Kentucky Steel Center
1101 Mayde Rd.
Berea, KY 40403

Capabilities

Capabilities and Machine Specs

Our machinery sets us apart– with it, we can meet the stringent standards of the automotive industry. See below our equipment and specifications. 

Hand Shear

Betenbender Hydraulic

HR P&O, CR, EG, GA, GI, Stainless

SpecMetricEnglish
Thickness Range0.25-6.35 mm.010-.250"
Length1350 mm max53" max
Tolerance+/-1.omm
Strokes19/min.
Knife Length1930 mm76"
Hold Down Pins13

Leveler No. 1 - Sonoda Engineering

HR P&O, CR, EG, GA, GI, Stainless

SpecMetricEnglish
Thickness Range0.3-2.3 mm * 3.2 mm: 200 mm width max .011-.090” .126”
Width100-920 mm3.93-36.22”
Length180-2000 mm7.1-78.4”
Tolerance+/-0.2 mm per 1000 mm length at uniform line speed +/-0.5 mm at top and tail of a master coil
Incoming Max Weight7000 kg15400 lbs
Incoming Max OD1500 mm59.0”
Incoming ID508 mm20”
Number of Cuts140 cuts/min. max
Squareness+/-0.5 mm per 1000 mm length
Line Speed8-60 m/min max
Threading Speed12 m/min
Piler Capacity2000 mm length x 500 mm height x 2000 kg max
Finish Leveller
Pinch Roll2 pcs x dia. 144 mm x 1060 mm L
Work Roll15 pcs x dia. 60 mm x 1150 mm L Top 7 pcs / Bottom 8 pcs
Back Up Roll17 pcs x dia. 69 mm x 500 mm L

Leveler No. 2 - Sonoda Engineering

HR P&O, CR, EG, GA, GI, Stainless

SpecMetricEnglish
Thickness Range0.3-2.3 mm * 3.2 mm: 200 mm width max .011-.090” .126”
Width100-920 mm3.93-36.22”
Length180-2000 mm7.1-78.4”
Tolerance+/-0.2 mm per 1000 mm length at uniform line speed +/-0.5 mm at top and tail of a master coil
Incoming Max Weight7000 kg15400 lbs
Incoming Max OD1500 mm59.0”
Incoming ID508 mm20”
Number of Cuts140 cuts/min. max
Squareness+/-0.5 mm per 1000 mm length
Line Speed8-60 m/min max
Threading Speed12 m/min
Piler Capacity2000 mm length x 500 mm height x 2000 kg max
Finish Leveller
Pinch Roll2 pcs x dia. 144 mm x 1060 mm L
Work Roll15 pcs x dia. 60 mm x 1150 mm L Top 7 pcs / Bottom 8 pcs
Back Up Roll17 pcs x dia. 69 mm x 500 mm L

Slitter No. 1 - Braner

HR P&O, CR, EG, GA, GI, Stainless

Tensile Strength: 49.2 kg/mm sq. max

SpecMetricEnglish
Thickness Width0.25-6.35 mm.010-.250”
Range
Master Coils1575 mm max62” max
Slit Coils50-1524 mm2.0-60.0”
Tolerance+/-0.3 mm
Scrap Required10 mm0.4”
Max Weight22500 kg50000 lbs
Max OD
Master Coils762-1828 mm30-72”
Slit Coils762-1828 mm30-72”
Inside Diameter
Master Coils508-610 mm20-24”
Slit Coils508-610 mm *ID: 610 mm by attachment20-24” *ID: 24” by attachment
Arbor Diameter228.6 mm9.0”
# of Slitter Head2
Line Speed305 m/min max1000 FPM max
SlittingFull Loop / Push/PullPull Through (High/Low)
Crane Capacity23000 kg50000 lbs
Incoming FeedOver or Under
Outgoing WrapOver Only
Other FeatureGamma Ray thickness
No. of Strands
ThicknessNumber (max)Speed (m/min max)
0.25-1.6 mm28305
2.0 mm26305
2.3 mm24305
3.2 mm15305
4.5 mm14100
6.0 mm4305
6.0 mm8100

Slitter No. 2 - Sonoda Engineering

HR P&O, CR, EG, GA, GI, Stainless

Tensile Strength: 55 kg/mm sq. max

SpecMetricEnglish
Thickness Width0.6-7.0 mm.024-.275”
Range
Master Coils400-1600 mm 15.7-62.9”
Slit Coils45-1590 mm1.8-62.5”
Tolerance+/-0.3 mm
Scrap Required10 mm0.4”
Max Weight23000 kg50000 lbs
Max OD
Master Coils2000 mm78.7”
Slit Coils2000 mm78.7”
Inside Diameter
Master Coils508-610 mm20-24”
Slit Coils508-610 mm *ID: 610 mm by attachment20-24” *ID: 24” by attachment
Arbor Diameter240 mm9.5”
# of Slitter Head2
Line Speed150 m/min max492 FPM max
SlittingDrive Cut / Pull Cut
Crane Capacity23000 kg50000 lbs
Incoming FeedOver or Under
Outgoing WrapOver Only
Other FeatureGamma Ray thickness
No. of Strands
ThicknessNumber (max)Speed (m/min max)
0.25-1.6 mm21150
2.3 mm17150
3.2 mm14150
4.5 mm10100
6.0 mm875
7.0 mm675

Slitter No. 3 - Sonoda Engineering

HR P&O, CR, EG, GA, GI, Stainless

Tensile Strength: 55 kg/mm sq. max

SpecMetricEnglish
Thickness Width0.5-4.2 mm.019-.165”
Range
Master Coils400-1350 mm15.7-53.1”
Slit Coils40-1340 mm1.6-52.7”
Tolerance+/-0.3 mm
Scrap Required10 mm0.4”
Max Weight20000 kg44000 lbs
Max OD
Master Coils2000 mm78.7”
Slit Coils2000 mm78.7”
Inside Diameter
Master Coils508-610 mm20-24”
Slit Coils508 mm20”
Arbor Diameter240 mm9.5”
# of Slitter Head2
Line Speed180 m/min max590 FPM max
SlittingDrive Cut / Pull Cut
Crane Capacity23000 kg50000 lbs
Incoming FeedOver Only
Outgoing WrapOver Only
Other FeatureGamma Ray thickness
No. of Strands
ThicknessNumber (max)Speed (m/min max)
0.5-1.0 mm21180
1.0-2.3 mm16180
2.3-3.2 mm11150
3.2-4.2 mm9130