COE Press Equipment Ships First Line to India


Sterling Heights, Mich., - COE Press Equipment announced that it has finished the installation and startup of a new Cut-to-Length (CTL) line for Reliance Fabricator and Engineers, a steel service center located in Faridabad, India. The new CTL line is a heavy-duty system comprised of COE's ServoMaster 24" servo roll feed, 250 Series power straightener, 10,000 # coil reel and a pneumatic production shear. This investment will expand Reliance's state-of-the-art facility and its ability to produce blanks for its steel, automotive, and appliance industry customers.

"We are excited about this opportunity to show that COE can be competitive in the global market," said Jim Ward, COE's General Sales Manager. "We believe this will open up the opportunity for other overseas business."

The line can handle material thickness of up to .090" x 24" wide at 45,000 psi yield strength and tensile strength of up to 70,000 psi. The reel can handle 10,000# coils with widths up to 24" and O.D. up to 60". Maximum linespeed of the CTL is up to 160 FPM and the servo feed provides roll speeds of up to 465 feet/minute with a feed accuracy of + 0.005".

The line also contains a COE high-speed pneumatic shear, which can operate at up to 60 spm. The shear is fully integrated both mechanically and electronically with the servo feed to provide a complete single-source CTL package.

The line offers pneumatic raise and lower of the upper pinch rolls, independent adjustment of the upper straightener rolls, and self-centering hand crank entrance edge guides for easy modification. The system has seven straightener rolls for optimum straightening capability and blank quality as well as a central point lubrication system and a two-axis peeler table for material threading. It also features electrical safety disconnects, emergency stop push buttons and remote jog pendants.

For more information on COE Press Equipment's full product offering, email Jim Ward at jtw@cpec.com or visit COE's website at www.cpec.com.

COE Press Equipment designs and manufactures a complete line of premiere coil handling and servo roll feed equipment from stand-alone roll feeds, straighteners, reels, cradles and air feeds to complete integrated feed line systems including the heaviest and widest coil feeding systems available for the metalstamping industry today. The company supplies and services a wide variety of global markets and 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

To see the system in action, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fb4UjI3DB0

For additional information: Nancy Lesinski, 248 709 3040 / nancylesinski@lesinski-associates.com

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