Slitting

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Companies will request a slit cut when they need a short, cylindrical roll of material. We slit plastics, rubbers, open and closed cell foams, papers, foils and many other materials. These materials can be processed both with and without secondary products, like lamination or pressure sensitive adhesives.

The Slitting Process

Slitting requires a slicing pre-rolled sheets into shorter rolls. During the slitting process, the machine spins a circular blade directly into the rolled up sheet. This spinning blade is set perpendicular to the center or “core” of the roll while it rotates on a shaft.

The end products are short, cylindrical rolls, commonly seen in everyday items like rolls of tapes, foam seals for doors or windows, and decorative felts.

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