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QDC System Set for Rheem Facility in Mexico

QDC System Set for Rheem Facility in Mexico

Friday, December 14, 2001
 
Rheem Manufacturing has chosen Lightning Time Savers, Inc., Nicholasville, KY, to provide a turnkey quick-die-change (QDC) system for seven presses at a new Rheem facility in Mexicalli, Mexico. Lightning will provide QDC engineering services and hardware including Optima hydraulic clamps and lifters, Half-Turn mechanical die clamps and Wardcraft Tee-Lift airbag die lifters, two two-tier mobile die carts, one two-station rail cart and several die storage and pre-stage racks. Anticipated startup date is mid-April 2002.

 

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