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High-Speed Blanking Line Headed to South Africa

High-Speed Blanking Line Headed to South Africa

Tuesday, May 28, 2002
 
Automatic Feed Company, Napoleon, OH, and Komatsu America Industries, Livonia, MI, will supply a high-speed outer-body line, with a 600-ton blanking press, to Trident Steel (Pty) Ltd. in South Africa. Trident is the country’s second-largest steel merchant. The line will be able to edge-trim, wash, precision-level tailor-welded blanks, inspect, and process from 15 to 60 sheets/min. including stacking. It will process large side-body blanks up to 4500-mm long. An Automatic Feed Co. oscillating upper die will attach to the press ram, for precision cuts at high speeds.

 

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