Terminal Equipment

Machine Concepts offers a full line of Coil Processing Terminal Equipment for new installations or to retrofit into existing lines.

Pinch Rolls:

  • Roll configurations to suit any line layout or application
  • Journal block or pivoting frame designs
  • Electric or Hydraulic drive systems
  • Many roll and roll covering options available
    • Standard Polyurethane or Nitrile
    • Hardened Steel
    • Custom spray weld coatings
    • High Temp rubber covering
    • Non-woven compressed fiber
    • Special applications

Crop Shears:

  • Hydraulic and mechanical designs available
  • Single rake or double rake cutter bars
  • Up or Down cut capabilities
  • Simple compact designs allow retrofit into existing lines
  • Heavy duty welded steel construction
  • Squaring shears for strip welder applications

Pinch Roll/Shear combinations are one of Machine Concepts' standard machine packages. Multiple peeler table or strip feed options available as well.

Flying Shears

  • Hydraulic and Mechanical designs available
  • Hydraulic or servo speed matching controls, custom for your application
  • Adjustable knife gap options available
  • Complete controls packages as requested by our customers

Zip Shears

  • Wide gage range capability
  • Dual rotating knife and single rotating knife designs available
  • Compact designs to fit into existing lines
  • Hydraulically or AC gear motor driven

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Tension Stands:
Tension Roll and Drag Board designs available. Tension stands can be supplied with specialized entry or exit equipment to suit unique lines or applications. Contact our engineering group to discuss your requirements.

  • Tension Roll designs include:
    • Pivoting roll frame with hydraulically regulated pinch pressure control
    • One or two rolls driven to suit your the application
    • Accurate strip tension control via AC Motors or drag brakes
    • Many roll covering and covering finish options
      • High performance rubber coverings with standard finishes or custom textures
      • High friction Non-woven fiber
    • Quick open and close for efficient threading
  • Drag Board designs include
    • Heavy duty pivoting upper frame opens for threading
    • Single board and multiple board designs available.
    • Reliable strip tension control via manual or electronic pressure regulators.
    • Variable pressure control on individual boards options available
    • Quick change slide out boards on operator side
    • Simple Velcro strips secure felt to removable boards

Exit Deflector Rolls and other specialized entry and exit equipment also available. Contact our engineering group for more information.

Coil Cars:
Quality coil cars and coil handling equipment are essential for the safe handling of coils. Machine Concepts coil cars are always designed with operator safety and coil stability first in mind.

  • Mast and Low profile designs available
  • Weight capacity from 5,000 to 100,000 Lbs.
  • Heavy duty construction through out
  • Typically all four wheels driven
  • Electric or Hydraulic drive systems
  • Customer’s choice of on board hydraulic power unit or connect to external hydraulic source.
  • Custom controls available with high levels of automation
  • Will custom design to match customers’ existing rails or floor configuration.
  • Many options available:
    • Rotating cradles
    • Driven blocker rolls
    • Load cell scale systems
    • Custom coil restraining arms
    • Wireless Controls