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Sheeter Specifically Designed for Digital Press Sizes

Press release from the issuing company

Maxson Automatic Machinery Company (Westerly RI USA) has introduced to the market a sheeter specifically designed for the digital sheet fed printing presses. The sheeter, which can accept up to 65" (1651 mm) wide webs, can convert and stack up to 40" (1016 mm) long sheets. The sheeter configuration is in response to the printing press manufacturers' trend of providing digital size sheets between 10" - 30" (254 - 762 mm). Equipped with a quick set up slitting rig, the sheeter is able to produce multiple piles across the width of the sheeter to maximize production while reducing run time. Energy conserving drive systems accurately and squarely produce the smaller sheet sizes within +/- 0.015" (+/- 0.381 mm) of the desired cut off eliminating the need to guillotine trim to a finished size. The delivery system incorporates special design features to convey multiple streams of short, light weight sheets from the cutter to the stacker. Innovative use of static eliminating systems in combination with compressed air, allows trouble free sheet flow at higher speeds. Because of the sheeter's compact foot print and dependable operation allows the machine to be tended by one person. The stacking station, which creates press ready piles, utilizes similar concepts used in the delivery system to control the cut packet. The automatic down feed system and vibratory jog insures consistent stack quality without Operator attention. Adjusting the jog box requires no hand tools and allows for complete size changes within 15 minutes.