Prominox Installs Red Bud Precision Blanking Line


Prominox S.A. de C.V. of Mexico City, DF, Mexico, a service center group specializing in stainless steel and aluminum products, installed a Red Bud Industries’ Precision Blanking Line in their facility in San Luis Potosi, SLP, Mexico. The new line is capable of processing stainless steel material up to .250” (6 mm).

The new line features Red Bud’s Precision Heavy Gage Grip Feed System. The Grip Feed System gives Prominox the capability of producing blanks with length tolerances of ±.005” (.127 mm). Also featured in the line is a Dual Cartridge Leveler that automatically adjusts for the shape of the incoming strip. The system seeks the proper flight position to achieve flat strip and will maintain flat strip even if material shape changes during the course of the coil.

The new line is capable of processing coils up to 67,000 lbs. (30,391 kg) at widths up to 72” (1830 mm) and thicknesses up to .250” (6 mm).

The new line consists of a Coil Stage & Load System, Uncoiler, Peeler Breaker, Crop Shear, Automatically Adjusting Dual Cartridge Leveler, Edge Trim System, “Pop Up” Flatness Inspection Table, PVC Applicator, “Hands Free” Thread System, Dual Motor Heavy Gage Grip Feed, Shear, primary and secondary Drop Stackers, Part Diverter, Automatically Lowering Stack Table, End Discharge Rollouts, and automatic Pallet Loading System.