TitanSlitter ER610-DT

The next generation Compact Turret Slitter Rewinder

From three years in research and development, with multi-million-pound investment in new parts design and processes, this new Compact Slitter Rewinder demonstrates unparalleled build standards with solid and dependable engineering from the outset. The TitanSlitter ER610-DT project ensured unequalled combinations of operator safety, yet huge productivity improvements and reduced machine download times.

  • Auto Cross Cut Facility Safety for Operators (No Need for manual cutting with such implements as “handheld knives” or climbing up, into or over machine.

  • Safety Facilities Area laser scanners and guard fencing ensure complete operator safety to CE standards where required

  • Full UL and CUL Conformity on Build Standards to exceed latest requirements and CE Marking.

The new control system utilizes a Flat touch screen terminal providing simple operation with the use of symbols (not language sensitive). The screen provides input for the most frequently used functions such as machine speed,

tensions ranges, lay-on pressures, length and diameters, etc. Once desired parameters are set, this information

can be saved in a 'Material file' and can be recalled at any time for fully automatic setting of the running parameters.

The operator can make a new 'Material file' for each product run and a 'Job file' for every customer which saves significant time for setting the parameters to run the machine.

  • Repeat Job Memory for Fast Run Set Up

  • Ergonomic Screens at both front Rewind and rear Unwind

  • Intuitive Diagnostics

  • Embedded Operator Manuals and Technical Data

  • Remote Access and Technical Support via Atlas Gateway

A line-laser guided core positioning system enables the operator to reload new cores quickly and accurately minimising set-up time and re-starts due to improper alignment.

Individual laser alignments can be set as low as 25mm

The machine has four rewind shafts for high productivity, each turret containing two rewind shafts. The turrets are of cantilevered design eliminating the need for CENTRE cross shafts.

The winding takes place on two rewind shafts whilst the other two shafts can be loaded with cores enabling a fast changeover on completion of winding.

The operator can set the mode either to:

Manual mode.

at the completion of the winding cycle, the machine stops, and the operator must press a button to start the splicing cycle

Automatic mode.

at the completion of the winding cycle, the machine slows down and automatically starts the splice cycle

Rewind Support And Turret Index Cycle

All Rewind Shafts Are Fully Supported During Turret Rotation (Prevents Twisting and Deflection to The Shafts)

Industry Leading Low Cycle Time with Less than 15 Seconds to Cycle Turret for Roll Replacement.

Watch the video below on the new TitanSlitter ER610-DT including information on the dual turret winding module:

This is a Compact Dual Turret Slitter Rewinder to maximise productivity, processing web widths up to 1650mm (65") at up to 600m/min (2000ft/min) From three years in research and development, with multi-million-pound investment in new parts design and processes, this new Compact Slitter Rewinder demonstrates unparalleled build standards with solid and dependable engineering from the outset.

Technical Data

WEB WIDTH 1350MM / 53" OR 1650MM / 65"
MAXIMUM UNWIND DIAMETER 1000MM / 39"
MAXIMUM REWIND DIAMETER 610MM / 24"
MAXIMUM PRODUCTION SPEED 600M/MIN / 1968FT/MIN
MINIMUM SLIT WIDTH 1100MM / 43"

Web Path of TitanSlitter ER610-DT

1 Unwind
Floor pick-up unwind incorporates a regenerative motor for optimum unwind tension control with edge guide and optional oscillation.

2 Splice Table
An adjustable SPLICE table provides the operator with the ideal ergonomic environment for perfect splicing.

3 Combination Knife Holder              
Unique system enables simple and fast changeover of knife types using ‘knife inserts’, no need to remove heavy shafts. The female knife shaft also stays within the machine and female knives are loaded easily through convenient access on side of the machine.

4 Trim Extractor
Individually designed to wind and collect the edge trim during slitting machine processes.

5 Spreader Roll
Also known as the banana or bowed roller.    
This roller orientates and prepares the material for slitting eliminating creasing, web expansion and wrinkle removing  before reaching the knives.

6 Secondary Contact Roll
Enables the set-up time to be reduced

7 Contact Rolls
The Contact roll arms provide more precise contact, which enables higher quality rewind reels. Contact roll parking enables reduced set-up time and increased productivity.

8 Rewind Material
Titan’s differential winding system utilises ‘Ball Locks’ & provides constant tension regardless of the different widths of packages being rewound. No adjustment of the rewind shafts is required, minimising ‘downtime’ and increasing productivity.

Detailed Videos on some of the TitanSlitter ER619-DT Processes

Rewind Safety Perimeter

Build Standards – Operator Safety

The Titan ER610-DT has full UL and CUL conformity on build standards to exceed latest requirements and CE marking.

Such safety devices and systems include:

  • Auto cross cut facility safety for operators (no need for manual cutting with such implements as “handheld knives” or climbing up, into or over machine.

