Affiliated Companies: Excel Industries, Inc. and H.K. Holdings, Inc.

1.5" x 0.500" Butech Scrap Choppers

Ref # 10141

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Type: SC500 Butech
Maximum Shear Stress: 50,000 PSI
Maximum Strip Thickness: 0.500"
Maximum Strip Width: 72" Nominal
Maximum Scrap Width: 1.5" @ 0.500" Thick
Width Adjustment of Heads: Powered
Drive: 100 HP GE DC Motor, 650/1950 RPM, 500 V

This unit is comprised of Two Chopper Heads adjustable for width
on a single base.

Each Chopper Head consists of two rotating arbors containing the
cutting knives. All knives are reversible and have four cutting
edges. A spare set of blades is supplied.

The Chopper Knife Arbors rotate in anti-friction bearings supported
in a welded steel housing. The arbors are geared together and driven
through a Foote Jones Gearbox by a 100 HP DC Motor. The Gearbox Reduction
Ratio is 13.9:1.

Both Chopper Heads are mounted on the machined ways of a common Sub-Base,
and can be adjusted for varying coil widths.

Scrap Chutes:
Scrap Chutes are provided to guide scrap from the Slitter. 2 Sets are
supplied mounted with the Slitter Setups.

Scrap Conveyor:
The unit consists of a continuous hinged steel belt driven by sprockets
from an AC Motor, the entire unit being supported on fabricated rolled
steel sections. This will convey the scrap into a customer supplied bin.

These Choppers were used on a Push/Pull Pickle Line that was running up to
500 FPM Max.


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