Wire green cleaning for plating and a decorative glossy finish

PUBLISHED: 12 Apr 18

Wire cleaned for decorative finish by PWC system
Wire cleaned for decorative finish by PWC system

The PWC system simultaneously performs drawn wire cleaning and polishing, in-line with the wire drawing machine in a totally green application.

Exceptional cleanliness obtained in glossy finish and plating quality permits wire direct brass coating, copper coating, galvanising, plating, Al and Cu cladding and wire cleaning prior to heat treatment including patenting, annealing, painting, plastic coating, etc.

For a clean mirror reflective wire finish, for decorative applications, the system can be used with a conventional emulsion diluted with water at 3-5 per cent concentration.

The PWC incorporates new technology that enables normal plant cold water to be converted into a unique cleaning medium generating pressure wetting/contaminants extreme pressure extrusion/hydrodynamic cavitations displacement and contaminants flush out.

The PWC system effectively loosens and removes lubricant residue from base material and is particularly recommended for cleaning applications with wires drawn upon severe conditions resulting in increased heat and burnt lubricant tightly bound to the wire surface, and embedded in micro-cavities which are further smoothly polished under high pressure generated by the unit, enabling the wire to leave the unit very clean of white-metal appearance with reflective finish and totally dry.

The PWC system provides the ultimate combination of simplicity and effectiveness: acid-free, caustic-free, without ultrasonic, without chemicals, hermetically sealed zero-emission system, no fumes and no foam.

Economical and environmentally friendly, the system provides significant process savings in production of clean wire. The PWC unit is compact and can be easily installed on the finishing (last block) of a wire dry drawing machine.

Decalub, France
Tel: + 33 1 64 26 20 66
Email: info@decalub.com
Web: www.decalub.com

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