Unwinds

New Era manufactures a wide variety of unwinding equipment for web converting applications. Our systems range from single position units to multi-spindle unwinds, can handle web widths from .5″ wide up to 20 feet wide and range in line speeds from 3000 fpm down to a few inches per minute. Our designs are custom implemented for your exact web materials and process constraints, providing you with a purpose built unwinding solution. New Era has multiple patents associated with unwinding, including an automatic on-the-fly butt splicing system.

  • Automatic splicing at up to 3000 FPM
  • Shafted or Shaft-less chucking of cores
  • Multiple knife styles and geometries available
  • Fully automatic tension control and sidelay
  • Provides a lap-less (near butt) splice at full line speed
  • No accumulators are required with this technology
  • Can cut and splice a wide range of materials
  • Driven or braked spindles available
  • Shafted or Shaft-less chucking of cores
  • Cantilevered or dual side support
  • Fully automatic tension control and sidelay
  • Driven or braked spindles available
  • Shafted or Shaft-less chucking of cores
  • Cantilevered or dual side support
  • Fully automatic tension control and sidelay
  • Provides a taped splice for each of the two webs
  • No accumulators or slowing down the process
  • Fully automatic splicing
  • Can cut and splice a wide range of materials