HELICORD® in Welding Wire Industry

  • Two step abrasive treatment for removal of solid drawing lubricants (e.g. from mild steel wires)
  • Two step abrasive treatment for preparation of wires for copper-plating
  • Abrasive preparation of wires for lubricating
  • Removal of excess drawing oil from aluminium wire and stainless steel wire
  • Removal of drawing lubricants and simultaneous application of lubricants with corrosion inhibitors on flux-cored mild steel welding wire
  • Application of oil as feed-aid on solid wire
  • Application of PTFE dispersion as feed-aid on Al-wire and flux-cored stainless steel wire
  • Application of feed-aid dispersions containing e.g. graphite or molybdenum disulfide (and similar)

Feedability Testing Curves

(flux-cored stainless steel welding wire with a diameter of 1.2 mm)

wire before treatment

Wire before treatment

wire after treatment

Wire after application of PTFE dispersion