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Automatic Feed Company (AFCO) has announced its new PRO Series coil processing lines.

The new press feed lines are aimed at Tier automotive suppliers who are processing UHSS, AHSS and aluminum for applications such as inner body panels and stamped parts, which are not surface sensitive or surface critical.  Based on a standard design, each PRO Series line is comprised of a single reel and coil cart, peeler, straightener, threading table and press feed.

The PRO Series systems are available in three sizes—the PRO 40, PRO 60 and PRO 80—and each can process coil stock from 4” up to 40”, 60” or 80”, depending on the model. All three sizes are capable of handling material thicknesses from 0.02” to 0.25” at up to 160 FPM, and can process aluminum with yield strengths of up to 350 MPa and up to 1200 MPa for steel. Each model can handle coil weight up to 60,000# with an outer coil diameter of up to 80”.

The systems incorporate AFCO’s leveler technology and include a straightener calculator to help the operator make necessary straightener setting adjustments for needed coil strip correction, helping to reduce scrap and down time. The uncoiler reel features a servo motor for superior back tension control, which can be an issue in processing advanced steels.

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