wire and cable

Water crosslinking of polyethylene for wire and cable

Polyethylene must be cross-linked in order to meet wire and cable temperature performance specifications. There are only three commercial ways to cross link polyethylene: peroxide, radiation, and themore»

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We do it straight! - Custom-tailored straighteners

We do it straight! - Custom-tailored straighteners

At WITELS-ALBERT GmbH, customized straightening equipment is always designed with a view to specific requirements, and is implemented efficiently through the use of up-to-date tools. This paper givesmore»

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We do it straight!  The positioning of straightening rolls

We do it straight! The positioning of straightening rolls

For the first time, an easy to use software program makes it possible to calculate the necessary roller adjustment of straightening units to produce a straight round metal wire. Trial and error, subjmore»

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Wear of dies, measured and calculated by the process control system in a drawing machine

Wear of dies, measured and calculated by the process control system in a drawing machine

This paper discusses an industrial trial in a drawing machine. The final dimensions have been measured and calculated from wire weight and length, yielding calculations of dimensions within ±0.01 mm.more»

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Welded wire fabric production

Welded wire fabric production

Trends in welded fabric production are discussed. Style changing techniques, the machinery used to produce fabric, line wire guiding, welding area, indexing mechanism or puller table, keepers, rollinmore»

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Welding in the wire and wire rope industry.

Welding in the wire and wire rope industry.

Wire and wire rod welding are reviewed and fundamentals are illustrated by practical problems. Weld requirements and methods, resistance welding, metallurgical aspects, annealing, flash welding, fricmore»

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Wetting behavior of aqueous lubricants

Wetting behavior of aqueous lubricants

This paper explores the role of surface tension in lubricant wetting. By examining wetting behaviors on a variety of surfaces commonly found in wire machines, one can explore possible failure modes fmore»

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What are the differences in wire drawing lubricants?

What are the differences in wire drawing lubricants?

The function of wiredrawing lubricants and their classification into dry granulated soaps, soap-fat pastes, compounded oils, soluble oils, graphite, and soft metals categories are discussed. The effemore»

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What Europeans find attractive in cold rolling wire (as compared with cold drawing wire

What Europeans find attractive in cold rolling wire (as compared with cold drawing wire

Cold rolling wire is finding increasing acceptance in Europe. Long term benefits in productivity, physical proper ties and reduced operating costs have in most cases been realized. Higher initial cosmore»

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What's new in wire straightening and cutting.

What's new in wire straightening and cutting.

Modern equipment for wire straightening and cutting is described. The roll straightener and the rotary straightener are discussed; stationary cut-off and traveling cut-off types of cutting equipment more»

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Why premix?

Why premix?

A lot of companies are now using burners with air/gas separated. Experience shows that the use of such burners can present some difficulties in obtaining precise atmospheres for certain thermal treatmore»

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Why UV-curable inks?

Why UV-curable inks?

Coloring optical fibers is essential for identification purposes. The inks used must exceed the performance standards established for conventional cable. Compared to thermally cured systems, UV inks more»

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Wire as used in electric resistance furnaces

Wire as used in electric resistance furnaces

Various materials are used in electrical resistance heating: metallic, ceramic-metal, and graphite. Common are nickel-chrome, iron-chrome-aluminum, tungsten, molybdenum, tantalum, platinum, and platimore»

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Wire breaks in copper -- their causes and cures

Wire breaks in copper -- their causes and cures

Different types of breaks in copper wire (inclusions, checks, cuppy wire breaks, weld breaks, tensile fractures, slivers, mechanical and unknown breaks) are described; photographs are included. Possimore»

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Wire breaks in copper: a classification and analysis.

Wire breaks in copper: a classification and analysis.

A classification system for various wire breaks that occur in copper wire is presented. The types of breaks include inclusion breaks, inclusion-absent breaks, macroporosity, and various types of fracmore»

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Wire breaks; another view

Wire breaks; another view

Wire breaks that occur during wiredrawing operations are often the result of 'cup and cone' formation. However, inclusions are another frequent cause. Such inclusions can originate in the rod productmore»

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Wire cooling on high-performance drawing machines

Wire cooling on high-performance drawing machines

Narrow gap cooling has been successfully introduced at straight-line drawing machines. Different measuring methods to measure wire temperature in the die, after the die and on the drawing drum, were more»

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Wire electrogalvanizing process at the Steel Company of Canada Ltd Dominion Works.

Wire electrogalvanizing process at the Steel Company of Canada Ltd Dominion Works.

Factors affecting the operation of the electrogalvanizing line (lead furnaces, cleaning, plating, waxing, and drying facilities) are described. Heat treatment and cleaning of wire, principles of elecmore»

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Wire flattening -- an appraisal of today's theory and practice, Part II

Wire flattening -- an appraisal of today's theory and practice, Part II

In part two of a two-part article on wire flattening the machinery being used in the wire-flattening process is described; the tandem mill is emphasized. The components discussed in detail include thmore»

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Wire flattening -- an appraisal of today's theory and practice.

Wire flattening -- an appraisal of today's theory and practice.

In part one of a two-part series on the wire flattening process a method is presented for calculating the diameter of round wire required to produce a flat wire section of given width and thickness. more»

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Wire galvanizing processes

Wire galvanizing processes

A review of the controversy on hot dip galvanizing versus electrogalvanizing is presented. Points discussed in the series of articles on this topic are analyzed. The author contends that the newest imore»

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Wire manufacturing and lead patenting.

Wire manufacturing and lead patenting.

