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Door-Production Cell Stars
Seven Die-Handling Units

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Reed City Tool, Inc., Reed City, MI, has supplied a production cell to a door manufacturer featuring seven Serapid RollBeam telescopic linear-actuator push-pull systems, to enable quick die change in and out of the firm’s presses. Five of the systems provide 5 ft. of travel and one offers 6 ft. of travel; each pushes 18,000-lb. dies at 20 ft./min. Reed City Tool manufactures dies, molds, hydraulic presses, automatic die-change systems and other equipment used in the manufacture of residential, garage and entry doors; Learn more about Serapid at


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