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Synonymous With Braiding: Wardwell

The original high-speed braiding machine introduced by Wardwell to interlock textile yarns and wire filaments has morphed into an efficient and productive unit used to shield data, control and coaxial cables, reinforce pressure hoses and electrical harnesses.

For 106 years, the name Wardwell has been synonymous with braiding. Wardwell has been manufacturing braiding machines for the world at the same location since its founding in 1911 by Simon Wardwell. Quality, reliability and expert technical support have always been hallmarks of Wardwell’s name and products.

The original high-speed braiding machine introduced by Wardwell to interlock textile yarns and wire filaments has morphed into an efficient and productive unit used to shield data, control and coaxial cables, reinforce pressure hoses and electrical harnesses.

Current machine configurations must meet multiple safety and performance standards and include an array of standard and optional features – safety interlocking switches, core run-out sensor, empty bobbin detector, single end broken detector, central lubrication system, longitudinal and spiral taping units, programmable digital counters and many others.

The materials used in our braiding machines include round and flat, bare and plated copper, aluminum, alloys, stainless steel, man-made fibers and Teflon coated yarns among others. Wardwell has built and sold more braiding machines over the life of the company than any other and we can build one for your application.

Wardwell offers Maypole style machines in sizes of 3 -144 carriers and Rotary (deflector) style in 16 and 24 carriers. Standard design features include high speed operation, frequency motor drives, and a number of stand sizes for all types and size of reels. Whatever your need in braiding, Wardwell possesses the know-how and the product to meet your needs. The line of semi-automatic winders (model 905) and payoffs are the perfect complement to your braiding operation.