Custom-tailored braids for your industry

We have been at home in the technical-braid segment since 1954, and when it comes to braided candle wicks, we are a global market leader. Our braiding expertise transcends industries: Wedo technical braids are present in different sectors and applications. For many years, we have been producing braids for the electrical-engineering sector, where they are used as coils for large engines and generators.

Do you need technical braids for a specific purpose? We are looking forward to your inquiry. Thanks to the high innovative energy of our R&D team with its qualified textile professionals (engineers and technicians), we develop specific solutions for your individual sector – our technical braids will meet your concrete requirements.

Technical braids in medical technology

Technical braids in medical technology

Many treatment methods in modern medicine would be impossible without technical braids.

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Technical braids in the automotive industry

Technical braids in the automotive industry

The production of vehicles requires various technical braids that fulfil very different tasks.

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Technical braids in textile engineering

Technical braids in textile engineering

Technical braids from the field of textile engineering are virtually omnipresent in our everyday lives.

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Technical braids in aerospace engineering

Technical braids in aerospace engineering

Space stations, spacecrafts and conventional aerocrafts require technical braids.

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Technical braids in electrical engineering

Technical braids in electrical engineering

Technical braids play an important role in the production of electric engines.

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Technical braids in mechanical engineering

Technical braids in mechanical engineering

Technical braids with certain protective functions are indispensable in mechanical engineering; they play an important role.

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Novelty: the Wedo-wick configurator

To guarantee the best possible fuel results, the wick must be tuned to the desired candle system. With our wick configurator you define you the candle and us a choice in suitable wicks.

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More interesting topics

All about wicks

All about wicks

Let us forget our age of high technology for a second and have a purely scientific look at the mechanics of a candle flame. When we light the wick of a candle, the heat of the flame melts the wax.

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Wick positions

Wick positions

Ideal wick position: The wick protrudes from the candle in a straight line and bends towards the flame boundary, entering the “glow zone”, where it burns fully at the highest temperature under the influence of oxygen.

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Temperature distribution

Temperature distribution

The flame of a candle is separated into different glowing and temperature areas, which are easily visible to the naked eye: (1) Candle (2) Wick (3) Blue zone: Usually outside of the luminous zone Hottest zone due to oxygen contact

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