"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 lines peed 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.