CHS Automation (Romeo, MI) has just completed a project for a leading manufacturer of automated welding systems to increase capacity and production. CHS was awarded the project to supply (4) Identical 6,000 Lb. x 18” wide, dual mandrel, high speed motorized payout reels. The reels are rated for 375 FPM payout speeds and are fully equipped with automated features such as hydraulic mandrel expansion, powered turret rotation, and a special Allen Bradley motor/drive combination to meet the required ramp up time and fast payout speeds. CHS Automation double end payout reels are available from 4,000 Lbs. up to 30,000 Lbs. capacity.