Naph Graphics establishes its footprint among converters

Slitline 35 – Naph’s slitter rewinder for flexible and paper packaging

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tSlitline 35, the new slitter rewinder machine from Naph Graphics

Established in the year 1996, Naph Graphics has been serving the print industry with breakthrough machines. Naph also manufactures customized machines based on the unique requirements of customers in addition to offering attachments and additional parts for presses. Soon after strengthening its position as one of the leading companies in manufacturing and export of web offset presses, Naph decided to diversify and serve the converting machinery by developing slitter rewinders.

Naph’s slitter rewinder, Slitline 35, comes with a maximum web width of 1300 mm and a minimum slit width of 50 mm. The machine is capable of handling plain films, coated films, metallized films, foils and paper laminates from 12-200 microns and paperboard from 40-200 gsm. Running at a maximum speed of up to 350 meters per minute, the machine is controlled and supervised by PLC or PPC. This automation system maintains synchronization between PLC or PPC and drives, offering fast and reliable communication.

Naph Graphics also exports its machines to countries like Canada, Ghana, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and others.

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