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Kocher + Beck USA, LP Announces New Magnetic Cylinder Series

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

Suwanee, GA – Kocher + Beck USA, LP has announced a new line of magnetic cylinders.  The new product line, named the  “Cobalt Series”, incorporates an array of strong rare earth magnets to provide extremely high holding force for challenging applications.  According to Jim Ward, Vice President of Engineering and Operations in the company’s facility in Atlanta, “This advancement in magnetic technology will allow us to expand the range in which flexible dies can be applied.  Printers and converters can now implement flexible die technology where speeds and diameters were limited in the past.”  According to Ward, the company has implemented new machining and handling techniques that allow them to safely install the stronger magnets and maintain all of the precision and tight tolerances that come with all K+B manufactured magnetic cylinders.


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