Richard Allman

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In the loop on closed-loop roll forming?

December 13, 2005 | By Richard Allman

In roll forming, non-stop punching and shear systems have traditionally employed simple open-loop control methods. Closed-loop (also called servo-based) systems can overcome many limitations of the open-loop design and yield higher line speeds, reduce downtime, and reduce scrap.

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