21 April 2015
21 April 2015
Dieffenbacher has received an order to supply a fully automated LFT-D plant for China.
The project partner is a newly established joint venture of the companies CSP and Victall. The new plant is expected to enable the partners to expand their range of components for China's rapidly growing automotive industry.
According to Dieffenbacher, the scope of supply includes a 4300 t press with a punch press, in-line compounding, convection ovens and complete automation. A large portion of the plant will be built in the Dieffenbacher production plant in Shanghai. Services such as maintenance, installation and commissioning will also be provided by Dieffenbacher China. The LFT-D production line will be put into operation in Tangshan, a major industrial city in the north of China. The plant supplies components in a 30 second cycle and with double belt-loading, it has an output of approximately one million components a year.
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