Al Lochtefeld

Contributing Writer

Stamping | Articles | STAMPING Journal

High-speed feeding techniques

February 19, 2002 | By Al Lochtefeld

Gripper or roll-type feeds operate on the principle of feeding force, which is a product of the coefficient of friction between the grippers or feed rolls and the material being fed. Reviewing each force as a factor of the feeding equipment or feeding conditions helps in evaluating the feeding process.

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