The Future of Slit-Coil PackagingOctober 1, 2010
Bushman AvonTec, Milwaukee, WI, has developed the Coil-Trac coil-tracking system that tracks slit coils as they pass through each station of a packaging line. Coil-Trac is flexible and can be tailored to meet the specific needs of each customer and packaging-line configuration. Coil data and customer specifications are manually input as coils enter the packaging line. The system can collect a variety of key data such as customer identification, lot numbers, coil weight, required skid type and spacer patterns.
By automating the coil-packaging process, Coil-Trac
Bushman AvonTec designs and manufactures material-handling equipment in three product segments: below-the-hook lifting attachments for cranes, including C-hooks, coil grabs, spreader beams, sheet and plate lifters and lifting tongs; floor-based equipment such as scissor-lift tables, upenders, inverters, die carts and transfer cars; and slit-coil packaging lines for metal-processing facilities.
Bushman AvonTec: 800/338-7810; www.bushmanavontec.com
See also: Bushman Equipment, Inc.
Technologies: Coil and Sheet Handling
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