The strip edge can have a major effect on the processing result, such as how easy the product is to form. Strict width tolerances mean strips can be processed without having to trim the edges, increasing output. This requires first-rate preparation of the edges. The BILSTEIN GROUP supplies its products in the following edge conditions:
- Mill edge (NK)
- Slit edge (GK)
- Custom edge (SK)
In regards to custom edges, a distinction has to be made between rolled and skived edges. Edges of mild and unalloyed steel strips are usually customized via the skiving process.
The following custom edges are available as standard, with further options available on request: