Common Questionsand Misconceptions

In today’s competitive market, it has become critical for manufacturers and service centers to operate as efficiently as possible. Decisions made today regarding the operation of a company can have long term ramifications for years to come. As a result, the information by which these decisions are based must be up to date, accurate, and clearly defined.

In the area of coil processing, there are many common misconceptions which often influence this decision making process.

Left unchallenged, these misconceptions are perceived as fact and ultimately affect how Coil Processing Equipment is designed, configured, and operated. As a result, companies are often unknowingly penalized by design limitations that restrict overall productivity and increase initial purchase costs.

Many of these misconceptions date back to the very origin of coil processing while others evolved as new technology developed. Most misconceptions have a factual basis by which they were formed.

In some cases, the association of a problem and or limitation with a particular process or design continue long after technical developments have eliminated the problem. In other cases, the misinterpretation of information surrounding a basic concept of operation developed into a misconception.

Under close examination, many of these items can be easily clarified by reviewing the basic underlying principles of operation. By having an understanding of how a system operates as well as why it operates in a certain manner, companies are better prepared to make critical decision concerning their Coil Processing Systems.

The answers to frequently asked questions and the clarification of many common misconceptions are outlined here.