March 14, 2019 – Calstrip Industries, a multi-facility ferrous and non-ferrous flat rolled coil and sheet distributor and processor headquartered in Mira Loma, CA, has placed an order for a Braner/Loopco Hi-Performance Flying Shear Multi-Blanker System for installation its new green field coil center under construction in Blytheville, AR.
The new Multi-Blanker will have the ability to convert 72” wide bare and coated carbon steel, aluminum alloy, and stainless coil in gauges to .135” into flat sheet products and precise tolerance blanks. The new Multi-Blanker will feature the latest production efficiency and safety technology that includes a precision CNC Cassette style Leveler, flat pass line Servo Driven Flying Shear, PVC and Interleaved Paper Laminators, quick-set-up Precision Slitter, product quality Inspection Station, Hands-Off Defective Part Reject Station, Automatic Skid Injector, and a wide array of machine safety permissives and safety apparatus.
In addition to the Multi-Blanker, Calstrip Industries’ new Blytheville facility will also house a new 72” x .250”/.015” Braner/Loopco Turret Head™ Slitting Line and an Automatic Slit Coil Packaging Line. The new Calstrip Arkansas coil center will complement Calstrip flat rolled coil operations in Mira Loma, CA, Santa Teresa, NM, and Mission, TX, where among other coil and sheet production equipment Calstrip operates four (4) Braner/Loopco Turret Head™ Slitting Lines and two (2) Braner/Loopco CTL/Multi-Blankers.