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Shafted Roll Stand with Edge Guidance Avoids Waste

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Press release from the issuing company

Converters of premium products such as film, foils and laminated materials can now minimize trim waste with a shafted roll stand outfitted with edge guidance from MAXSON AUTOMATIC MACHINERY COMPANY (Westerly, RI).  Designed to handle rolls up to 60" (1524 mm) in diameter, the unit is available in widths up to 65" (1651 mm) and has a 5000 pound (2727 kg) capacity.
A sensor mounted at the cutter infeed monitors the web's edge as the material feeds into the sheeter. The roll stand's edge guidance system automatically compensates to assure proper placement of the web through the cutter and into the stacker. This feature eliminates the need to take an edge trim when slitting telescoped rolls.
The roll stand can be equipped with manual mechanical brakes or pneumatic disc brakes that are coupled to the shaft.  As an option, a tension controller automatically lessens brake pressure as the roll diameter is reduced.
Please contact Brent H. Burdick, Director of Sales & Marketing, for further information or your graphic requirements for the enclosed photographs at bburdick@maxsonautomatic.com or by telephone at (401-596-0162).


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