Coil Slitting Fundamentals

This course provides a basic overview of coil processing with an in-depth look at the specific slitting process. The focus is on slitting for light, medium, and heavy gauge steel (steel gauge ranging from: .015 to .625). In addition to the technical areas, the course addresses important day-to-day work issues such as teamwork, increasing productivity through increasing uptime, and quality as it relates to coil slitting.

Class Details

Class Name:
Coil Slitting Fundamentals
Slitter owners, slitting line operators, slitting line set-up personnel, slitting line helpers, slitting production managers, slitter maintenance personnel, quality control personnel, area engineers, plant engineers and plant managers.
1 Day Course

Learning Objectives

  • Realize how quality and teamwork affect coil slitting operations
  • Resolve shape challenges
  • Understand the language of slitting
  • Improve setup procedures
  • Learn proper separator alignment

Outline At-a-Glance

  • Quality and Teamwork Issues
  • Understanding Line Concepts
  • Increasing Uptime and Productivity
  • Exploring Tensioning Systems
  • Tackling Shape Problems
  • Slitting Language and Terminology
  • Fundamentals of Fracture Mechanics
  • Stripper Ring Systems
  • Determining Slitter Capacity
  • Tooling Setup Procedures
  • How to Check Your Slitter Tolerances
  • Edge Trim Disposal
  • Separator Alignment and Set-Up
  • Line Drive Considerations

Job Roles