SLITTING LINE FOR ELECTRICAL STEEL

FAGOR e-Slitter

Electric steel, widely used in applications ranging from electric motors to power and distribution transformers, requires processing that maintains its essential magnetic properties and minimizes energy losses during manufacturing.

Fagor Arrasate has more than 50 years of experience in slitting lines for different types of metals and steel. Our slitting line for electric steel is designed to meet high standards of quality and precision. This line incorporates advanced technology that maximizes efficiency and accuracy, ensuring the preservation of vital magnetic properties and minimizing energy losses.

TECHNICAL FEATURES

More than 50 years of experience in slitting lines for different types of metals and steel

Based on our experience of more than 50 years in slitting lines, we have developed the slitting line for electric steel, engineered to meet the highest standards of the electrical steel industry, offering not only capacity and precision in cutting but also maximum energy efficiency. Thanks to these features, our line is a superior choice for any production plant processing electrical steel.

MAXIMUM STRIP WIDTH
1650 mm
65 inches
THICKNESSES
0,15 - 1 mm
0.0059 - 0.039 inches
MAXIMUM CUTTING SPEED
400 m/min
1312 feet/min

LINE CAPACITY

Capable of processing coils with a width of 1250/1650 mm (approximately 49.2/65 inches), and a thickness range from 0.15 to 1 mm (0.0059 to 0.039 inches), allowing the handling of large volumes and a variety of electrical steel grades.

 

HIGH PROCESSING SPEED

Our line achieves speeds of up to 400 meters per minute (about 1312 feet per minute), enabling faster and more efficient production of electrical steel coils. Additionally, we ensure high-precision cuts that meet exact specifications and maintain the functional integrity of the steel, crucial for preserving its magnetic and electrical properties.

PROCESSING MATERIALS

Our slitting line line is specialized in processing electrical steels, tailored to the technical needs of various industrial applications:

  • Non-Oriented Electrical Steel (NO/NGO): Ideal for electric motors and generators due to its magnetic properties.
  • Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel (GO): Essential for high-efficiency transformers and distribution.
  • High Permeability Electrical Steel: Used in applications requiring high magnetic permeability, such as in special transformers and inductor cores. Our technology enables the processing of this material with the precision needed to maintain its optimal magnetic properties.

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OUTSTANDING FEATURES

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Adjustable
Production Capacity

Capable of processing coils of all sizes and widths (1250/1650 mm, or approximately 49.2/65 inches), with thicknesses ranging from 0.15 to 1 mm (0.0059 to 0.039 inches). This flexibility allows the processing of various grades and specifications of electrical steel with exceptional versatility.

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Precision and Quality
in Slitting

We maintain the integrity of the material during slitting, crucial for the magnetic properties of the electric steel. Additionally, our automatically adjustable blades ensure precise cuts and minimize waste, meeting the most rigorous specifications.

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Full
Automation

From uncoiling to recoiling, our line integrates automation features that reduce the need for manual intervention, increasing safety and reducing error margins.

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Process
Optimization

Configuraciones rápidas y cambio de herramientas automáticas (cambio de cuchillas y ejes de separadores Automáticos) que disminuyen significativamente los tiempos de inactividad, lo que permite una mayor productividad y eficiencia en el proceso de producción.

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REAL TIME CONTROL
AND MONITORING

Equipped with advanced Industry 4.0 digitalization systems for constant monitoring of the slitting process, our line facilitates the early detection and correction of deviations, ensuring ongoing precision in production.

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Support and
Flexibility

We offer comprehensive technical support and customization options to adapt to various operational needs.

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ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

Efficiency and Precision in the Process

Our slitting line is engineered to tackle technical challenges and meet the highest quality standards in the electrical steel industry, maximizing not only operational efficiency but also the profitability of our clients' operations. Through technological innovations that reduce downtime and optimize material use, we offer solutions that translate into tangible and long-term benefits for leading companies in the electrical steel processing sector.

OPERATIONAL ADVANTAGES OF AUTOMATION

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INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY

The efficiency of automatic changes and robotic handling minimizes downtime, allowing for continuous and efficient production. This capability is crucial for maintaining high productivity levels in intensive industrial environments​​. 

