igus introduces the next generation of intelligent cables
Jul17

igus introduces the next generation of intelligent cables

With the introduction of the CF.Q module, igus has further developed its smart plastics offering. The module checks and evaluates cable health in real time and recommends maintenance or replacement in good time. When used in combination with isense, new possibilities of digitalisation and networking to make maintenance easier and more efficient and thus save money. “At the heart of every intelligent cable from igus is a complex sensor...

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Megger takes cable test into the city
Jul11

Megger takes cable test into the city

Cable test vans in the new Megger Compact City range provide a fast, easy and convenient solution for single-phase testing, diagnosis and fault location on underground cables up to 33 kV. The new test vans are an exceptionally useful tool for minimising network downtime and consumer minutes lost. In addition, thanks to their exceptionally compact design, they can be used conveniently in crowded inner city and residential areas, even...

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Niehoff at wire China 2018
Jul09

Niehoff at wire China 2018

Maschinenfabrik Niehoff and Niehoff Machinery Changzhou Co., Ltd. (NMC), Niehoff’s Chinese subsidiary, will display at the wire China 2018 trade fair, booth W1F63, an MMH 101 + RM 161 type multiwire drawing line from Germany, as well as a high speed double twist bunching machine type D 631.5 and an NPS SV 400 D type double spooler, both built by NMC. The booth was increased by 100 m² to 250 m² which shows that the wire China trade...

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Siemon’s new lighter coloured cabinet solutions improve aesthetics and visibility
Jun27

Siemon’s new lighter coloured cabinet solutions improve aesthetics and visibility

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has announced that its cabinet solutions and accessories are now available in white and light grey, improving visibility and delivering a clean, modern look for today’s data centres and telecommunications spaces. In addition to existing black (RAL 9011), Siemon’s VersaPOD®, V800™, V600™ and wall-mount cabinets are now available in white (RAL 9003) and light grey (RAL 7035)....

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igus e-skin receives Fraunhofer clean technology award
Jun26

igus e-skin receives Fraunhofer clean technology award

igus is pleased to announce that it has received the 2nd prize in the clean technology awards for its e-skin corrugated hose. Designed for use in cleanrooms it also has the seal of approval Fraunhofer Tested Device ISO Class 1. The e-skin is made of tribologically optimised, abrasion-resistant plastic. The separable upper and lower shells can be ‘zipped’ together to form a fully enclosed tube, which is highly dust-proof and...

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New, smart label printer with excellent performance
Jun18

New, smart label printer with excellent performance

Brady Corporation’s new BradyPrinter i5100 Industrial Label Printer is smart and easy to use, offers excellent performance and prints more than 1200 standard identification labels plus user specific, tailored custom labels. Smart & connected The new BradyPrinter i5100 Industrial Label Printer communicates automatically with Brady Corporation’s label design apps, label consumables and ink ribbons for a smooth and fast...

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Rittal Launches New Network Cable Organiser
Jun12

Rittal Launches New Network Cable Organiser

Modern network infrastructures are reliant on optimum performance and maximum flexibility with their cabling. The Network Cable Organizer (NCO) is indispensable for ensuring this. It revolutionises patching work on the enclosure, with 8 times faster assembly. This not only nets you huge time savings, it also creates space and order in the rack. The NCO will mean simple, fast and secure patching while surplus cable lengths, whether CAT...

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HUBER+SUHNER brings Central Office and Data Center together with future-proof fiber portfolio at Cisco Live 2018
Jun11

HUBER+SUHNER brings Central Office and Data Center together with future-proof fiber portfolio at Cisco Live 2018

The company’s smart solutions will be rolled out to the wider Cisco community for the first time With the constant need for faster and more reliable connectivity, operators looking to combat network challenges will benefit from the offering from HUBER+SUHNER for manageable and cost-effective data centers as it showcases its fiber optics portfolio at Cisco Live 2018, in Orlando, Florida. With fiber-rich environments demanding maximum...

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HUBER+SUHNER to bring all-in-one data center management solution equipped for the future to ANGA COM 2018
Jun11

HUBER+SUHNER to bring all-in-one data center management solution equipped for the future to ANGA COM 2018

On display at the show will be the company’s latest developments in FO connectivity for the home, city and infrastructure across its data centre, FTTX, connector and Small Cell portfolio HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, will showcase its complete systems solution to combat data rates, bandwidth demands and time-to-market needs for data center environments at ANGA COM...

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HUBER+SUHNER to introduce first 5G-ready antennas for rail industry at Transports Publics Expo 2018
Jun07

HUBER+SUHNER to introduce first 5G-ready antennas for rail industry at Transports Publics Expo 2018

As bandwidth demands on trains continue to increase for data-intensive applications, HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, will launch its new 5G-ready antennas for Vehicle-to-Ground communication at Transports Publics Expo 2018, June 12-14 in Paris. Overcoming connectivity solutions required for Vehicle-to-Ground communication, the new SENCITY® Rail Multi antenna is able...

