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Fagor Arrasate’s After Sales Service, backed by many years of experience in building coil cutting and processing lines, offers its customers a full service ranging from the sale of spare parts to the modernisation of complete lines, both for Fagor lines or those built by other manufacturers, both at home and abroad.
As an example of the work carried out, we present the modernisation of a cut-to-length line at the Acerinox firm in Langenfeld, Germany, done in two phases (taking advantage of two summer production shutdowns).
Cut to length lines for automotive industry
Cut to length lines for heavy gauge
Retrofit and equipment modernization
Cut To Length Lines
The first phase focused on replacing the most problematic machines, maintaining the machine’s original production capacity, although the new machines were made ready for the change to maximum speed that would be achieved with the reforms in the second phase.
The second phase has led to a substantial improvement in both the machine’s production capacity (going from a maximum speed of 30 m/min to 90m/min and with automation of coil loading, banding and pallet removal) and the processing of the material (the bomb-door stacker was replaced by a belt vacuum stacker).
The modernisation of the cut-to-length line has meant that, with little investment, our customer now has a modern, automatic installation, in accordance with CE regulations, the productivity of which has improved significantly as the speed of the installation has been greatly increased and handling simplified.
Likewise, the quality of the product obtained is now much better than with the original line.
Furthermore, all this was achieved keeping changes to the foundations and production stoppages to a minimum.