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Application
  • Shielding for wire and cable products
  • Reinforced tubes
  • Cords and ropes
  • Medical-Catheters
Configuration
  • Vertical axis operation
  • Capstan take-off system
  • 16 and 24 carrier round braid constructions
  • Integrated drive motor and control
  • Wire carriers designed for high speed operation
  • Integrated Take-up and Pay-off for Reels upto 100 mm Flange dia.
  • Integrated Sound Cabinet
  • Brodken end detector
  • Durable tubular steel frame construction
Technical Features
  • Individual carrier tension control
  • Operating speeds up to:
    • 16 Carrier 150 rpm
    • 24 Carrier 100 rpm
  • Driven take-off
    • Adjustable for different braid angles
  • Inverter motor drive for controlled acceleration and deceleration, continuous main drive with contolled AC motor
  • Adjustable traverse mechanism to accommodate reel variation
  • Automatic central lubrication
  • Lifetime lubrication for all important bearing points
  • Automatic single wire and bundle breakage monitoring
  • Digital readout of head speed, product counter and hours of operation
Options
  • Electronic tension controled take-up for fine material
  • Longtudinal taping attachment
  • Tangential taping attachment
  • Separate drum take-up and pay-off up to 1600 mm Reels
  • Braiding pattern 1:1 ( DF16A )
  • Oil / Air automatic central lubrication ( DF16A ) Central Passage = 22 mm, Braid Diameter max. = 20 mm

Technical Specifications

Models DF12A DF16A DF16B2 DF24A
Number of Carriers  12   16   24 
Bobbin Rotation  30-150 min-1   20-100 min-1 
Jog Speed (w / inverter)  ca. 15 min-1   ca. 10 min-1 
Bobbin Dimensions
(mm)
 ° 72x50/30 
 ° 75x100/50 
 ° 75x100/70 
 ° 80x100/80 
 ° 75x100/50 
 ° 75x100/70 
 ° 80x100/80 

Bobbin Capacity  45/180/260/380 cm│ 

 180/260/ cm│ 
 380 cm│ 
Braid Material
Wire Diameter
Textile
 Cu / St (soft) 
 0.03 - 0.30 mm 
 of any kind 
 Cu/St (soft) 
 0.05-0.30 mm 
 of any kind 
Pull off per Bobbin  Continuous Drive 
 3-90 mm 

 Change gear 
 3.11-31.42 mm 
 5.9-59.53 mm 
 Continuous Drive 
 6-120 mm 

Diameter Capstan  500 mm 
Central Passage  15 mm   40 mm 
Braid Diameter Max  14 mm   25 mm 
Reel Size  630/800/1000 mm   630/800/1000 mm 
Motor Output  2.2 kw   4 kw 
Floor Space  1000x1520 mm   1300x1920 mm 
Machine Weight  1100 kg   1200 kg 
Noise Level  < 80 db(a) 
Carrier Models  DF16-550 
 N4-20 ; N4-21 
 DFF 
 DF16-550 


Wardwell Braiding Co. . 1211 High Street Central Falls, Rhode Island 02863 . Phone: +1.401.724.8800 . sales@wardwell.com
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