What are Slitter Rewinders?

Slitter Rewinders are machines manufactured for slitting and rewinding BOPP (orientated polypropylene), PET (polyester), LDPE, HDPE, Nylon, polyurethane, paper, aluminium foil, EVOH and laminates of these materials. These are predominantly used as flexible packaging materials but can also be used for medical and pharmaceutical products, label stock, self adhesive tapes, paper products and a wide range of other applications.

Rollers in Slitter Rewinders move the material through the machine, perpetually turning. High volume production where the rollers are constantly in use means that rollers are wearing parts. Read more about wearing parts here. As wear happens over time, the diameter of the roller decreases which can effect production.  

B and B Precision can manufacture rollers and apply HVOF high wear resistant coatings in house to increase the life span of rollers. As sub-contract precision engineers, we work to your specifications, drawing and parts to manufacture to tight tolerances. Our turning and boring capabilities means that we can manufacture rollers, shafts, sleeves, drums (with or without splines and features).

Rollers for Slitter Rewinder OEMs

If you’re a manufacturer of Slitter Rewinder’s and Converting equipment utilising sub contract manufactures for your machine production. You may be interested in improving the wear of your machines by offering your finished product with HVOF thermal coated parts. Contact us to discuss your production projects, we can quote for both machining and coating saving you time and money.  We offer complete engineering services.

Rollers for converting, packaging, printing and composites industries

Rollers are a wearing part which means they will need to be replaced at some point. Thermal spray coating is highly wear resistant. We can coat with materials such as Tungsten Carbide, Chrome Oxide, Stellite 6, Alumina and Inconel and apply bespoke coatings. Not only does applying coatings allow us to coat a cheaper base material with a hard layer, but we can also repair worn/scratched and scored rollers back to size. Then ground back to tolerance.

Repairs, Replacements and Reverse Engineering of critical components.

Are you an OEM or product manufacturer, in the print industry, pharmaceutical industry or other that uses Slitter Rewinders? You could benefit from using our Roller engineering services, please contact us to see how we can help.

Email at mail@bandbprecision.co.uk or call us on +44 (0) 1484 866 386.

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