Chopping lines are an integrated system supplied around a chopping technology that has been selected to meet the productivity and product quality specifications required by the end application. Chopping lines can be either dry (direct) chopping or thermal, line that include baths and dryers in order to modify the surface coating of the material prior to chopping. Normally fibres or tapes are presented to a set of rotating rolls equipped with blades that cut the feedstock to the desired size and aspect. Operating cost and maintenance are key factors for consideration in the selection of the technology.