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
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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.

Class II

Carriages
Electroless nickel platedElectroless nickel plated
Knife Blade
5.91 inches150 mm
Anvil Blade
7.48 inches190 mm
Minimum Slit Width
5.24 inches133 mm
Speed Range (All Application)*
114 to 1,463 mpm114 to 1,463 mpm
Knifeholder Air (Filtered, Regulated Dry Air)
4.1 to 5.2 bar4.1 to 5.2 bar
Carriage Brake Air (Filtered, Dry Air)
5.5 to 6.9 bar5.5 to 6.9 bar
AC Motor Ratings
0.11 to 0.96 kW0.11 to 0.96 kW
Power Requirements
230 to 460 VAC 3-Phase230 to 460 VAC 3-Phase

Class III

CarriagesElectroless
Electroless nickel platedElectroless nickel plated
Knife Blade
7.87 inches200 mm
Anvil Blade
9.84 inches250 mm
Minimum Slit Width
5.98 inches152 mm
Speed Range (All Application)
163 to 3,049 mpm163 to 3,049 mpm
Knifeholder Air (Filtered, Regulated Dry Air)
4.1 to 5.2 bar4.1 to 5.2 bar
Carriage Brake Air (Filtered, Dry Air)
5.5 to 6.9 bar5.5 to 6.9 bar
AC Motor Ratings
0.11 to 0.96 kW
Power Requirements
230 to 460 VAC 3-Phase0.11 to 0.96 kW