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CASAM - Computer Aided Straightening And Management

The CASAM II (Computer Aided Setting And Management) computer system has been developed by TURNER for use on the it's range of tube straightening machines.

The good operation of all multi-roll straightening machines is highly dependent upon operator skills in setting the machine's straightening rolls. Many tube plants running two or three shifts have straightening consistency problems, relative to different levels of operator skills. In addition, the loss of an operator frequently causes a major disruption to the machine user's ability to maintain good quality tube straightness.

CASAM II gives the user the ability for virtually any person to use the equipped machine with the minimum of training. This is achieved by allowing the resetting of the machine to previously stored positions which are known to be correct for the tube to be straightened.

CASAM II features a full axis roll position storage system for automatic storing and subsequent recall of the machine's axes for automatic setting to position.

In the absence of previous straightening data, CASAM II provides estimated roll settings based upon the material specification and physical dimensions of the tube.

The computer system monitors all machine activities (e.g.. production cycles) to provide extensive management data.

The sysytem also has an extensive machine fault diagnostics capability and includes an operator help system to rectify tube straightening problems.

System accuracy is 0.1 mm (0.01) for roll height axes, and 0.1 degrees for roll angle axes.

Dependent on the size of the straightening machine, CASAM II can reset the machine in 1 to 3 minutes.

The CASAM II system runs on MS Windows 95/98 and is multi-lingual allowing operation in a number of languages.

Further Information:
Turner Machine Company
Roy Page
Tel. 330 332 4661
Fax. 330 332 1853

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