A Cut Above: Applications for Automatic Roll Slitting Machines

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Applications for Automatic Roll Slitting Machines

The digital age isn’t confined to consumer electronics and personal technology. In fact, computer advances have far-reaching effects within every industry and every type of manufacturing equipment—automatic slitting machines included!

 

At Lever Manufacturing Corporation, our state-of-the-art automatic single knife lathe slitters are truly on the “cutting edge” of the industry. PLC controlled and highly automated, our machines are capable of rapid, high-volume production. What’s more, they’re designed to provide dependable long-term performance in continuous production environments with minimal maintenance requirements.

 

What does an automatic slitting machine do?

Simply put, an automatic roll slitting machine—also called a log slitting machine—is capable of slitting a wide variety of materials on rolls during the product manufacturing process. Depending on the material being cut, the machine might be referred to as a tape slitting machine, a foam slitting machine, etc.    

 

What are some materials it can slit?


  • Pressure sensitive tapes
  • Foams
  • Foils
  • Films
  • Textiles
  • Laminates
  • Fabric
  • Vinyl
  • Non-wovens
  • Rubber
  • Felt
  • Fiberglass
  • Graphite
  • Cork
  • Leather

 

Why is an automatic single knife lathe slitter the best choice?

While there are a few different types of slitting machines on the market, Lever makes a specific type called automatic single knife lathe slitters. These machines use a single circular blade to cut rolls of material on a core into smaller rolls, allowing for fast, accurate slits of varying widths. A variety of products can be slit on one machine by simply changing the settings on the computer program. Our machines represent the latest generation of programmable equipment, with a fully automated working cycle.

 

For more information on Lever’s single knife roll slitting machinery, contact us today.


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