2015-02-25 –

SYNtherm® aramid paper now railway approved

  The use of electric motors, generators and transformers in rail engineering is most demanding for all the components with respect to capacity and reliability. The components are partly exposed to adverse environmental conditions, require extremely high availability and they are, as is often the case winding industry applications, absolutely security relevant. A rising number of customers now uses the SYNFLEX SYNtherm® A510 aramid paper for their demanding rail applications which have gained importance over the past few years. UL approval and many other tests are performed in the SYNFLEX own test laboratory SYNlab®, [...]


2014-08-04 –

Copper today

Copper is scarce.... With only approx. 170,000 tons left in the LME warehouses and virtually no free available units in Europe, this explains the enormous rise in the physical delivery premiums during recent months. In addition to this, there is backwardation of $ 100 / ton on top of this in the meantime. We have rarely seen the copper market as tight as it has been in recent months. Cathodes have been difficult to source in larger quantities in Europe. The supply of scrap has also been far below normal and the LME stocks continued to fall further in spite of backwardation. The prices on the LME have now recovered by 10% from a low in [...]


2014-07-10 –

CWIEME Berlin 2014 – A Successful Trade Fair Appearance

Key issues SYNtherm®, UL and co Companies from the winding industry from all over the world met again at the CWIEME Berlin from 24 to 26 June 2014. The SYNFLEX group, together with its affiliate company Schwering & Hasse Elektrodraht, represented and presented the SYNFLEX group's wide product and service portfolio. The SYNtherm® product line was one of the key issues of the trade fair appearance. At our booth, visitors were able to experience first-class quality and innovative flexible insulating materials for all the thermal, electrical and mechanical demands of the industrial sector. SYNtherm® aramid paper and aramid [...]


2014-07-01 –

UL Repackaging - Continuity in material handling

Synflex has been working successfully with UL for many years and, along with numerous UL-listed products, also has own UL-certified electro-insulation systems (EIS) in its programme, which can be adapted by customers.Furthermore, Synflex is also participating in the UL repackaging programme, meeting all the requirements and guidelines specified by UL.The repackaging programme applies to products which are UL-certified and are not repackaged into smaller units, individually packaged or otherwise customised for sale by the manufacturer.At SYNFLEX, this programme is mainly applicable for flexible insulation material. It must be observed [...]


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