You can see there is a drive shaft which
transmits power to the opposing chuck.
This allows for the coordinated rotation of
both ends of the wire mandrel under power.
The source spool of kanthal heater core
wire is mounted on a constant tension
dereeler device which is mounted directly to
the traverse assembly.
The source spool
traverses at the same rate as the coil as it
This allows the source kanthal
wire to maintain a narrow angle to the
machine is configured to wind a coil as long
as 24 inches. The coil length can be a long
as 39 inches with an optional extended