Roll-Kraft adds CNC machine to Chicago Roll Company

06 March 2018

The worldwide supplier of custom roll tooling, Roll-Kraft, has installed a new CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Turning Center, with live tooling, on the factory floor of Chicago Roll Company, located in Lombard, Illinois. The new machine is a Samsung SL-65MC/1000 Turning Center, and it features the latest CNC controls.

This machine will allow the company to produce rolls with a maximum diameter of 35” and maximum length of 39.4.” Along with up-to-date technology and many state-of-the-art upgrades, the new machine is very user-friendly, featuring a digital touch display. The machine will provide the necessary accuracy and precision that is essential in producing new rolls and reworking existing rolls.

Roll-Kraft’s headquarters are based in Mentor, Ohio, and maintains other facilities in Lombard, Illinois (Chicago Roll Company); Ontario, Canada (Roll-Kraft Ltd.); and Houston, Texas (Roll-Kraft Texas). 

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