Interwire 2013 Production Solutions Demonstrations
Periennially popular with Interwire visitors, production solutions are live, informal demonstrations on practical wire and cable industry topics. Each 30-minute segment includes time for question and answer with the presenter. Access is included with exhibit only and full registration options.
TUESDAY, APRIL 23 | 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Session 1 – Wire Breaks | Facilitator: Horace Pops, Horace Pops Consulting Inc. (Booth 940)
How do you identify possible causes of wire breaks? Is it the process or the material? Learn to distinguish between both issues that can result in wire breaks.
TUESDAY, APRIL 23 | 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Session 2 – Care and Maintenance of Wiredrawing Lubricants | Facilitator: Ralph Noonan, Etna Products, Inc. & Etna-Bechem Lubricants, Ltd. (Booth 235)
This presentation discusses the synergy of the wiredrawing process including fluid management, preventative maintenance, and the importance of technical service and documentation.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Session 3 – Surface Processing | Facilitators: Boockmann GmbH/The Slover Group (Booth 164)
Still a relatively new technology, Helicord® surface treatment technology in recent years has been successfully implemented for industrial use in wire and cable production lines. This demonstration will present an overview of actual applications.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Session 4 – Innovative I.T. Solutions for Wire & Cable | Facilitator: Albert Groothedde, InnoVites B.V. (Booth 2131)
Next-generation Cable ERP software is based on Microsoft Dynamics AX and supports best practices in the wire and cable industry. It leverages the innovative Microsoft technology to create unique business solutions for the industry. Join us to see how our customers achieve their goals using our software solutions.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 | 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Session 5 – Breakthrough Innovation: Diamond Properties in a Hands-on Environment | Facilitator: Joe Memmott, US Synthetic Wire Die (Booth 1562)
Diamond has been used in a variety of industries such as oil and gas, aerospace, auto manufacturing, mining, and many other custom engineering applications. Due to its extreme hardness, wear resistance, and thermal conductivity, it is an ideal choice for harsh conditions and challenging applications.