Stuttgart is the home a new office for metalforming-software supplier AutoForm Engineering GmbH. The new office, as well as the firm’s existing Germany locations in Dortmund, Pfaffenhofen and Ravensburg, will be overseen by general manager Michael Rembrink, formerly the general manager of AutoForm USA; www.autoform.com/.
Russel Steel Welcomes 72-in. Stretch Leveler
Friday, June 20, 2014
Braner/Loopco, Schiller Park, IL, has installed a 72-in. wide by ½-in. thick stretch leveler on the cut-to-length line at Russel Metals, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The stretch leveler features a real-time stretch-strain yield-point elongation display, confirming that the strip has been effectively stretched and all springback has been eliminated; www.braner.com/.
New Coe Coil Line to Automotive Stamper
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Hudson Industries, Hudson, IN, a supplier of stamped metal parts to the automotive industry, has installed a Coe Press coil line on an Eagle 400-ton progressive-die press. Maximum coil width: 36 in.; coil weight capacity is 30,000 lb. The line, rated for 55,000-psi yield strength steel 0.020 to 0.187 in. thick, features #3 matte chrome rolls and a power straightener with 30-hp ac variable-speed drive. Its alligator-style peeler de-kinker station enables hands-free threading. The ServoMaster controller provides automatic passline-height adjustment and roll-pressure control. Also included: coil reel with hydraulic traveling coil car, fail-safe drag brake, automatic drag-brake compensation and coil holddown arm with motorized endwheel; www.cpec.com/.
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