Mscsa-Macsteel Service Centers of South Africa Installs Red Bud Stretcher Leveler


MSCSA of Wadeville, South Africa, installed a Red Bud Industries Sure Grip Stretcher Leveler. The Stretcher Leveler was added as part of Macsteel’s commitment to be the leader in the South African market for supply of stress relieved panel flat material to the laser industry.

The Stretcher Leveler was installed as part of a half line retrofit of an existing Cut-To-Length Line. The Stretcher Leveler will process material up to 13 mm (.500”) at widths up to 2130 mm (84”).

Due to trapped internal stresses, once material is cut, it can spring back. Stretcher leveling exceeds the yield in all of the material top to bottom and side to side. As a result, it produces flat material that is significantly more stable than any other product available, which in turn, also eliminates the possibility of spring back.

The retrofit consists of a Sure Grip Non Marking Stretcher Leveler, Heavy Gage Shear, 12,000 mm (40’) Drop Stackers and Automatic Lowering Stack Tables.