  • Safety facilities area laser scanners and guard fencing ensure complete operator safety to ce standards where required

Unwind Safety Fence and E-Stop

Build Standards – Operator Safety

The TitanSlitter ER610-DT has FULL UL AND CUL CONFORMITY ON BUILD STANDARDS TO EXCEED LATEST REQUIREMENTS AND CE MARKING.

Such safety devices and systems include:

  • AUTO CROSS CUT FACILITY SAFETY FOR OPERATORS (NO NEED FOR MANUAL CUTTING WITH SUCH IMPLEMENTS AS “HANDHELD KNIVES” OR CLIMBING UP, INTO OR OVER MACHINE.

  • SAFETY FACILITIES AREA LASER SCANNERS AND GUARD FENCING ENSURE COMPLETE OPERATOR SAFETY TO CE STANDARDS WHERE REQUIRED

Electrical Raise and Lower of Mother Roll

Some of these are optional and standard; please ask your sales representative on the machine specifications for your region.

Shaftless Unwind

Electrically positioned unwind arms with independent or pair control. The Unwind will operate in both directions i.e. over and under web lead. As an option the unit can be supplied with electric raise and lower. Shaftless unwind.  

Unwind Tension Control Pneumatic Brake

A pneumatically controlled brake system is used to control the desired tension in the unwinding web.        

Tensions stored in recipe for simple reset.  

AC Motor Servo Driven

The Unwind chuck is driven using a AC servo motor utilising a load cell feedback to create the desired web tension.

This allows

  • Fast acceleration and deceleration positively driving

  • Reduces possibility of web elongation

  • Exact tension control

  • Ability to control web tension even with extendable materials            

Unwind Regenerative Braking

During running the unwind motor functions as a brake, tensioning the material and generates energy. This energy is transferred by the unwind drive to the DC bus and used by the rewind motor to drive the material.  

Fixed Height Unwind

The unwind beam is mounted in a fixed position providing the operator the opportunity to utilise existing roll lifting equipment available to them. Utilise existing roll lifting equipment  

Electric Pick Up from Floor

The system can be used to raise or lower the roll from the floor / pallet depending upon customer requirements.

  • No loading trolley required.

  • Integrated into machine unwind

  • Electrically activated

  • Min. reel diameter (mm) Floor pick up 600mm (13.5”)

Hydraulic Pick Up from Floor

The unwind arms are raised and lowered using hydraulic cylinders connected to an on demand hydraulic power pack situated on the side frame. The system can be used to raise or lower the roll from the floor / pallet depending upon customer requirements.

  • No loading trolley required.

  • Integrated into machine unwind

  • Hydraulically activated

  • Min. reel diameter (mm) Floor pick up 600mm (13.5”)

Splice Table with Individual Vacuum and Web Clamps

This splice table is mounted on the Unwind stand over the roll for the ease of operation.

For the loading or unloading of a roll the whole splice table arrangement can be manually lifted to gain clear access.

The splice table allows full width splices to take place in a horizontal plane at 90deg to the web direction.

The operator performs a manual ‘cut-off’ using the splice table steel cutting grooves. 

The splice table is supplied with a dual chamber vacuum feature which enables webs to be held throughout the splicing procedure without moving providing for a much more accurate join.  

  • Ergonomic position for operator

  • Precise cutting using machined steel slots

  • Reduces waste

Digital Positioning of Knives 

This device allows operators to change knife positions quickly and accurately by providing actual repeatable position indication of the knives. The device consists of a linear slide assembly that has a digital measuring and display device. For rotary knives the unit has a pointer which will interface with the female knife position .

The digital device will be place on the first female knife (datum) and reset to zero, then the device will be moved (by hand) to the required slit width and the female knife positioned. The digital readout will again be set to zero and the next knife set etc. The same process is made when positioning Razor holders

  • Accurate repeatable positioning

  • Allows faster slit width changes

  • Reduces potential operator errors causing re-starts

Lockable Knives

The 25mm (1”) or 50mm (2”) or 50mm (2”) female knives are positioned to suit the slitting width and to support the web then individually locked into position. Often used in conjunction with Digital knife positioning system.

  • No spacers required allowing fast slit width setting

  • Can be used with digital positioning system

Selection of Slitting Knife Configurations

New Combination male knives (Shaftless) system allow fast changing and adapting to different needs.

Set up can include:

  • Razor In Air

  • Slitting In Groove

  • Shear Slitting

  • Fast Set up and Change Over

  • Digital Positioning Option

Rear HDI Control Panel

Fully Integrated Symbol based Operating System -

Ability to run the machine from both front and back

The new control system utilizes a flat touch screen terminal providing simple operation with the use of symbols (not language sensitive). the screen provides input for the most frequently used functions such as machine speed,

Tensions ranges, lay-on pressures, length and diameters, etc. once desired parameters are set, this information

Can be saved in a 'material file' and can be recalled at any time for fully automatic setting of the running parameters.

