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UPM Orders Braner Eccentric Ring Slitter

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United Performance Metals has ordered a Braner/Loopco Turret Head Slitter to produce ultra-precision high-strength stainless slit coil in its Hamilton, Ohio, coil processing center.  The Turret Slitter, designed to process stainless coils with mechanical properties to 200,000-psi, will employ precision eccentric steel strippers rather than common rubber stripper rings in order to enhance ultra-precision thin gauge slit coil quality.  

Twin Slitter heads capable of switching from one order to the next in 60 seconds will deliver extraordinary short-run special order production efficiency, Braner claims. The new Eccentric Ring Slitter will be the second Turret Head Slitter in operation at UPM.  

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