Inline vs. Offline Converting: When Does Inline Slitting Rewinding Make Sense?
In certain situations, inline slitting rewinding can streamline operations and improve efficiency. In the 2020 Q4 issue of Converting Quarterly, Catbridge president Michael Pappas talks about the factors to consider when determining the viability of inline slitting rewinding. These factors include line speed, product thickness, product quality, and slit width. Fully automatic turret winders are best for inline slitting, and these machines can be equipped for seamless performance in a process line. Pappas also provides recommendations for transitioning to line integration.
To read the complete article, go to Converting Quarterly’s digital 2020 Q4 issue: