The Red Bud High Speed Multi-Blanking Line is located in out Portland facility and was put into service in 1996 and upgraded in 2011. This precision piece of equipment with 72″ capacity produces blanks and sheets to dimensional and flatness tolerances no other line can match. We can level a coil, slit it to multiple widths and then cut to length – all in one pass! The Red Bud system produces multi-cut blanks from mill coils assuring the same lot, thickness and dimensional consistency. With single point shear blade clearance adjustment, we can insure a high quality cut every time. Unique camber compensation produces extremely accurate, square parts. Think of Pacific Metal as being the “cutting edge” of processing technology.
|Thickness||Stainless steel .020” to .135”
Cold rolled / Hot rolled steel .020” to .250”
Aluminum alloys 3xxx – 5xxx* .020” to .250”
—————* Excludes .250″ – 72″ wide 5086
Aluminum alloys 2024 & 6061 .024” to .125”
|Width of Coil||12″ min. to 72″ Max.|
|Length Tolerance||Standard Tolerance Precision Tolerance
+/- .032 +/- .015 (up to 60″)
|Sheet Length||12″ Min. to 144″ Max. with drop stacker
Note: Longer lengths on special request. Maximum 400″ or 400# per sheet.
|Line Speed||250′ per minute (max)|
|Slitter Capacity||Mild Steel .020 – .135″ Aluminum .020 – .125″
5 cuts Max.
Number of cuts is dependent on thickness of material. Flatness and Length Tolerances: Capabilities to half of published Aluminum Association Standards tolerances. Tighter tolerances are available depending upon gauge, width, and finished length. Material can be paper interleaved or have protective vinyl coating applied at time of cut.Vinyl can be applied to one side, both sides or double layered.
|Thickness||Steel||32 ga min to 20 ga max|
|Aluminum||.016″ min to .050″ max|
|Width||8″ - 48″|
|** Max 5 slits per coil|
|Width Tolerance||Standard Tolerances||Precision Tolerance|
|+/- .032||+/- .010|
|Length||100 Ft. Minimum|
|Arbor Size||Uncoiler||20″ minimum|
|Recoiler||16″ or 20″|