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Live demonstration of Roboslit plus series 1000 mpm dual turret slitter rewinder at drupa 2024

At drupa 2024 in Dusseldorf, SP Ultraflex, a specialist in Converting Slitter Rewinders, will conduct a live demonstration of its Roboslit plus series 1000 mpm dual turret slitter rewinder. Biku Kohli, CEO of SP Ultraflex, said, “This model, positioned right at the top of our extensive range, includes a host of features that take output, quality, and operator convenience to the next level within a safe and automated environment that includes end-to-end integrated material handling.”

The machine, which will be on display in hall no-11, stand no D12, has an operational speed of 1000 MPM. It has a fully automatic job set-up that encompasses the positioning of the web guide sensor, cutters, trim extraction nozzles, and rewind cores, effectively minimizing setup time, material consumption, and operator dependency.

Other features include a newly developed low-noise trim extraction system that allows a safer and more comfortable working environment; an automatic off-loader with a secondary pusher that reduces manual effort and enhances workflow efficiency, enabling continuous operation without interruptions; and robust safety features, including an area scanner, doors and guard interlocking, and CCTV cameras to ensure a secure working environment for operators.

Kohli explained the automatic job set-up feature. “It involves the simultaneous alignment of the unwind, cutting, and rewind sections of the machine to the package design through the use of servo-driven pick-and-place mechanisms for the components in the respective sections.” He believes this feature will be one of the key attactions for visitors, who are overwhelmed by the size changes required on their slitter rewinders.

The SP Ultraflex team says the newly designed trim extraction is far more efficient than its predecessor and, as such, can produce the desired suction power at a fraction of the power consumed by a regular trim extraction blower.

Kohli says the printing industry is undergoing rapid and significant changes. In the evolving landscape, he expressed confidence that his team is ready to deliver for converters who demand more efficient solutions with minimal set-up wastage and reduced dependency on operator skills.

He feels drupa 2024 is the largest exhibition in the industry and offers an opportunity to maximize the global exposure of any company. “It will play a vital role in facilitating our company’s growth trajectory by providing a platform for strategic engagement, collaboration, and continuous learning within the dynamic landscape of the flexible packaging and converting industry.”

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