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Details to look for during new and used machinery inspection:
Capacity alloy steel
Capacity low carbon
Size solid/open die cold header
Min. & max. draw from rod
Max. length wire blank
Min. drawing die case dimensions
Length of front drawer base
Floor space needed
Height of driving mechanism
Pull rod clearance

Extra gripping blocks, extra inching fingers, extra guide bushings, extra shear pin, wire drawer, dies

*This is one article in a series of How to Buy Metalworking Equipment. Each article showcases and explains a particular type of metalworking machine. They were originally published in the Metalworking Machinery Mailer published by the Tade Publishing Group.