Innovations by Elektrisola

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1966

First in market with 10-kg-spool for 0.05 mm wire

1969

Starting ultrafine wire production 0.010 - 0.030 in Switzerland

1970

Introduction of environment-friendly catalytic enameling oven system

1972

First rod breaking machine in Germany

1978

Development of biconical spools for fine wires 0.04 - 0.10 mm

1983

Development of an enamelled brass wire with most narrow resistance tolerance for injection valves

1987

Polyurethane enameled wire, class 155 introduced

1987

Ford Q1 certification

1989

Introduction of computer controlled enameling machines with In-line Process Control

1990

Precise Metering of lubrication introduced, to improve windability at high winding speeds and assure low outgasing

1992

Introduction of EAPC (Elektrisola Active Process Control). Based on computer controlled machine sensors monitoring all important process parameters, what assures wire quality on-line

1993

Introduction of permanent in-line laser measurement of OD on single enameling lines in production what assures tight tolerances

1993

Worldwide first Polyurethane enameled wire, class 180 introduced

1994

First ISO 9002 certification

1995

Increasing spool weight for fine wires like 0.063 mm to 27 kg

1996

Studies with University of Vienna for outgasing behaviour for relays leading to introduction of lubrication-free wires (G-types)

1997

First QS 9000 certification

1997

Acquisition of ultrafine wire production from Huber & Suhner and Polydraht, Switzerland

2002

Taped litz wire production started

2003

First TS 16949 certification

2003

Square litz wire introduced

2003

Increasing spool weight for 0.045 mm to 20 kg

2005

Customer demand for high quality heavy wire lead to development and introduction of new heavy wire enameling machines

2006

Introduction of new test certificate levels with in-line SPC data

2006

Development of Fully Insulated Wire (FIW), start of IEC-standardization process

2007

Successful to enamel 5.8 ┬Ám wire

2008

Production of heavier litz wires up to 11 mm

2012

Development of Smartbond litz wire for wireless applications