Jun 30, 2023

Kenwal Steel installs Braner/Loopco slitting line

Kenwal Steel has installed a Braner/Loopco Triple Turret Head™ slitting line in its Dearborn, Mich., coil processing center. The line can process high-strength, 70,000-lb. by 72-in.-wide coils with mechanical properties to 128,000 PSI in gauges from 0.060 to 3/8 in.

The line includes discrete high-torque and high-speed cruise control operating modes for processing heavy- and thin-gauge coil; a three-head turret slitter fitted with 72- and 60-in. heads that feature threadless, lightweight tooling lockup; Andiamo automatic line thread-up; power edge trim scrap thread-up; and an array of production automation and safety apparatus.