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Orthocyclic coils are characterised by a high copper fill factor (often approx. 70%), so that a comparatively high magnetic field is realised in the smallest possible space.
KUK Wijdeven is expert at winding coils orthocyclically
With this technology, KUK Wijdeven can make a coil with the ‘densest possible stacking’ of windings. A transverse section of an orthocyclic coil would have a honeycomb shape.
An orthocyclically wound coil is wound with thermotank thermal bonding wire, where it is glued, as it were, into a compact whole after heating. To increase the fill factor even more, KUK Wijdeven can also wind with thin copper and aluminium foil of 50 µm.
In terms of the form factor, coils can be round, oval, square, rectangular or even ‘saddle-shaped’ (curved).
The overmoulding of coils (IP68) under vacuum with epoxy is also one of KUK Wijdeven’s competencies.