The Gimax “TRS” range of non-slip wet drawing units with its independently driven vertical capstans combine most of the benefits of a dry drawing line with a wet one.

The result is an example of the most advanced technology available in wire drawing.

The “TRS” range is ideal for ferrous and non-ferrous wires. Its reduced footprint, easily accessible parts and components, not only offer cost savings in terms of floorspace and labour (operation and maintenance), but are an important aid in decreasing downtime and consequently increasing productivity.

High productivity and a better final wire quality coupled with features such as perfect alignment of wire between die and capstan as well as low energy consumption due to a “state of the art” electronic control of motor and line operation go to ensure one of the most advanced drawing solutions available on the market.

Reduced die and capstan wear
Mechanical line speed reaches 33 metres/second
Fixed or rotating dies
Rotating die speed varies in proportion to line speed
Each block can be bypassed
Synchronization by means of dancer arm
Input wire diameter starts at 2,00mm (steel wire)

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Types of wire Ferrous and non-ferrous
Maximum inlet diameters Up to 2,5 mm (0,098″) for ferrous alloys
and 3,00 mm (0,12″) for aluminum alloys
Minimum outlet diameter 0,8 mm (o,33″) depending on process and line set-up
Capstan Independently driven 300 mm tungsten carbide or ceramic coated
Motor power 11 kW per capstan
N° of blocks Up to 13 blocks
Maximum reduction From 10% to 30% depending on available torque
and die schedule and material
Maximum line speed 33 m/s (6500 fpm)

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