Strongsville, Ohio, USA, May 1, 2019 – Rafter Equipment Corporation has shipped four (4) RT-1500 laser weld squeeze boxes to a major North American automotive parts supplier. The boxes incorporate a 14-roll design that securely holds the HSLA profile shape for optimum laser welding. The boxes are to be installed on a pair of Rafter RF-1500S-28 rollforming mills supplied to the same customer some years ago.
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Strongsville, Ohio, USA, August 1, 2014 – Rafter Equipment Corporation has shipped a special 4-roll weld squeeze box to a North American producer of laser-welded aluminum tubing. The box is part of an upgrade to the customer's existing tube mill. It is sized for 0.500" to 0.750" (12.7 to 19.1 mm) OD aluminum tubing with wall thicknesses from 0.016" to 0.028" (0.4 to 0.7 mm). The design includes roll position feedback, a height adjustment for proper strip edge registration, water cooled bearing blocks, and an integrated seam guide roll.
Strongsville, Ohio, USA, February 03, 2014 – Rafter Equipment Corporation has shipped another RF-1500S-24/28 roll forming machine to a major North American automotive parts supplier for the production of laser-welded, high-strength steel profiles. This mill is the third of three identical roll forming machines for this customer.
The roll forming machine utilizes a rafted design and includes a spare raft set for offline changeovers. Also included was a complete mill coolant filtration and pumping system with tramp oil separation.
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