Matrix Band MachineHigh-speed machine for dental industry that makes the matrix band that is wrapped around your tooth while being filled. 3" wide stainless steel is feed through a progressive die at the rear of the machine. The part is then transferred to the front units were a large conical loop is made, a lock loop is fastened to it to hold the shape, and 6 tight winds are placed at the other end of the part. The finished part is transferred to a vision inspection station where it is determined a "good" or "bad" part. A part is made every 3 seconds. The machine was designed to make 4 different size matrix bands with minimum changeover.