Strongsville, Ohio, USA, May 20, 2016 – Rafter Equipment Corporation has shipped a new RT-3000 "tube mill re-top" and drive train upgrade for a major North American automotive tube producer. The equipment will replace older McKay tube mill equipment that is worn, difficult to maintain, and has outlived its useful life.
Strongsville, Ohio, USA, October 8, 2014 – Rafter Equipment Corporation has shipped a refurbished Turek & Heller (T&H) model WU-20 tube mill to a North American producer of electrical conduit tube. The owner of the mill approached the company to rebuild the machine which had been sitting in their warehouse for several years.
In addition to the rebuild, the company made several upgrades to the mill. These included new idle side roll stands, single-point adjustments (SPA) for the top roll shafts on the driven roll stands, a new drive train necessary to achieve 1,000 FPM production speeds, and a new mill drive electrical package.
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