Tube & Wire Tecnologies

Ring Roller Closes the Gap

From heating and automation systems to forging presses and dies: Schuler has already implemented a large number of projects in ring preform production with great success. With its new series of ring rollers developed in close cooperation with the forging industry, the world market leader in forming technology now provides complete production lines from a single source. Schuler is presenting the machine for the first time at the EMO trade fair in Hanover, Germany (Hall 15, Booth E29), from September 18 to 23.

First spiral pipe produced on a Schuler plant

Experts predict that in North America alone, over 10,000 kilometers of new pipeline will be laid per year by 2020. And most of that will be spiral pipes. Tuberías Procarsa, one of the leading manufacturers of steel pipe in Latin America, is equipped for this trend: the company with headquarters in Monclova (Mexico) has put a spiral pipe plant from Schuler into operation and used it to produce large-diameter pipes.

The All-New Lasertube LT8: 3D fiber laser cutting is no longer an issue

LT8 is the first machine in its size range to provide 3D cutting capability using a fiber laser. With the new “Tube Cutter” focusing head and other developments, the Lasertube family adds new performance and capabilities of its top-of-the-range products and takes an important new step utilizing fiber technology.

New lean Bihler tools

Bihler presented the new Leantool for the servo-controlled stamping and forming machines RM-NC and GRM-NC at the WIRE 2016. Key advantages are reaction times and production costs cut in half plus extremely fast setup times.

The world’s fastest servo-controlled stamping and forming machine

The completely servo-controlled machine is perfectly designed for the economical production of stamping and forming parts as well as wire parts in all lot sizes. The GRM-NC shows its benefits especially for small and medium lot sizes and if you require a large number of different product versions. Very short, 100% reproducible set-up and changeover…