Automation for Press Feed Operations
Applications and Economics
Providing Solutions and explanations for frequently encountered manufacturing problems, this reference details the design, function and reliability of equipment used in pressroom operations. In addition it focuses on the economic justification of automatic feeding, showing managers and supervisors how to develop efficient, cost-cutting production methods for both short and long run complete line applications. Illustrated with graphs, drawings and photographs
Table of Contents
Introduction, Safety, Economics of Automatic Feeding, Reducing Set-Up Time, Slack Loop, Feed Speed, Feeding Equipment, Straighteners, Roll Feeders- Self Powered, Feeders/Straighteners, Hump-Table Feeding, Payoff Reels, Rewind Reels, Coil Cradles, Complete Automated Coil-Feeding Lines, Sheet Metal and Plate Coil Storage, Upending and Loading.
Edward Walker is a Consulting Engineer at Canyon Lake, California, USA).(Edited by)