Parkinson Technologies

Slitting Technology Course

Course Date: July 18-19, 2017

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Providence Airport, Warwick, Rhode Island

Instructor: Dave Rumson

Phone: 860-256-5658

Email:  drumson@maine.rr.com

Website:  www.aimcal.org/web-slitting-technology

Register:  www.convertingschool.com/registration (Discount for AIMCAL members).

This course presents various web slitting methods and technical information intended to expand attendee understanding of the slitting process. Details of knife operating forces and their influence on flexible webs, knives and knife holders will be presented. Knife metallurgy and adhesive slitting options will be discussed as well.

New to the program is discussion on how electronic technology has impacted the slitting process. Included is a brief history of electro-mechanical positioning, electronic knife holders and automatic positioning systems with closed loop cut-on-the-fly location change.

Throughout the two-day course, examples of relevant slitting problems and successes will be included. A variety of practical tips and suggested tools will be provided to support existing slitting processes. Attendee participation is welcome.

Outline:

1) COMMON SLITTING METHODS

2) SHEAR SLITTING - A COMPLICATED PROCESS

3) CRUSH CUTTING

4) RAZOR SLITTING

5) ADHESIVE WEB SLITTING

6) KNIVES

A)Shear Slitting Top Knives:

B)Shear Slitting Bottom Knives:

C)Crush Cutting Knives and Anvils:

7) TRIM AND BLEED SLITTING

8) MANUAL AND ELECTRONIC KNIFE HOLDERS

9) MANUAL AND ELECTRONIC POSITIONING SYSTEMS

10) SLITTING PRACTICAL MATTERS