The LaserCoil system is being installed in their Michigan facility that processes automotive blanks.
This line from Red Bud Industries will give them the capability to produce blanks to +.005 in tolerance width and length.
The company will expand its Red Bud facility instead of opening a flat rolled toll processing center adjacent to the Big River Steel mill.
A look at some of the coil handling systems, cut-to-length lines, slitting lines, hydroforming, stamping presses and other press room equipment exhibited on the show floor at McCormick Place in Chicago on November 18-21.
CHS Automation/Pneumatic Feed Service displays an assortment of coil handling lines for metal stampers, including advanced servo feed rolls, straighteners, coil reels, cradles, air feeds and other equipment.
The new laser blanking line from Schuler Incorporated combines cutting-edge laser methods with continuous coil feeding for maximum performance and flexibility, utilizing DynamicFlow Technology that is energy efficient and can process a variety of materials such as high-strength steels, with repeat accuracy and edge quality. The new line cuts blanks from a continuously fed aluminum coil. Using three laser heads in parallel, this blanking line can cut blanks with a thickness of 0.8 mm to 3 mm and a width of up to 2,150 mm.