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.

Hitchiker - Linked Slitting System - Class II

Carriages
Electroless nickel platedElectroless nickel plated
Knife Blade
5.91 in150 mm
Anvil Blade
7.48 in190 mm
Minimum Slit Width
5.24 in133 mm
Speed Range (All Application)*
114 - 1,463 mpm114 t- 1,463 mpm
Knifeholder Air (Filtered, Regulated Dry Air)
4.1 - 5.2 bar4.1 - 5.2 bar
Carriage Brake Air (Filtered, Dry Air)
5.5 - 6.9 bar5.5 - 6.9 bar
AC Motor Ratings
0.11 - 0.96 kW0.11 - 0.96 kW
Power Requirements
230 - 460 VAC 3-Phase230 - 460 VAC 3-Phase

Hitchiker - Linked Slitting System - Class III

CarriagesElectroless
Electroless nickel platedElectroless nickel plated
Knife Blade
7.87 in200 mm
Anvil Blade
9.84 in250 mm
Minimum Slit Width
5.98 in152 mm
Speed Range (All Application)
163 - 3,049 mpm163 - 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 - 6.9 bar5.5 - 6.9 bar
AC Motor Ratings
0.11 - 0.96 kW
Power Requirements
230 - 460 VAC 3-Phase0.11 - 0.96 kW