A defect of the outside edge of metal on a coil. It happens during the rolling of metal onto the coil. The rolling process causes a deformation of the steel; if the slitter knives are not aligned perfectly, the slitting process will produce a slightly broken or torn edging of the metal.
Automating Success: Weisgram Metal Fab and the automation river system from Mitsubishi Laser
Weisgram Metal Fab replaces multiple stand alone lasers with the automation river system from Mitsubishi Laser. Weisgrams’ River system includes 8 lasers with 322 shelves that can hold two million pounds of raw material. It is the second largest Mitsubishi automation system in North America.
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