Atlas Converting North America, Inc., has reported the successful inauguration of its new Demonstration Center at a recent Open House event held September 20-21 in Charlotte, NC, USA. More than 30 guests over the two-day event were able to see live demonstrations of the new Titan SR9 Series Dual Turret (DT) slitter rewinder together with presentations from partner suppliers Dienes (slitting technology), BST (web guiding & inspection) and LasX (laser perforation & scoring).
The Titan SR9-DT rewinder demonstration was processing a 50 micron, clear BOPP plastic film supplied in collaboration with Triangle Plastics, Inc. a converter based in Raleigh, NC. The demos were running at speeds of up to 3,300 ft/min. (1,000 m/min.) with turret cycle times of less than 30 seconds.
In the development of the Titan SR9 Series, Atlas focused its product development strategy on achieving significant reductions in machine downtime for printers and converters, with lower operator intervention and also reduction of costly waste materials. The concept of the Titan SR9 Series technology platform features three separate machine modules of unwind, slitter and rewind sections. The idea being that a converter need only change the rewind section of the machine from a Dual...