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LUW500 Unwind Unit

For the heaviest and most demanding jobs, GM offers this multi-purpose, stand-alone unwinding unit with splice table, web guide and slitting knife. The entire module is electronically synchronized and capable of communicating with a variety of printing systems. Unit has a low unwind signal for press.

Characteristics

The entire module is electronically synchronized and capable of communicating with a variety of printing systems.

Specific interfaces are available eg. for Xeikon, HP Indigo and Epson. A universal web tension interface can be used as well. The machine will synchronize to the speed from the press with a dancer arm/tension break that also gives the possibility to adjust the web tension between the press and the LUW500. A colour touch screen interface with graphic symbols instead of text simplifies operation and makes the module very user-friendly.

Features

  • Roll pick-up from the floor.
  • Stepless electronic tension setting.
  • Easy to use graphic touch screen.
  • Air expanding mandrels.
  • Low unwind warning signal.


Options

  • Optional knife station with either razorblade slitting or crush knife slitting.
  • Web guide.
  • Antistatic system.
  • Dual rewind on single shaft web guide.
  • Slack loop interface.
  • Corona unit.

 

Technical Specifications
Specifications Metric Imperial
Web width 520 mm 20.5"
Substrate support 40 - 350 gsm paper and film
Max. roll diameter 1200 mm 47.2"
Max. roll weight 750 kg 1653 lb
Core diameter 76 or 152 mm 3 or 6"
Max. speed
 higher on request
30 m/min 98.4 ft/min

 


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