Coil Slitting Services UK

At the beating heart of the midlands you will find our cutting-edge facility, we operate a highly advanced Durmech 1520mm slitting line, designed to precision slit coils ranging in gauges from 0.7mm to 6.0mm across various steel grades. This capability positions us uniquely within the industry, allowing full control over the tube manufacturing supply chain from inception to completion, all within our comprehensive operating site, where we offer ERW Manufacturing, Tube Laser Cutting and Slotting, and more.

Our Slitting Capabilities

Our team currently processes approximately 45,000 tons of coil annually, with the infrastructure and capacity to scale up to 60,000 tons per year. Our facility can accommodate coils up to 25 tonnes with a maximum width of 1540mm, ensuring we can meet a wide range of customer requirements.

In terms of delivery, we offer flexible options tailored to your needs, underpinning our commitment to providing exceptional service and support.

Quality and Global Sourcing

Quality is at the forefront of everything we do. We source our steel globally, actively monitoring the world markets to secure the best quality steel at the most competitive prices. Our commitment to excellence ensures that the materials we process into strip meet the highest standards, including:

Hot Rolled: DD11, S235, S275, S355
Cold Rolled: DC01 – DC04
Galvanised: DX51, S280, S350, S390
Aluminised: DX51, DX52, DX53, DX54, DX55

This comprehensive range of steel grades processed at our facility demonstrates our versatility and dedication to catering to a wide array of industries and applications.

Applications of Our Slit Coil

While a significant portion of our slit coil is utilized internally for further processing, we also directly supply a considerable volume to customers. These slit strips are integral to the manufacture of diverse products, including presswork, section rolling, re-rolling, automotive exhausts, heating appliances, washers, and security solutions such as fencing and palisade fencing.

Why Choose Us?

Advanced Technology: Our Durmech 1520mm slitting line represents the pinnacle of coil slitting technology, offering unparalleled precision and efficiency.

Capacity and Flexibility: With the capability to process up to 60,000 tons of coil per annum and accommodate wide and heavy coils, we are prepared to meet your demands.

Global Sourcing and Quality: Our proactive approach to sourcing ensures access to high-quality materials at the best prices, supporting the delivery of superior products.

Versatile Applications: Our slit coils serve a broad spectrum of applications, evidencing our flexibility and the trust our customers place in us.

Customer-Centric Service: From tailored delivery options to responsive customer service, your satisfaction is our priority.

Explore Our Coil Slitting Service

Discover the difference our coil slitting service can make for your manufacturing and production needs. Contact us today to learn more about how we can support your projects with our precision, quality, and expertise.

Coil Slitting FAQ

Coil slitting is a precision technique used to cut wide coils of metal into narrower strips to meet specific width requirements. This process is essential for applications requiring specific metal widths for manufacturing, such as automotive, construction, electronics, and packaging industries. By slitting coils into narrower bands, manufacturers can optimise material usage, reduce waste, and produce products that meet exact specifications.

The primary purpose of slitting is to modify the width of coil materials to suit specific industrial applications. It allows for the customisation of metal coils into strips of varying widths, ensuring that materials meet the precise dimensions required for different manufacturing processes. This customisation aids in material efficiency, cost reduction, and the ability to cater to specialised product designs.

The slitting process involves unwinding a large coil of metal and running it through a machine where it is cut or slit into desired widths using sharp circular blades. The process starts with loading the master coil, adjusting the slitter to the required widths, and then cutting the coil as it passes through the blades. The slit coils are then rewound into smaller rolls, each of the specified width, ready for use in subsequent manufacturing processes.

Problems with coil slitting can include burrs, edge irregularities, width variances, and coil damage, which can affect the quality of the finished product. These issues can arise from dull blades, improper machine settings, and inconsistencies in the material’s thickness. Such challenges can lead to material waste, production delays, and increased operational costs.

Preventing problems in coil slitting involves regular maintenance of slitting machinery, using high-quality, sharp blades, and ensuring proper machine settings for the material being slit. Additionally, monitoring the material’s thickness and quality can help minimise issues. Implementing quality control checks throughout the slitting process can also identify and correct problems early, ensuring the production of high-quality slit coils.

The difference between slitting and cutting lies in the direction and purpose of the process. Slitting refers to cutting a wide coil of material into narrower strips along its length, primarily used to adjust the width of coils for specific applications. Cutting, on the other hand, generally refers to severing material across its width or to specific lengths, focusing on creating sheets or pieces from larger coils or sheets. While slitting adjusts the width, cutting is used to modify the length or to create distinct pieces from larger materials.

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