Industrial Fabricators Installs High-Strength LineMarch 1, 2018
Industrial Fabricators, Inc, Gastonia, NC, a supplier of carbon steel, aluminum and stainless-steel fabrications as well as flat-rolled-processing and metal-distribution services, has installed a single-loop Braner/Loopco turret-head slitting line and an automatic slit-coil packaging line in its Gastonia (Charlotte), NC, coil-processing facility. The slitting line has the capacity to process 84-in.-OD carbon steel, aluminum and stainless coil in gauges from 0.024 to 0.375 in. Coil mechanical properties range to 100,000 psi. The slitting line features paper interleaving and PVC laminating for nonferrous coil processing, a quick-change turret slitter equipped with threadless aluminum tooling lock-up, power thread-up scrap winders, nonmarking loop-control tensioning, a recoiler that changes from 20-in.-ID to 24-in.-ID coils in 2 min., and a full array of automation to enhance productivity. Slit coils, packaged on a Braner/Loopco automatic packaging line, include time- and labor-saving smart controls.
See also: Braner USA, Inc.