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CONSISTENCY AND QUALITY OF PRODUCT

Advanced automation ensures that each process, from uncoiling to recoiling, is executed with utmost precision, resulting in high-quality final products with guaranteed consistency. 

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IMPROVED WORKPLACE SAFETY

Automation reduces the need for direct handling of heavy and hazardous materials by operators, significantly contributing to a safer work environment. Additionally, aspiration systems and safety interlocks not only protect the material but also create a safer and more comfortable work environment for the operators. 

AUTOMATION AND CONTROL

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FAGOR ARRASATE SLITTER TOOLING ROBOT (FASTR)

We implement a robotic warehouse that autonomously manages the setup and change of cutting tools. This system, known as the Fagor Arrasate Slitter Tooling Robot (FASTR), optimizes change times and reduces the operator's workload.

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TENSION UNIT WITH BELT BRIDLE INTEGRATION

We incorporate an innovative belt tension system, which automatically adjusts the pressure to accommodate variations in the thickness and shape of the electrical steel. This system ensures uniform and precise tension, avoiding undesirable deviations and stretching of the belt, resulting in extended service life.

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RELIABLE STRIP TENSION CONTROL

Given the importance of treating steel in a way that preserves the grain orientation and its magnetic properties, our tension control system adjusts the force applied during cutting, ensuring that the sheet is processed with the necessary tension.

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TAKING CARE OF MATERIAL QUALITY

The entire line is equipped with mechanisms designed to prevent scratching the material during processing. This additional care is crucial to keeping the surface of the electrical steel intact, thus ensuring its properties and quality.

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SLITTER TOOL CHANGE

Inspired by Fagor Arrasate technology, our cutting head includes an automatic change system that allows for quick and efficient transitions between different sizes and types of cuts, reducing downtime to less than five minutes.

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ASPIRATION SYSTEM

To ensure cleanliness and maintain the material properties, our line is equipped with a high-efficiency aspiration system.

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AUTOMATIC SEPARATOR SHAFTS

Our line is equipped with a system that automatically adjusts the position of the separator shafts according to the product specifications. This system allows for quick and precise setup for different cutting widths, improving the line's flexibility and reducing setup times.

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ENSURE ALL SAFETY STANDARDS

Equipped throughout the line, these safety features ensure that operations stop immediately if a risk situation is detected, thereby protecting personnel and the processed material.

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REMOTE MONITORING AND DIAGNOSTICS

We implement systems that allow for remote monitoring and control of the line, facilitating continuous Industry 4.0 supervision and the ability to make operational adjustments remotely.

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SUSTAINABILITY AND EFFICIENCY

Our slitting line for electrical steel is designed with sustainability and energy efficiency in mind. This approach not only improves production but also contributes to a greener future:

  • Waste Reduction: Equipped with precision systems, our line minimizes material waste, optimizing the use of each coil and reducing environmental impact.
  • Energy Efficiency: We use high-efficiency motors and advanced control systems, ensuring efficient energy use, which reduces emissions and overall energy consumption.
  • Clean Quality and Operations: We maintain the integrity of the electrical steel, enhancing the efficiency of the final products and operating with minimal emissions and noise, which fosters a safer work environment and complies with strict environmental regulations.

Our commitment to sustainability positions our clients to lead in a market focused on reducing carbon footprint and optimizing resources.

SUPPORT AND POST-SALES SERVICE

We understand that acquiring our slitting line for electrical steel is just the beginning of a long-term collaborative relationship. We are committed to providing comprehensive support and post-sales services to ensure efficient and reliable operations:

  • Professional Installation and Training: We ensure precise installation and offer detailed training for operators and technicians, ensuring that each line is processed safely and effectively from day one.
  • Ongoing Technical Support: We provide technical assistance, both remotely and on-site, to quickly resolve any issues and perform regular preventive maintenance, helping to prevent downtime and extend the lifespan of the equipment.
  • Customization and Scalability: We tailor our slitting line to meet the specific needs of each client and offer options to upgrade or expand the machinery as production demands change.

Our goal is to ensure that every aspect of the operation is not only efficient but also profitable and reliable over the long term.

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