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Drum twister steel wire armoring line up for sale

Published: - 05/02/2019 Author: Di Maggio, EIC
Drum twister steel wire armoring line up for sale

Wire & Plastic Machinery Corporation informs that a Roteq 96” Drum Twisting 110 Steel Wire Armoring Line (CBR1315), currently installed at a Wire and Cable company in Texas, is still up for sale. The line was manufactured in 2006/2007 and is a Right to Left configuration. It will accommodate a maximum cable diameter of 3.5" (89 mm) and has a maximum line speed of 100 FPM (30.5 MPM)

The line consists of:

- 96" (2.4 m) fork style, trunnion support Rotating Payoff, shaftless with pneumatic disc tensioning (adjustable from main panel), 30HP rotational drive motor.
- Stem Payoff frame: 110 positions
- Rotating Pre-Twister, line shafted from Rotating Payoff
- Pre-Form and Tension Stands: 110 positions
- 60" (1.5 m) Rotating Belt Caterpuller Capstan with 60” track length and 30HP Belt Drive and line shafted to Rotating Takeup.
- 96" (2.4 m) fork style, trunnion support Rotating Takeup, shaftless with reel drive of 10HP and rotational drive of 50HP
- Radio Frequency video monitoring
- Powered Bobbin loading and unloading arrangement

The line will handle bobbins with 96" (2.4 m) Flange x 68" (1.7 m) overall width and has a lift capacity of 20,000 lbs (9 MTons).
The drive and control system includes Parker 690+ AC Vector Drives and Controls, Allen Bradley PLC and operator interface, and separate pedestal type operator station. Photos can be seen on the WPMC website at http://inventory.wireandplastic.com/All/Rotating%20Equipment/Drum%20Twisters/CBR1315.

The pickings are getting slimmer with the plant load of equipment which is located in Worcester MA. A full listing with hyperlinks is available on this PDF file - https://www.wireandplastic.com/hubfs/docs/2019-02-01WorcesterMaLiquidation.pdf. Please call (+1 860-583-4646) or email info@wireandplastic.com to arrange a personal onsite viewing. The highlights include the following:

EXPL437 – Rosendahl 45mm/30mm/18mm Skin Foam Skin, High Temp Foam Extrusion Line

CBR1316 – Dynamex 30” Single Twist Cabling Lines (2 available)

CBR1327 – Dynamex 36” Single Twist Cabling Line

CBR1326 – Dongquan Qing Feng Machinery 12” 6x 6 Planetary Cabling Line with load cell feedback tension control

TPR385 – EJR Triple Head Taping Line, Year 2011



May 13-16, 2019 is the time for Interwire in Atlanta, GA this year. As usual, Wire & Plastic Machinery Corp. will exhibit at the Georgia World Congress Center. Main items on the agenda are the all day Fundamentals of Wire Manufacturing course which will be on May 13 and the Global Ferrous Rod and Wire Symposium. The exhibits will run from Tuesday to Thursday with the main opening reception at the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday night.

WPMC will be in booth 1131, showcasing pictures, videos, and access to the website to check out the entire inventory offering. Beverages and snacks will be available within the expansive 1800 square foot (167 square meters). An enclosed meeting room will be available for detailed private project discussions. Booth visitors will have access to web-enabled stations for a live product search with detailed specifications and pictures. Obviously, if you would like to get together for specific meeting times, contact the WPMC team as soon as possible.

For complete details on planning for Interwire, including hotel reservations, go to www.Interwire19.com.