Wickert Welcomes New Managing DirectorJanuary 2023
Stephanie Wickert is the fourth generation to join the Management Board. Having served as managing director for 46 years, Hans-Joachim Wickert joins the company’s Advisory Board ✅ Wickert Maschinenbau has begun passing the family business on to the next generation. ✅ With Stephanie Wickert, the fourth generation of the family is assuming responsibility of the…
Vacuum insulation panels (VIP)August 2022
Special powder presses for the production of highly insulating vacuum insulation panels (VIP) made of compressed fumed silica. The family-owned company developed the first systems, which are always manufactured as customer-specific special machines, back in 2010.
Clean is not pure: how plastic for medicine is processed in the clean roomAugust 2022
PC chips are manufactured in cleanrooms – just like many plastic products for medical applications. The cleanroom press manufacturer WICKERT answers the questions: ✅What is a clean room? ✅ How does a cleanroom work? ✅ What cleanroom classes are there? ✅Which industries work in cleanrooms or ultra-cleanrooms?
Lightweight and strong: ballistic panels protect cars, ships, airplanesAugust 2022
Ballistic plates? They protect warships and container ships, military vehicles, tanks, luxury limousines and helicopters against bullets, explosive, fragmentation and concussion projectiles. They should be lightweight and at the same time provide reliable protection. They are manufactured on special WICKERT presses.
WICKERT featured in Composites World Magazine 9/24/2021September 2021
CosiMo: Smart thermoplastic RTM process demonstrated for battery box cover challenge simulator Project uses network of DEA, temperature/pressure and ultrasonic sensors plus digital simulation and AI modeling to monitor and optimize injection of caprolactam into complex glass fiber preform and in-situ polymerization of PA6. written by: Ginger Gardiner, Senior Editor link to article: https://www.compositesworld.com/news/cosimo-smart-thermoplastic-rtm-process-demonstrated-for-battery-box-cover-challenge-simulator…
WICKERT feature in Plastics Machinery & Manufacturing MagazineSeptember 2021
Wickert compression press makes possible specialized aerospace applications Sept. 10, 2021 The WKP 6000 S is designed for challenging materials that require high temperatures, fast closing speeds. By Karen Hanna link to original article: https://www.plasticsmachinerymanufacturing.com/thermoforming/article/21235515/wickert-compression-press-makes-possible-specialized-aerospace-applications Most laboratory presses are small, but for one German materials company, a mini machine simply wouldn’t cut it. Neue Materialien Bayreuth (NMB) GmbH in…
“The Vaccine Saved Us”August 2021
From: The Frankfurt General Newspaper A small mechanical engineering company in Germany’s Palatinate region played a huge role in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. This shows just how far a technical tinkerer can go. By Uwe Marx Hans-Joachim Wickert is not considered someone who lays it on thick. The young-at-heart man from the Palatinate,…
WICKERT designs new “laboratory and research” press for high-performance lightweight componentsJuly 2021
New Materials Bayreuth, GmbH (NMB) has commissioned a new 600 ton press equipped with various temperature control technologies for lightweight components in its pilot plant. This new press is used for processing polymer fiber composites, metallic and foamed materials. WICKERT WKP 6000 S variothermic press for high-performance lightweight components In combination with a press manufactured…
WICKERT pivots to all-around composites manufacturing providerJune 2021
June 8, 2021. Wickert Maschinenbau, the parent company of WICKERT hydraulic presses North America is changing from a manufacturer of customized presses to an all-round provider for composite manufacturing. The family-run company is thus reacting to the increasing demand for supplementary services revolving around the planning and development of press systems. These services range from…
Composites: Wickert transforms itself from press manufacturer to full-range supplierJune 2021
Composite processing is changing and Wickert Maschinenbau is transforming itself from a press manufacturer to a full-service provider for composite production. This provides users with press systems for highly productive composite processing from a single source