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Tidland Hitchiker - Linked Slitting System

  • Mill-Duty durability
  • Increased slitter set-up accuracy and repeatability
  • Faster order changes
  • Ease of maintenance
  • Easy retrofit
  • Optional Equipment (may alter dimensions):
  • Gear reducer (minimum slit widths are increased)
  • Special motors based on speed requirements
  • Custom web support platens
  • Support frames
  • Trim Chute

Used in applications that involve multiple slits and need the best quality cut, Tidland’s durable and reliable Hitchiker Linked Slitting System drastically reduces web-out slitter setup time and improves slit quality. The Hitchiker allows repositioning of knifeholders and anvil rings simultaneously, maintaining the critical blade-to-anvil relationship. This affordable slitting system is available in two sizes, and is capable of handling smaller systems with 2-3 knives, as well as larger systems. The Hitchiker retrofits easily to most machines, accommodating virtually any web width and any number of slits.

Tidland Hitchiker Specifications

  • Class II
  • CarriagesElectroless nickel plated
  • Knife Blade150 mm5.91 inches
  • Anvil Blade190 mm7.48 inches
  • Minimum Slit Width133 mm5.24 inches
  • Speed Range (All Application)*114 to 1,463 mpm
  • Knifeholder Air (Filtered, Regulated Dry Air)4.1 to 5.2 bar
  • Carriage Brake Air (Filtered, Dry Air)5.5 to 6.9 bar
  • AC Motor Ratings0.11 to 0.96 kW
  • Power Requirements230 to 460 VAC 3-Phase
  • Class III
  • CarriagesElectroless nickel plated
  • Knife Blade200 mm7.87 inches
  • Anvil Blade250 mm9.84 inches
  • Minimum Slit Width152 mm5.98 inches
  • Speed Range (All Application)*163 to 3,049 mpm
  • Knifeholder Air (Filtered, Regulated Dry Air)4.1 to 5.2 bar
  • Carriage Brake Air (Filtered, Dry Air)5.5 to 6.9 bar
  • AC Motor Ratings0.11 to 0.96 kW
  • Power Requirements230 to 460 VAC 3-Phase

*Maximum speed is dependent on application and material. Lower speeds are possible with gear reducer.