Web handling & converting
ITCM has a wealth of experience in Web handling and converting of reel-fed materials. High speed web handling with typical speeds of 1 – 3 metres per second is our speciality. We have worked with a wide range of materials from fine and delicate filter papers to laminate films, and even steel! We are experts in controlling and converting reel-based materials with state-of-art solutions for closed loop tension control, active web tracking, accurate registration control and auto-splicing mechanisms. Solutions incorporating zones of continuous and intermittent motion to facilitate complex conversions are commonplace.
Reel-fed material processing
ITCM has experience with a wide variety of web processing solutions used in web material processing. Particular skills include design of innovative mechanisms to fold, form and manipulate product in a variety of different ways. Precision lamination, in register, of multiple layers is also a key strength. Other operations include a wide variety of cutting technologies such as rotary, shear, platen and laser cutting. Sealing technologies are also a core area with particular skills in heat sealing and ultrasonics. Typical in-line quality checks include vision-system inspection and pinhole detection.
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