The operator can make a new 'material file' for each product run and a 'job file' for every customer which saves significant time for setting the parameters to run the machine.

Repeat job memory for fast run set up

Ergonomic screens at both front rewind and rear unwind

Intuitive diagnostics

Embedded operator manuals and technical data

Remote access and technical support via Atlas Gateway

Digital Web Guider Utilising BST Pro 600

Incorporating  the  latest  BST  CLS  Pro  600 being  an  innovative  concept  made  up  of  a  high  resolution  CCD  colour  sensor,   a clearly arranged backlit colour display, optimum image processing as well as high performance LEDs.

Altogether, the sensor offers all the features to ensure perfect  control  results  even  in  the  case  of  poor  contrasts.  Fully  integrated into  the  IPC  system  allowing  high  accuracy  guiding  of  the  material  following  either  edge  of  material,  printed  line or print edges.

  • Digital system integrated into Titan software

  • High speed electric actuator for position control

  • Performs even with poor contrast conditions

Fault Detection Camera Adjustment

This magnetic mounted camera allows the operator to view the Unwind roll during production from the HMI screen at the rewind station. This allows them to view any ‘Flags’ indicating print faults coming in time to take action. The camera can be mounted on either side of the unwind depending upon where the ‘flags’ are situated.

  • Reduces waste & returns by ensuring operators can see the flag approaching and stop machine in time

  • Ensures a visual guide to the edge of the roll at all times around the machine at the HMI

Front HDI Control Panel

Fully Integrated Symbol based Operating System

The new control system utilizes a flat touch screen terminal providing simple operation with the use of symbols (not language sensitive). the screen provides input for the most frequently used functions such as machine speed, tensions ranges, lay-on pressures, length and diameters, etc. once desired parameters are set, this information can be saved in a 'material file' and can be recalled at any time for fully automatic setting of the running parameters.

The operator can make a new 'material file' for each product run and a 'job file' for every customer which saves significant time for setting the parameters to run the machine.

·    Repeat job memory for fast run set up

·    Ergonomic screens at both front rewind and rear unwind

·    Intuitive diagnostics

·    Embedded operator manuals and technical data

·    Remote access and technical support via atlas gateway

Laser Core Settings for Fast Core Positioning

A line-laser guided core positioning system enables the operator to reload new cores quickly and accurately minimising set-up time and re-starts due to improper alignment.

Individual laser alignments can be set as low as 25mm

  • Allows fast, accurate set up of cores

  • Minimise set up time

  • Simple set up

  • Eliminates the possibility of core misplacement causing re-starts of machine

ER610-DT Dual Turret Winding Module with Cross Cut

The machine has four rewind shafts for high productivity, each turret containing two rewind shafts. the turrets are of cantilevered design eliminating the need for centre cross shafts.

The winding takes place on two rewind shafts whilst the other two shafts can be loaded with cores enabling a fast changeover on completion of winding.

The operator can set the mode either to:

MANUAL MODE

At the completion of the winding cycle, the machine stops, and the operator must press a button to start the splicing cycle

AUTOMATIC MODE

At the completion of the winding cycle, the machine slows down and automatically starts the splice cycle

Rewind support and turret index cycle

All rewind shafts are fully supported during turret rotation (prevents twisting and deflection to the shafts)

Industry leading low cycle time with less than 15 seconds to cycle turret for roll replacement.

 

Selection of Rewind Technology

  • Differential Rewinding

  • Lock Core Rewind Option

  • Optional Load Cell Feedback Facility

  • Individual Rewind Drives

  • Auto Cross Facility

  • Reduced Operator Dependency

  • Reduce Cycle Time

  • Safety for Operators - No Need for manual cutting with “hand held knives” or climbing up, into or over machine.

Motorised Roll Pusher - Reel Pusher Onto the Unload Boom

This option allows for a motor driven reel unloading system which pushes the rolls from both rewind shafts at the same time onto the unload boom. The mechanism engages onto a collar mounted around the rewind shaft which pushes against the core only during the unloading operation.

During the unloading operation the rewind shafts are reversed ensuring that the ball locks are unlocked, and the cores can transfer smoothly onto the unload boom.

  • Reduce operator fatigue

  • Removes all reels at one time (complete set)

  • Reduces unloading time

  • Transfer Finished Reels to Unloader

  • Integral Overhead Position

  • Eliminates Trip Hazard at Floor Level

  • Improved Ergonomics and Operator Access

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Flexible Packaging

TitanSlitter ER610
TitanSlitter ER610-DT
TitanSlitter SR800
TitanSlitter SR9-DS
TitanSlitter SR9-DT