About

EXTRUSION TECHNOLOGY

BWE

BWE Ltd (formerly Babcock Wire Equipment) was established in 1969 and has four principal product ranges:

  • Conform™ – extrusion machinery for aluminium, copper and other non-ferrous metals.
  • Conklad™ – machinery for cladding or sheathing wires and cables with aluminium.
  • SheathEx™ – machinery for sheathing high voltage power cables with aluminium.
  • Coldweld™ – machines for joining non-ferrous metals without heat, fillers or fluxes.

About

BWE Ltd is a British engineering company specialising in continuous extrusion machines for many different applications and cold pressure welding machines for the cable and wire industry.

The Company has manufactured Cold Pressure Welding Machines at its Ashford factory since 1969. BWE Ltd and its American associated company, Koldweld LLC, are the world’s longest established manufacturers of this equipment and have supplied more than 25,000 machines to the Wire & Cable Industry.

In 1976 the Company was awarded the first licence to develop, manufacture and supply Conform™ Continuous Extrusion Machines by the inventors, the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. BWE has continued to invest in developing the process and has pioneered many new applications including thin-walled aluminium round and multi-port tube, aluminium clad steel wire and sheathing fibre-optic, CATV and power cables with aluminium.

BWE has a strong management team committed to providing a comprehensive service to customers from application development through pilot production, training, installation, commissioning and after-sales service.

BWE Shanghai Ltd is a subsidiary Company formed to support the customers of BWE in China and to manufacture and supply continuous extrusion technology and cold welding equipment to the Chinese market. BWE Shanghai may be contacted through www.bwe.com.cn

BWE Ltd owns the registered names Conform, Conklad and SheathEx together with a number of critically important patents associated with the processes and their development.

Over the years it has been the policy of BWE Ltd to invest in the business. The range of applications and patents demonstrates its success in development of the technology.

Products: Conform™Conklad™SheathEx™Coldweld™

Conform™

The use of a single revolving wheel as the driving force in an extrusion process enables the manufacture of products of unlimited length…

Conklad™

In the 1980’s BWE pioneered the development of cladding and sheathing using the Conform continuous extrusion method…

SheathEx™

The most recent innovation in continuous extrusion is BWE’s new, patented, SheathEx process…

Coldweld™

Cold welding is a method for joining non-ferrous metals and their alloys without using heat, fillers or fluxes…

Grow Faster

Over the years it has been the policy of BWE Ltd to invest in the business. The range of applications and patents demonstrates its success in development of the technology.

Worldwide Availability

We continue to develop extrusion and welding solutions for the world. We set the standard in terms of innovation, efficiency, reliability and sustainability.

After Sale Support

BWE has a strong management team committed to providing a comprehensive service to customers from application development through pilot production, training, installation, commissioning and after-sales service.

TECHNOLOGY FROM TOMORROW

We work in partnership with all the major technology suppliers

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Have questions?

If you have a question about our extrusion technology or welding equipment, please contact us with your product requirements and our technical team will get back to you as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your enquiry.

Contact Info

    ConformConkladSheathExColdweld

      ADDRESS

      BWE Ltd
      Beaver Industrial Estate
      Ashford
      Kent
      England
      TN23 7SH

      PHONE

      +44 (0) 1233 627 736

      EMAIL

      mail@bwe.co.uk