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Global production as per Industry 4.0
Jun07

Global production as per Industry 4.0

A state-of-the-art centre for manufacturing large enclosures is currently under construction at Rittal’s Rittershausen plant, based on Industry 4.0 principles. While work there is ongoing, Rittal is also installing new high-tech production lines for its new VX25 large enclosure, at a total cost of €120m. The company is gearing up its production to Industry 4.0 through consistent digitization of processes and fully automated profiling,...

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Increase plant safety and cut maintenance costs with smart plastics from igus
Jun05

Increase plant safety and cut maintenance costs with smart plastics from igus

Since its launch in 2016, igus has been developing its family of smart plastics with improved ‘isense’ sensors and monitoring modules that add intelligence to energy chains, cables, linear guides and slewing ring bearings. They measure, among other things, wear status and alert the user early enough to plan repair or replacement. The new isense modules are equipped with a serial interface and can be easily integrated into a control...

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Madem Brazil completes customer satisfaction survey 2017, receives high marks 93.46%
Jun04

Madem Brazil completes customer satisfaction survey 2017, receives high marks 93.46%

In the first quarter of 2018 Madem Brazil conducted a customer satisfaction survey with 110 Wire & Cable manufacturing customers in 15 countries. Madem received 63 (57%) responses from customers polled in three categories: bad, good and very good. 93.46% of responses falling into good and very good categories. Madem polled the following services: claim response, quantities shipped X received, documentation, deliveries, quality...

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Cimteq and AESA enter into strategic partnership
Jun04

Cimteq and AESA enter into strategic partnership

To stay ahead in the competitive industry of Cable and Wire, it is paramount that cable manufacturers improve their productivity and profitability, in the face of increasingly complex challenges. The cable market is continuously evolving, and new, increasingly stringent requirements are regularly introduced. To keep their competitive edge, manufacturers must consistently introduce improvement initiatives to boost yield whilst...

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Megger delivers fast, effective fault location for LV cables
May31

Megger delivers fast, effective fault location for LV cables

Designed specifically for use on underground LV cable networks, Megger’s new EZ-THUMP™ 3 cable fault location system makes it possible for even inexperienced users to accurately locate faults quickly and easily, thereby reducing the duration of power outages and the risk of costly penalties. Many low-voltage cable faults can be found using a time domain reflectometer (TDR) such as the Megger TDR2050. The TDR acts like a cable radar,...

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Heilind Electronics Now Stocking the Brady Wraptor A6500 Wire Marking System
May30

Heilind Electronics Now Stocking the Brady Wraptor A6500 Wire Marking System

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Brady, now offers the Wraptor A6500 Printer Applicator as part of its full line of Brady identification products. The Wraptor A6500 Printer Applicator simplifies wire and cable marking by transforming a series of labor-intensive, inefficient tasks into a modern, automated process. Because it combines print and application...

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Integrated QR-code on igus e-chains offers easy part identification and much more
May24

Integrated QR-code on igus e-chains offers easy part identification and much more

Plastic energy chain specialist igus is now integrating QR-codes onto its e-chain systems to make original part identification easy. Simply locate the code, scan it with a QR-reader app and it directs users to the online portal that provides all the information required. “For maintenance engineers who work with a lot of different energy chain systems or designers with a product sample on their desk, instant access to all the relevant...

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igus highlights the potential applications of high-performance polymers in forklifts
May22

igus highlights the potential applications of high-performance polymers in forklifts

To avoid machine downtime, it is important to use robust and long-lasting machine elements. Here, self-lubricating and maintenance-free high-performance plastics from igus show their advantages. Using industrial forklifts as an example, the areas where motion plastics from igus can be used are highlighted. Defects that require emergency repair of the forklift may cause unnecessary expenditure as it cannot be used during maintenance,”...

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Successful wire 2018, stable order situation, new projects
May17

Successful wire 2018, stable order situation, new projects

Niehoff and the trade fair wire 2018 Maschinenfabrik Niehoff, one of the leading manufacturers of machinery engineered for the wire and cable industry, can look back on a successful participation in the wire 2018 trade fair. The Niehoff team welcomed long-standing Niehoff customers as well as a number of potential new customers. Niehoff´s success is completely in tune with the trend of the trade fair, whose number of visitors (71,500...

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Megger’s cable test van sets new standards
Apr25

Megger’s cable test van sets new standards

Cable test vans in the new Megger Centrix 2.0 range provide a fast, easy and convenient solution for testing, diagnosis and fault location on underground cables. The new test vans are an exceptionally useful tool for ensuring that network downtime and consumer minutes lost are kept to an absolute minimum. Centrix 2.0 vans are equipped with the latest generation of non-destructive cable diagnostic systems and are arranged so that all...

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