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    Understanding Press Feed Technology

    Understanding Press Feed Technology

    With major technology shifts in how stamping presses are fed, stampers are now able to realize increased processing speeds, improved processing flexibility, better quality, reliability and easier setup. The advancements in press feed technology include space-saving line configurations, pilot release, transfer/progressive operations and scratch-free processing, i.e., can gently handle prepainted coil. Even with these advancements,

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      2017
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    Tension Leveling Lines

    Tension Leveling Lines

    Tension leveling is the process of pulling the strip beyond its yield point to permanently change the shape of the strip and make it flat. The material is run through an entry and exit set of bridle rolls, with the corrective leveler located between them. If you have an edge wave, the concept is to

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      11

      2017
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    Coil Coating Equipment

    Coil Coating Equipment

    What is coil coating? At American Steel, we assist businesses in finding the right equipment including coil coating equipment – another piece of the puzzle in the steel industry. Coil coating is the continuous and highly automated industrial process for efficiently coating coils of metal. Because the metal is treated before it is cut and

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      2017
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    The Differences Between Hot Rolling And Cold Rolling Presses

    The Differences Between Hot Rolling And Cold Rolling Presses

    At American Steel, customers often ask us about the differences between hot rolled steel and cold rolled steel. Fundamentally, there are some differences between these two types of metal. The differences aren’t related to the product specification or the grade but in the way these metals are processed at the mill. Knowing the differences between

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