Tag: Railway

May 11, 2016 / Research & Development

Fixing Ties and Elements for High Temperature Applications (PEEK, E/TFE “Tefzel”, PA46)

Some of the world’s most exciting breakthroughs have been by chance. Take the synthesis of polyethylene, for example, the most commonly used plastic today. But the overwhelming majority of advances in plastics engineering result from application of knowledge, injection moulding experience and design competence. Enter Polyetheretherketone, better known as PEEK, considered the first “designer polymer”; polyamide 4.6 and E/TFE (Tefzel®), all of which HellermannTyton uses in its part production on a daily basis. […] Continue reading


March 10, 2014 / Company, Products

A New Product Every Three Days

“A New Product Every Three Days”, writes the German daily newspaper ‘Die Welt‘ following a visit by one of its reporters to HellermannTyton in Tornesch, Germany – one of twelve production sites around the globe. What might at first sound like a fanciful boast is reality at HellermannTyton. Over 60,000 items make up the company’s vast palette of cable management solutions, and the number is growing continuously.

Producing a new product every three days means a lot of tightly coordinated processes, so let’s take a look at what’s behind this figure to understand how this frequency is possible. […] Continue reading