WireCo WorldGroup Taking Care of Business Promo Video

For the oil and gas industry, finding and accessing new sources of energy depends on global availability of extraordinarily tough products that let you explore and extract resources buried deep beneath the earth’s surface.

WireCo WorldGroup supplies hard-working oil and gas products:

* Drill lines — cost-effective and maximum service life wire rope

* Offshore — steel wire rope for mooring, anchoring, towing, lifting, riser tensioners

* Below platform/deep water mooring — engineered, polyester ropes and high modulus polyethylene ropes

* Geophysical — non-metallic Aramid fiber ropes manufactured in a stranded construction with a durable extruded thermoplastic jacket      

* Electromechanical cable — mono-conductor and multi-conductor wirelines manufactured with multi-stage preforming and continuous hot pre-tensioning

* Mouldings —  engineered products for sub-sea risers and flow lines

At WireCo WorldGroup, we’re known for our global availability, product quality that exceeds industry standards, innovation and engineered solutions, and superior technical expertise. 

Peristaltic Hose Pump - Dura 55

The New Dura 55 peristaltic hose pump is the latest addition to the Dura family, offering second-generation hose pump technology. Offering the market 20% more performance, high flow rates, lower maintenance. Reducing your overall life cycle costs.

Beep Mat Surveys


Gravity Surveying

Although the traditional prospector and drilling activities are the first images that may first come to mind when the subject of mineral exploration comes up, the greatest growth in recent years has been in non-contact (or at least non-drilling) geophysical techniques. Some of these may be possible from airborne and seaborne carriers, and even from space, offering several important advantages over more traditional methods.

For more, Click HERE.

Video 1: Video of the Beep Mat miniaturised electromagnetic survey instrument to detect conductive and magnetics materials under up to three metres of overburden, by GDD Instrumentation of Canada

Video 2:  Animation of gravity surveying, by Australia’s Queensland Resources Council

Thiess Mining Case Study


Improved Mining Maintenance with IBM Maximo

Project complexity and narrow margins are just two scenarios that drive management within a standard framework monitored by management computer software. For more, click HERE.

Video: 1: Thiess uses the Adaptive Discovery cloud visual analytics software solution to give hundreds of remote mine workers instant access to key visual analytics

Video 2: IBM mine maintenance



It is widely recognised in all well-run mines that for working equipment to breakdown is not only bad for sustained production but it is bad for safety too. Hence the concept of planned preventative maintenance came about. However, the act of maintenance has many of its own hazards that maintenance practitioners and their assistants should be aware of. For more, click HERE.

Getting Started with Minitab 17

Minitab 17 is the leading statistical software used for quality improvement and statistics education worldwide. For more information, click HERE. This video shows how to get started.

WDS supports the Bloodhound Project

Ever since it was first set in 1898, the Land Speed Record has been one of the most exalted and respected of human endeavours. During the years, as the technology has changed and become more advanced, the speeds have increased to become more comparable with fighter jets than anything found on the ground. 

The Bloodhound Project is the latest team to set its sights on the record with a stated aim of +1,000mph. WDS is one of the companies that is sponsoring the record attempt and helping to make the impossible possible. For more, click HERE.


The illegal trade of counterfeit generators is endangering the reputation and financial success of generating set manufacturers.

Counterfeiting is a wide-ranging crime which typically includes the practice of manufacturing goods, often of inferior quality, and selling them under a brand name without the owner's authorisation.

Companies invest significant amounts of time, money and effort developing their products to ensure they perform well, meet strict safety regulations and are made of quality materials. This is all absent in illegal, counterfeit and imitation products. To find out more click HERE

Photo Chemical Etching of Metal - Process Overview

Micrometal is the specialist for mass production of photo etched metal parts in tight tolerances. Through photochemical machining very fine features can be fabricated on our continuous etching line. It enables production of endless strips of metal parts on reels, which are fit for further processing (eg, in the automobile industry). This so called Reel-to-Reel process is mastered by only a few etching companies worldwide.

Function of Air operated Pinch Valves

The new VMC series of AKO is based on a multi-functional modular system which enables flexible exchange of the two types of body available (aluminium and stainless steel) and a wide range of different collar caps/flange types.

The different connection options are: flange connection; internal thread connection; tri-clamp connection; weld-on ends; threaded spigot (RJT connection).

Supplying compressed air/fluid (minimum pressure difference 2bar) into the casing of the air-operated Pinch Valve compresses the sleeve, which is specially manufactured with high rebound elasticity. The body's design guarantees that the sleeve can close freely to form a lip shape. This ensures that the product flow is completely sealed off tight and that the sleeve is guaranteed the longest service life at the same time. This closes the air-operated Pinch Valve and completely seals off the flow of the product.
The maximum operating pressure is dependent on the nominal diameter and is around 2-6 bar.

As soon as the supply of compressed air/fluid is interrupted and the air operated Pinch Valve casing is vented or drained, the specially manufactured sleeve is opened by its rebound elasticity/resilience, enabling the pressure in the medium to flow through the full passage of the air-operated Pinch Valves.

For more information, click HERE