Optimize Slitter Performance

Tidland will host a free e-seminar to help converters better utilize their existing slitting equipment. "Optimize Slitter Performance" will begin at 2 PM EST on Thursday, March 16th.

Slitting New Product Digest

Find the latest slitter installations, equipment, and technology from: Titan, Ashe Converting Equipment, Mario Cotta, REM Mfg., Dienes Werke, Deacro, Soma Engineering, Rotoflex, and Tidland.

Why Isn't Your Slitter Running?

Walk by any slitter and more likely than not, it won’t be running. Why? Besides having no input material or no demand for slitting, your slitter likely is not running because the slitter operator is busy doing all the work needed to support the slitter. Your slitter may not be running, but I bet your slitter operator is.

Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters

This two-day seminar will cover processes and problems, with numerous speakers covering a variety of topics.

Climate Control

Everyone knows what a mess humidity can make of your hair. You should see what a lack of humidity does to film.

A King of Shrink Contender

Decades ago, Elvis firmly established Memphis, TN, as home to where records and kings are made. David Seuss, VP of sales for fourth-generation-owned Color Craft Label Co. (a dynasty in its own right) also in Memphis, has his own hopes and dreams. No more-pleasing music to the ear could be heard than for Color Craft some day to be crowned king of shrink-sleeve labels.

Brave New Slitting World

With run speeds in excess of 600 meters per minute, set-up times down to mere minutes, and today’s technology of laser positioning knives and cores, turret rewinds, automatic discharge onto conveyors, labeling and pre-shrinking the material to be ready for dispatch, slitting has entered a new era.

Taming Plastics

Plastics may be flexible, brittle, or stretchable; thin, medium, or thick; clear to opaque; really easy to tear, easy to tear, tough to tear, or impossible to tear; have excellent "memory" or have no "memory"; react readily to heat or don’t react to heat at all; allow air to pass through them or actually prevent bullets from passing through them. You get the picture. So how do you cut, crease, and perforate such incredibly diverse (and perverse) materials

Custom Slitter a Basic Success

Converdis, a div. of Cascades Paper and a manufacturer and distributor of packaging products, produces 55,000 metric tons/yr at its Berthierville, QC,

Slitting Debris: Cracking the Case

Dust and debris are a common but unwanted side product of slitting. Slitting debris comprises the small particles that break off a product's edge during the slitting process. It is created through fracture and abrasion. Uncontrolled slitting debris will lead to defects in your customer's product and equipment downtime.

Fast & Flawless

Spectratek is converting thin-gauge holographic films at high speeds, thanks to new equipment from Stanford Products.

Inspection Perfection

Ultra Flex Packaging Corp. sees customers’ acceptance soar with AVT’s Apollo system on its slitter-rewinders.

Catty Corp.: Flex-Pack Converter

Catty Corp. is so proud of its success and its new equipment, including a Deacro slitter and a Bobst Champlian press, it wants to let... THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG.

Titan Slitter Is the Choice for Spanish Converter

Plsticos Industriales S.A., Valencia, Spain, recently commissioned a new, fully automated Titan SMA 900 slitter/rewinder from Valmet Converting in an
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Appleton Mfg Custom Slabber for Nonwovens

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