PRESS RELEASE: Rope Strand Compaction gives Bar Products & Services a first Quarter Boost.

Bar Products & Services Ltd have supplied 3 Wire Strand Compaction Units into Turkey and Austria during the first few weeks of 2018, with 3 further units in production for delivery during April.

A fantastic start to the year for Bar Products & Services, with enquiries from the USA, Europe and China looking likely to result in firm orders as the benefits of the Strand Compaction Units gains a higher profile around the world.

The Strand Compaction Units are designed for ease of installation and operation.  Offering short set up times, quick-change rollers (typically done in a matter of a few minutes), and the means for achieving rapid repair of any stranding problems and resume compacting with the minimum of down-time.

High quality, precision ground rollers providing long life and unique roller groove profiles are provided with the units.  Bar Products & Services offer rollers to suit any stranding requirements after the installation of the unit, with rollers being supplied for the Compaction Units worldwide.


The Strand Compaction Units are available for 2mm to 40mm strand diameters.  It is possible to apply compaction to a full range of strand constructions with compaction levels from 5% to 25% depending upon the construction and tensile grade of the wires.

Many companies have now placed second and third orders for the units, having seen the advantages of the compaction system in their production facilities.

Come and see the Strand Compaction Units at Wire 2018, Düsseldorf, Hall 11 – Stand F05.  We look forward to discussing your requirements for Compaction, as well as Drawing Dies, Rope Gauges, Stranding Dies, Preform Heads and any other tooling and wear-parts for the production of wire and wire rope.