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Touch Controller manages coil line automation functions.
Press Release Summary:
April 9, 2014 - Equipped with 5.7 in. VGA color touchscreen interface, ServoMaster Touch™ Controller automates setup of coil feeding lines by running all machine devices through controller. Mechanical devices on coil line that are typically hand-adjusted can now be motorized and encoded. Capable of managing up to 10 machine axes through job memory, controller offers production data reporting of feed cycles and material usage, as well as downloading of set-up data or job number selection.
Original Press Release
COE Press Equipment Launches Next Generation ServoMaster Touch(TM)
Press release date: April 1, 2014
Coil Line Automation Functions Managed for Reduced Setup Time
Sterling Heights, MI, – COE Press Equipment has announced its next generation ServoMaster Touch™ Controller that now has the capability to automate the setup of coil feeding lines by running all machine devices through the controller. Mechanical devices on the coil line that are typically hand-adjusted can now be motorized and encoded, helping to reduce setup time, increase uptime and lead to lower cost per part. This can be a significant advantage for stampers that run mixed production.
The next generation ServoMaster Touch Controller has the ability to manage up to 10 different machine axes through job memory, helping to simplify coil line set up by providing single-point set up. Functions that can be motorized, encoded and controlled by the job recipe include:
Feed Passline Height
Feed Edge Guide Width
Feed Roll Pressure Setting
Straightener Roll Depth Settings
Straightener Edge Guide Width
Straightener Pinch Roll Pressure
Coil Centering on Reel
Coil Guide Width
And other mechanical devices…
As with previous generations, the ServoMaster Touch Controller features a user-friendly 5.7” VGA color touchscreen interface with customized operator screens featuring easy entry of machine set-up information. Additional capabilities include production data reporting of feed cycles and material usage, and downloading of set-up data or job number selection. Its multi-axis capabilities include push-pull, zig-zag and tailout configurations
Other features of the new ServoMaster Touch Controller include 500-job memory storage and password protected job editing and parameters to secure stored recipes. The new ServoMaster Touch Controller with automation capability is an available option with any new COE servo feed equipment. For more information on COE Press Equipment’s new ServoMaster Touch controller, email COE at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit COE’s website at www.cpec.com.
COE Press Equipment is a leading provider of coil processing technology, providing comprehensive solutions for complete integrated lines as well as stand-alone roll feeds, straighteners, and reels. It offers the heaviest and widest coil feeding systems available for the global metalstamping industry today. COE services a wide variety of industries including automotive, appliance, lighting, metal processing, housewares, lawn and garden, contract stampers, tool and die builders, and many others. To learn more, visit www.cpec.com.