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As a world specialist in the design and manufacture of Slitting Lines, Fagor Arrasate’s lines are characterized by high demands in terms of productivity and reliability. In this sense, the reduction of changing times between coils is one of the key parameters to achieve OEE values unreachable with methods used in current lines.
In order to improve the productivity of our customers, in Fagor Arrasate we have developed our own solution through an automatic positioning system of the separator axes.
Modernization and automation of 7 longitudinal slitting lines of one of the biggest steel producers in the world distributed in plants in Belgium, Germany and France. These lines were not manufactured by Fagor Arrasate.
Lines automation and improvements the ergonomics and safety for operators in a short time period. The improved cutting lines cover:
The implemented system is capable of carrying out the positioning and withdrawal of 33 separators in 2 minutes, which notably improves productivity as it reduces the work of the operators.
Upgrade of automatic separators for slitting lines