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Winder Offers Easy Change

The modular design of the Atlas CW800 center winder for both plain and metallized films is said to enable easy change of unwind options, slitting systems,

Reflections on Deflection

After reading last month's column, you should have resolved all of your deflecting roller problems. However, the alert web handler is not done with deflection

Treat Web Curl

A penetrating breaker roll decurl unit is programmed to treat web curl automatically as the roll unwinds. In mode, decurl movement is programmed from

Splicer To Aid Training

Flexographic Trade Services (FTS), which offers consulting and training services, has installed a new Martin Automatic splicer and rewinder combo on a narrow web label press

Spooling Line Uses SAHM Winders

Catbridge Machinery has built a p-s tape spooling line utilizing SAHM winders

Splicer/Rewind Combo Cuts Waste

The MBSC splicer combined with an STR rewind provides roll automation for label presses with webs to 13 in. With speeds to 500 fpm, combo is called a

Flexo Trade Services Installs Martin Automatic Butt Splicer & Turret Rewinder

Martin Automatic announces the installation of a new splicer and rewinder combo on a narrow web label press at Flexographic Trade Services, Fort Mill, SC. The new Martin Automatic MBSC butt splicer

Web Lines: Are You Getting the Shaft?

Getting the shaft may sound bad in street lingo, but in winding there are good and bad aspects of whether you want to get the shaft (wind with a shaft

Unwind Features Aid Production

Company offers a dual-position turret unwind feature for its AFR Series automatic rewinders for the food film industry. Feature allows the machine operator

Martin Automatic Introduces Compact Splicer/Rewinder

ROCKFORD, IL | PFFC was invited to visit Martin Automatic on March 5 for an exclusive look at the new MBSC/STR compact splicer/rewinder combination. With

Splicing/Rewinding: Martin Automatic Introduces Compact Unit

MBSC/STR combo offers a practical, affordable solution for narrow web converters

Rewind Many Materials

Model RRW-1400 high-speed counter roll rewinder is designed to convert many materials, including gift wrap paper, wallpaper, metallized PP, PP, and PVC

Kampf Enhances Service Offerings

WIEHL, GERMANY Kampf has introduced new service concepts for its slitting and winding machines. Tailor-made services offer a choice between individually

Move Rolls Safely

The battery-powered RollMover is said to increase productivity and ensure worker safety when heavy loads need to be moved. Has the power to move loads

Rollstands for Winding Control

Solution Series shafted rollstands range from a simple A-frame with brakes, safety chucks, and a shaft to more complex systems with closed or open loop

Wind Forward And Reverse

The Centrum CS blown film center surface winder is able to wind in forward and reverse modes. Floating Suspension System is said to provide outstanding

Wind with Less Vibration

The Goebel optiwind two-drum winder handles materials to 7,000 mm at a speed of 3.000 mpm. Variable drum roller geometry is said to enable rollers in

Keep Cores from Deforming

Leaf air shafts reportedly provide the ideal support for thin wall cores of 1 in. or larger to keep cores from deforming during winding. Trapper leaf

Couple Spindles Quickly

EZ-Lock Spindle Coupling Kits now are available for company's Helipath Stand, DIN Adapter, Thermosel, and EZ-Lock Vane Spindle Set. Reportedly, coupling

Winder Is Fast

The WOW winder, designed for stretch film applications, is said to offer higher roll quality, winding speed, winder indexing time, material optimization,

Cores | The Foundation of Winding

Where would you prefer to build your next house on swamp land or solid bedrock? This should be an easy question since it's clear a house starts with the

A Torque Devil Is in the Details

In center winders, like the classic Rolling Stones song, you can't always get what you want. Imagine you need to buy a new center-driven winder or unwinder.

Berry Plastics Gets First WOW Winder

GLOUCESTER, MA | Gloucester Engineering reports Berry Plastics, Evansville, IN, will install the world's first WOW Winder on a Gloucester 11-layer PE

Rewind Equipment: Chic & Sleek

IKEA's line of modern home furnishings is virtually synonymous with the phrase Scandinavian design. But one Sweden-based wallpaper manufacturer was using

Time for Unwinding Upgrade?

How do you know when its time to upgrade from a brake-controlled to a driven unwinding process?

Spool Rules

No longer just limited to paper, film, and foil materials, converting is a critical process for nonwovens and the increasing complexity of laminates

Winding Doesn't Add Up

When things in life are linear, they make sense. Driving two hours usually gets you twice as far as driving one hour. Adding two doughnuts a day to your

The Coefficient of Winding Trouble

In winding, the important coefficient of friction (COF) is always about the two surfaces that will come in contact as the entering layer hits the winding

Custom Core Shafts Do the Job

NEW BERLIN, WI Premier Paper Converting Machinery, a company making machines that produce fiber and corrugated partitions, now offers a custom machine

Winding: What We Know & What We Don't Know

Winding is an amazingly complex process. Our understanding of winding can be broken into three areas: the winding process, winder design, and wound roll

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