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TOPIC: Nail Wire

Nail Wire 2 years 9 months ago #824

Hi all wiremakers,

We make nail wires for a customer who is having issues when making the points, with the fins still on the point. We have tried a higher carbon rod to get the wire more brittle, but this has not worked out. Are there any options for me to look at, to get this corrected. They require a re wire that is in tensile spec but brittle enough for the fins to come off the points when the shears on their machine is making the points.

Jack Prendergast
Wiredrawing and Day Services Manager.
Pacific Wire
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Re: Nail Wire 2 years 9 months ago #825

Frequently the problem is resolved by the design of the customer's tools.

Alternatives from wire drawing are:

1.-Try to reduce the number of passes to higher reductions of area per pass.

2.-If the specified tensile allows you to go to a higher tensile, this can help.

3.-If you can have rods with a higher sulfur content than normal, this can also help.

If possible make a revision on the profile of the tools used by the customer, which again, normally is the cause of the problem.

I hope these comments help.

Eduardo Anaya
Senior Consultant
INDEPA S.C.
Mexico City
Tel(011-52)555-407-7451
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Re: Nail Wire 2 years 9 months ago #826

Hi Eduardo,

I will arrange a meeting with our metalurgical department and maintenance team to have a look at the options that you have provided, again many thanks.

Regards

Jack

Jack Prendergast
Wiredrawing and Day Services Manager.
Pacific Wire
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Re: Nail Wire 2 years 9 months ago #827

Look forward to talking with you and your team

Eduardo Anaya
Tel (52) 555-562-6771
cel (52) 551-090-4556
SKYPE eduardo.anaya

Eduardo Anaya
Senior Consultant
INDEPA S.C.
Mexico City
Tel(011-52)555-407-7451
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Re: Nail Wire 2 years 9 months ago #828

hi,
We are into manufactruing of nails and wire also. While making point of nails the fins cannot be prevented. however while barreling the nails these fins get cleaned.

Umesh Mahajan
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