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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.

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.

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.

Technical braids in aerospace engineering

Technical braids in aerospace engineering

Space stations, spacecrafts and conventional aerocrafts require technical braids.

Technical braids in electrical engineering

Technical braids in electrical engineering

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

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.


The Wedo wick-configurator

To ensure the best possible burning results, the wick must be well adapted to the candle system in question. Our wick-configurator allows you to easily define key candle parameters – it then automatically lists a number of suitable wicks for testing.

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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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All about wicks

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

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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Westdeutsche Dochtfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
Ravensstr. 46, 41334 Nettetal
Mailbox 25 46, 41312 Nettetal

Tel.: +49 2157 1206 - 0
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