AMS Controls

12180 Prichard Farm Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Phone: 314-344-3144
Fax: 314-344-9996

www.amscontrols.com

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News
March 25, 2015
AMS Controls installs folding machine safety/guarding system at Westman Steel
AMS Controls, Maryland Heights, Mo., has upgraded a Jorns folding machine with a Pathfinder controller and Lazer Safe package for Westman Steel in...
News
June 18, 2014
AMS Controls appoints product manager, management software and services
St. Louis-based AMS Controls Inc., a roll forming and folding machine control systems manufacturer, has appointed Wayne Green to product manager,...
Article
December 2, 2009
Roll forming gets flexible
Roll forming technology has adapted to a manufacturing market that demands short runs and quick response.
Article
March 9, 2009
Continuous improvement for roll forming - Part II
Continuous improvement and statistical process control are useful,time-tested techniques—they have been used since the 1950s—but their use must be tailored to specific applications. For example, atypical manufacturing metric is parts per minute, but many roll formers should measure feet per minute. This and other tips can help roll formers accurately evaluate their productivity and measure the impact of process improvements.
Article
January 1, 2009
Coax Facts
Continuous improvement and statistical process control are useful,time-tested techniques—they have been used since the 1950s—buttheir use must be tailored to specific applications. For example, atypical manufacturing metric is parts per minute, but many rollformers should measure feet per minute. This and other tips can helproll formers accurately evaluate their productivity and measure theimpact of process improvements.
Article
December 13, 2005
In the loop on closed-loop roll forming?
In roll forming, non-stop punching and shear systems have traditionally employed simple open-loop control methods. Closed-loop (also called servo-based) systems can overcome many limitations of the open-loop design and yield higher line speeds, reduce downtime, and reduce scrap.

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