In the dynamic landscape of stamping processes, the thickness and strength of customer coil materials have experienced a significant boost. A growing number of clients now embrace stamping coil thicknesses surpassing 3.0mm. However, conventional precision leveling machines and semi-cut leveling machines currently in the market struggle to deliver practical efficacy in this scenario. Enter the thick plate leveling machine—an innovative solution designed to meet the challenge of leveling thick plate materials effectively. This cutting-edge machine addresses the limitations of traditional leveling machines, such as limited pressure, low precision, and sluggish output.
I. Operation Methodology of the Thick Plate Leveling Machine:
1. Initiating Material Flattening:
To kickstart the flattening process, open the material flattening air cylinder, elevating the material flattening roller, and release the material clamping air cylinder to a relaxed position. Utilize the worm gear and worm screw fine-tuning device to set the height, ensuring a distance between the upper and lower rollers slightly larger than the sheet thickness.
2. Material Entry and Straightening:
Insert the material head into the material flattening roller, press down the material flattening air cylinder to straighten the material, and then open the flattening air cylinder to feed the material onto the entry roller. Tighten the material using the clamping air cylinder, toggle the control box to the manual position, and employ the inching button for gradual material feeding. Assess the leveling situation after a short distance of material entry. If there is downward bending, indicating insufficient pressure, adjust the fine-tuning device for optimal pressure. Conversely, if there is upward bending, adjust the fine-tuning device iteratively until achieving a straight result.
II. Precautions for Utilizing the Thick Plate Leveling Machine:
1. Alignment and Operational Limits:
Before commencing operations, ensure the leveling machine’s centerline aligns with the centerline of the punch press mold feed. During operation, adhere strictly to the machine’s usage range in terms of width and thickness. Operators should grasp operational essentials and follow instructions provided in the user manual diligently. Safety precautions must be a priority, with constant vigilance to the overall production line’s status. In the case of abnormalities, promptly halt the punch press, followed by the cessation of leveling and feeding devices.
2. Operating Modes and Safety Measures:
The thick plate leveling machine offers both manual and automatic operation modes. In manual mode, control material feed and retraction through “forward” and “reverse” actions, primarily for machine adjustment and trial molding. In automatic mode, material and leveling device control is induced by a 24V induction bracket, enabling automatic start and stop control. For continuous automatic stamping, ensure the selection switch is in the “automatic” position to avoid potential damage to the mold and other hazards during punch press feeding.
This revolutionary thick plate leveling machine not only addresses the challenges posed by thick plate materials but also enhances efficiency, precision, and overall productivity in stamping processes. Embrace the future of stamping technology with this innovative solution.