COE Press Equipment has announced the installation of its “Fineblanking Edition” HD straightener, coil reel with HD hold-down arm, and “alligator” style peeler threader at UTIL Canada, the leading backing plate manufacturer in North America. COE’s Fineblanking Edition straighteners provide the necessary roll force delivery and rigidity required to achieve the flatness and tolerance required for producing near net shape blanked parts.
In addition to the COE 5-in. x 24-in. Fineblanking Edition power straightener, the equipment includes a COE 24-in. x 18-in. threading table offering hands-free threading capability, and a 15,000-lb. x 24-in. coil reel with multiple hydraulic hold downs with motorized endwheels for effective coil containment.
The equipment is capable of processing high strength steels up to 90,000 PSI yield at thicknesses from 0.118-in. to .475-in depending upon the width of the material. It can achieve a payoff rate up to 80 FPM.
COE also provided installation, startup and training assistance to UTIL.
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.