Equipment used at the Union Wire Rope Co of Kansas City, MO, for manufacture of high carbon steel wire and wire rope is described.The general plant layout, lime baking ovens, and patenting process armore»

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Wire net reinforced polymer composites for improved toughness

Wire net reinforced polymer composites for improved toughness

Fracture toughness remains low in Fiber Reinforced Plastics (FRP) composites compared to metals of equal strength due to a lack of plastic ductility. Metal wires such as 2000-4200 MPa (250-600 KSI) smore»

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Wire plating

Wire plating

Surface defects in plated wire produced for the major appliances industry are discussed. Demagnetization, rinsing, pickling, zinc plating, chromate conversion coatings, nickel and chrome plate wire, more»

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Wire products in aircraft industry

Wire products in aircraft industry

The major uses and specifications of a large variety of wire products in the aircraft industry are presented. Rivets, nails, springs, cotter pins, wire mesh, and miscellaneous wires and cables are demore»

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Wire pull control improvements on skip stranding machines through electrical system

Wire pull control improvements on skip stranding machines through electrical system

The traditional wire pull control on skip stranding machines has shown certain limitations in terms of consistency and accuracy of the pulling condition established upstream from the stranding point.more»

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Wire rods for ultra tensile steel cord

Wire rods for ultra tensile steel cord

The occurrence of delamination is the biggest problem for strengthening steel cord filament. Our studies reveal that delamination initiates from free ferrite and that optimization of steel grades andmore»

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Wire sales: price vs. quality?

Wire sales: price vs. quality?

This paper highlights how wire companies that continually struggle with the age-old dilemma of price vs. quality can have the best of both worlds and gain a competitive sales advantage in today’s ecomore»

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Wire surface flaws and fracture mechanics

Wire surface flaws and fracture mechanics

Significant attention is paid to wire surface quality, and it is generally understood that surface flaws compromise wire product processing and performance. However, flaw significance is rarely consimore»

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Wired together

Wired together

The United States and Canada share what is often described as the world’s longest undefended boundary. In three areas, however, the boundary is situated in the middle of a river that is crossed by a more»

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Wiredrawing breaks – A review of mechanical perspectives

Wiredrawing breaks – A review of mechanical perspectives

With modern increases in drawing productivity, as well as continued interest in ultra-fine wiredrawing, drawing breaks continue to be a focus of analysis. Much attention has been paid to break classimore»

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Wiredrawing lubricant-cradle to grave control by wire producers

Wiredrawing lubricant-cradle to grave control by wire producers

With the increasingly more stringent environmental regulations defining disposal options of industrial wastes, Rea Wire Co. has come to the conclusion that the wiredrawing process must be approachemore»

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Wiredrawing lubricants and the conversion from copper to aluminum

Wiredrawing lubricants and the conversion from copper to aluminum

This paper describes the various types of aluminum wiredrawing lubricants including conventional straight-oil type products and water-soluble type products that are gaining in popularity in aluminum more»

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Wiredrawing machines and their influence on the properties of spring steel wire

Wiredrawing machines and their influence on the properties of spring steel wire

Increasingly demanding quality requirements for spring steel wire necessitate improvement of all wire manufacturing steps including drawing. In addition to achieving a specified wire diameter, drawinmore»

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Wiredrawing of shape-memory alloy and form rolling process of precision microscrew

Wiredrawing of shape-memory alloy and form rolling process of precision microscrew

Wiredrawing of Ni-Ti shape memory alloy and the fabrication of precision screws using the drawn wire have been investigated. The workability of the shape memory alloy is extremely poor and the dimensmore»

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Wiredrawing process in heated die applied for low deformable biocompatible magnesium alloys

Wiredrawing process in heated die applied for low deformable biocompatible magnesium alloys

This paper investigates the drawing of thin wire of biocompatible magnesium alloys in a die heated to about 300°C. The purpose is to carry out drawing in conditions in which recrystallization occurs more»

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Wiredrawing work hardening rate prediction from rod composition and Stelmor cooling rate variables

Wiredrawing work hardening rate prediction from rod composition and Stelmor cooling rate variables

Three studies were conducted using Design of Experiments on 7/32-in. low carbon steel rod in the carbon range 0.07 to 0.15% to investigate factors influencing the wire work hardening rate. Factors utmore»

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Wires from silver, silver alloys and copper alloys obtained by continuous casting

Wires from silver, silver alloys and copper alloys obtained by continuous casting

This paper describes the process of melting AgCuZnCd, AgCuNi, CuMnNi, CuZnCoMn and CuZnNiMn-type brazing alloys and its effect on the quality of semi-products assigned for metalworking. Processes of more»

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Worm driven take ups used in continuous patenting, tinning and galvanizing of round wire

Worm driven take ups used in continuous patenting, tinning and galvanizing of round wire

A series of take-ups are described and illustrated with photographs. These units are used for winding in continuous patenting, tinning and galvanizing processes. Efficiency, safety and economy of themore»

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X-ray technology for jacketing lines: a tool to cut costs by material savings

X-ray technology for jacketing lines: a tool to cut costs by material savings

A concerted R & D effort has led to the creation of an X-ray scanning system that offers greater accuracy and control, rsulting in substantial raw material savings.

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Zero and Beyond: General Cable’s vision for safety

Zero and Beyond: General Cable’s vision for safety

This presentation describes the background, results, and conclusions of General Cable’s safety vision of “Zero and Beyond.” It explains the goal of zero accidents in the workplace and the expectationmore»

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Zinc electroplating of ferrous wire at high current densities

Zinc electroplating of ferrous wire at high current densities

Describes a new technique for zinc electroplating at high current densities. A new pipe cell which works as an insoluble znode has been developed; high-speed solution flow inside the pipe cell can bemore»

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Zinc-aluminum coating: management of Galfan® lines

Zinc-aluminum coating: management of Galfan® lines

If the application of zinc-aluminium coating was frozen for years due to the cost of its application, the actual oil price justifies totally the development of off-shore platforms that require high amore»

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