News 2018



June 2019

Multifunctional gripper for handling in hardening systems

New: One gripper for three tasksmore»

Category: News 2019

January 2019

Wickert builds 2 new production halls

On February 19th, 2019 the groundbreaking for the new building project of Wickert Maschinenbau GmbH will take place.The expansion will be done to ensure a long perspective for all employees through growth based on the increasing...more»

Category: News 2019

September 2018

Wickert Maschinenbau designed a new WKP 3000 S

Platen size 1000mm x 1000mmPiston stroke 1000mmDaylight 1000mmPressing force 3500kNActive planparallism up to 0,25mm/mIntegrated mold heatingSliding table  <iframe width="560" height="315"...more»

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August 2018

Wickert - Research equipment for Japanese fiber manufacturer

A broad research and development field is opening under the keywords "New materials" and "Lightweight technology". With the objective of developing new materials, a Japanese fiber manufacturer commissioned...more»

Category: News 2018

June 2018

VDMA expert meeting for controlling on June 05th, 2018

On June 05th, 2018 Wickert Maschinenbau GmbH hosted the VDMA event ,,exchange of experience in controlling’’. During this Wickert offert inside details on the manufacturing of hydraulic presses and press equipment in regards to...more»

Category: News 2018

June 2018

From press manufacturer to system manufacturer - Press design and manufacturing in large format becomes standard

Interest in production units for large-format molded parts began to tick up at the end of the 1990s and intensified towards the turn of the millennium. Press forces of 100,000 kN and more have long since been achieved. Today,...more»

Category: News 2018

February 2018

WKP 1 700 S - Manufacturing of 3-D molded parts from organo sheets

In order to manufacture demanding and sophisticated 3-D composite elements for use in aircraft construction, WICKERT designed a press that guarantees high economic efficiency. The WKP 1700 S not only reduces production waste,...more»

Category: News 2018

January 2018

New sales and service cooperation for Russia

WICKERT signed an exclusive distributor contract together with the company Energo Avangard LTD. Long term cooperation since years as well as the trust on a good partnership had been the foundation for this. The company Energo...more»

Category: News 2018

January 2018

New WPA 100 S powder press for PFTE sleeves with thin wall thickness

Wickert Maschinenbau GmbH builds a new powder press for PFTE sleeves with thin wall thickness with a pressing force from 100kN. The powder press is equipped with additional axis for the center rod to realize withdrawal...more»

Category: News 2018

November 2017

Rubber Expo 2017 for WICKERT even more important

The rubber industry within North America is getting more and more important for Wickert. A wider and more active customer base is interacting together with Wickert on potential projects or new process ideas in regards of...more»

Category: News 2017

September 2017

Energy efficiency significantly improved inside the Wickert production environment

Not only the presses are getting more user friendly and more energy efficient at Wickert. Also the production environment is improving in the same way. For this reason Wickert released an energy efficiency investment project...more»

Category: News 2017

August 2017

Automated production processes for molded rubber parts

Injection Transfer Molding in the age of Industry 4.0 Injection Transfer Molding (ITM) has tangible advantages. Assuming the parts are suitable, the ITM press molding system offers a particularly economic return on investment...more»

Category: News 2017

June 2017

Seminar "Fixture and Hardening Presses in Operational Practice" on 11 and 12 May 2017

This year the WICKERT "Fixture and Hardening Presses in Operational Practice" seminar was again presented for a second time at the beginning of May, due to the large interest from the first event, that took place in...more»

Category: News 2017

April 2017

Wickert Composite Press for TU Chemnitz: from 0 to 25.000 kN in one second

Production of structural lightweight components made of thermoplastic composite materials and hybrid plastic-metal materials for electromobilityLandau/Pfalz, February 13, 2017. A Wickert composite press, with a press force of...more»

Category: News 2017

April 2017

Promising JEC show in Paris

Wickert Hydraulic Presses looks back on a successful show in Paris. The JEC World exhibition is one of the major exhibitions worldwide for lightweight materials. Good new contacts as well as interesting projects had been...more»

Category: News 2017

February 2017

Wickert Hydraulic Presses is assisting customers to move Out of Autoclave (OoA)

WICKERT HYDRAULIC PRESSES (Landau, Germany) - A global manufacturer of custom Hydraulic presses and Systems for the molding industry, has developed a line of precision High-Temperature Vacuum Heating (HTVH) Presses....more»

Category: News 2017

January 2017

All process steps networked to save time

Forming and hardening in a single manufacturing chainmore»

Category: News 2017

December 2016

2500 tons in ≤ 1 sec for research and developments of new materials and processes

Wickert was able to install a WKP 25 000 S press with a maximum pressure build up to 2500 tons in ≤ 1 sec at the Technology University in Chemnitz. The press with a platen size of 1 500 x 2 000 mm includes an active plan...more»

Category: News 2016

November 2016

K 2016 a great success!

8 days of interesting discussion and good meetings are over. The K 2016 show in Düsseldorf was a full success for Wickert. The main topics we transferred on the show, “Industrie 4.0” as well as “Wickert Turnkey press system”...more»

Category: News 2016

October 2016

Innovation award 2016 goes to Wickert

For the development of a most innovative tool concept for press hardening which enables a metal tight hardening chamber Wickert was honoured by the Ministry of Economics (RLP), with the innovation award of 2016. Urkunde The new...more»

Category: News 2016

June 2016

Development press for lightweight technology delivered to Japan

Wickert Hydraulic Presses was able to successfully deliver the WKP 4700 S Composite press to the development center of Kurimoto LTD. in Japan. Kurimoto just recently held the opening ceremony at their facility in Japan. The...more»

Category: News 2016

May 2016

Installation and commissioning of the Wickert WKP 100000 S

The time lap video sequence on the installation and commissioning of the Wickert WKP 100000 S with a total heating platen size of 3.500 x 3.500 mm and a total pressing force of 100.000 kN makes it clear, that it is absolutely...more»

Category: News 2016

May 2016

Large scale Composite Press left the factory in Landau

Successfully we run of a Composite Press with a platen dimension of 3.500 x 3.500 mm. Based on the specific accuracy of the press including the necessary options, Wickert decides to design this press with a single piece welding...more»

Category: News 2016

March 2016

New Investments to increase capacity of Wickert mechanical machine shop at the end of 2015

Wickert had been able to successfully install new investments in terms of capital equipment in the internal mechanical machine shop. An over all investment of Euro 1,5 mio had been done for a deep trilling milling center...more»

Category: News 2016

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