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Coil Shaper

Spread and shape coils to fit armatures, rotors, and stator slots.

What does a Coil Shaper do?

Spreads and shapes coils to fit armature, rotor, and stator slots, using coil-spreading machine: Moves levers and handwheels to position side clamps, end clamps, spreader bars, or forming blocks which set specified span and angle of knuckle. Places coil in clamp holders and closes clamps, using hand lever. Depresses pedal or pulls levers to spread and shape coils. Aligns and curves coil ends, using rawhide hammer. Releases hand clamps, removes coils, and verifies dimensions of coil, using rule or template.