P/A Medium Duty Reels are designed to handle loads from 2500–6500 lbs. (1135–3000 Kg). The non-motorized reel is used with machines equipped with powered rolls that have sufficient power to unwind the necessary material. The standard friction brake is adjustable to prevent material overrun when peripheral equipment is slowed or stopped. An optional, fully adjustable pneumatic disc brake should be used in high speed press and roll forming applications. Motorized versions smoothly deliver material to automatic feeding equipment utilizing proportional speed control. Automatic centre of coil I.D. is manually adjusted with a hand crank that provides mandrel expansion. The reinforced steel coil keepers are individually adjustable with quick release, ratchet locking mechanisms. The spindle is heat-treated alloy steel, precision ground and mounted in oversized tapered roller bearings.