Patent Number: 6,612,518

Title: Space-saving reel for strip-stock

Abstract: A reel for coiled strip stock includes a coil support adapted to carry a coil of strip stock for rotation about a horizontal axis, and a pair of pivotally mounted stock guides that establish a variable-sized loop of stock substantially encircling the coil support between payoff from the coil and exiting to the using station.

Inventors: Nordlof; Richard D. (Rockford, IL)

Assignee: Mechanical Tool & Engineering Co.

International Classification: B21C 47/00 (20060101); B21C 47/34 (20060101); B21C 47/18 (20060101); B65H 18/02 (20060101); B65H 16/04 (20060101); B65H 20/24 (20060101); B65H 18/00 (20060101); B65H 16/00 (20060101); B65H 20/00 (20060101); B65H 23/04 (20060101); B65H 077/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/02/2020