Heavy-Duty Multi-Blanking Line Headed for Illinois

January 1, 2008

Midwest Steel Blanking Inc., Lombard, IL, has ordered a 72- by 0.135-in. by 40,000-lb.-capacity multi-blanking line from B&K, a division of Formtek Maine, Clinton, ME. Midwest Steel Blanking operates a 25,000-sq.-ft. facility and processes 21 million lb. of steel annually. The new B&K line features an uncoiler with an ultrasonic variable-tension brake system, hands-free thread-up, a corrective leveler, dual-sided threading table, four-roll servo feed and a scrap winder to take care of edge-trim material. Its stacker includes a 10,000-lb. by 72-in. by 168-in.-capacity lift table.
Industry-Related Terms: Blanking, Scrap, Ultrasonic
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See also: Formtek Group, Inc.

Technologies: Coil and Sheet Handling


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