Coil Cradles

Coil Cradles

Feed Lease builds coil cradles in capacities from 4,000 Lbs. to 50,000 Lbs.  These cradles have been in our customers' facilities for decades and are a solid proven design. Our Smart. Tough. Proven. cradle designs are designed for even the most challenging stamping environments.  Cradles are available with pinch rolls or a powered straightener in the base. We have an array of deflector heights (depending on material thickness and line speed) and chutes style to fit virtually any application.  We also have some innovative options such as our hydraulic tilting pinch roll assembly and, peeler/breaker to help thread thick coils.  We can modify our standard design to meet a large variety of special applications as well.

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Small but simple and easy to operate this unit includes power driven pinch rolls and an AC variable frequency drive for automatic variable speed payout. Numerous options are available to further enhance productivity.

Thumbnail image This large cradle includes a powered straightener in the base.  These heavy-duty systems are ideal for thick material that is difficult to handle and where coils do not need to be rewound.



Standard Features

Optional Features

  • 60" or 72" diameter coil capacity, depending on model
  • Hardened nest rolls
  • Hardened pinch rolls (both rolls powered, driven by cluster gears)
  • Payout rate fixed at 60 FPM controlled by loop control arm
  • AC variable frequency drive for automatic variable speed payout
  • Electrical disconnect enclosure standard
  • Heavy steel plate welded construction
  • Adjustable side plates hold the coil firmly in position for continuous payout
  • Manually adjustable stock peeler
  • Large return stock deflectors (up to 180")
  • Air-operated tip-up chutes on models up to 36" wide
  • Roll-down chutes in models 42" wide & wider Crodon surfaced pinch rolls
  • 72" diameter coil capacity (standard on some models)
  • Hardened separator guide rolls in adjustable side plates
  • Coil end bender
  • Air-operated stock peeler Heavy-duty, hydraulic peeler/breaker for thick, high strength material powered straightener mounted in base

Cradle Options

Thumbnail image Optional hydraulic tilting pinch rolls assembly enhances operator safety by enabling the operator to direct heavy-gauge material to the feed system hands free.
Thumbnail image Inline Powered Straighteners with heavy duty cluster gear drive train to remove coil set from your most challenging jobs.
Thumbnail image Hydraulic peeler/breaker assembly - used for hands-free threading of thick materials. Induces a reverse-bend allowing the lead edge of the material to be easily thread up.