WICKERT featured in Composites World Magazine 9/24/2021

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 Magazine

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”

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 components

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 provider

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…

Fiberglass industrial fan manufacturer builds on tradition

Hudson Products (Hudson, Beasley, Texas, U.S.) is a leading manufacturer of air-cooled heat exchangers and axial flow fans. The company’s fiberglass Tuf-Lite axial flow fans have been in production for more than sixty years and are a preferred fan for industrial applications. More than 250,000 Tuf-Lite fans are currently in use worldwide.   The Tuf-Lite…

Multifunctional gripper for handling in hardening plants

One gripper many advantages: reductions in makeready time, pallet exchange without interruption, product recognition creates process reliability. The multifunctional gripper can gripp parts, lift up layers with vaccum cups, check quality of parts with its vision system and has a slim design