Small Diameter Air Shafts
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575 Amherst St., P.O. Box K
Nashua, NH, 03061
Press release date: January 24, 2012
NimCor's line of small diameter core shafts is ideal for narrow web applications and special winding applications.
(Nashua, NH) - NimCor offers a full line-up of small diameter air shafts ideal for special converting applications. These unique shafts are custom-engineered to achieve critical performance and strength parameters needed for safe and efficient winding on small diameter cores. Steel bodies are used for strength, aluminum bodies specified for reduced weight. Button patterns and configurations are recommended according to each application. Diameters as small as 5/8-inch (1.6cm) are common. Small diameter shafts for thin wall core or coreless applications are available as are leaf shafts down to 1.25-inch (3.2cm) diameter. NimCor also manufactures a line of full-size air shafts for cores up to 12 inches (30.5cm) in diameter.
Since first manufacturing airshafts in 1961, NimCor, Inc. has emerged as a leader in the production of high-quality airshafts, bowed rolls, air chucks, air mechanical chucks, safety chucks and accessories for the web-process industry throughout North and South America, in parts of Europe as well as the Pacific Rim. NimCor also produces custom-wound carbon fiber tubing in-house for use in lightweight air shafts and other custom applications. Today NimCor also produces carbon fiber bridge mandrels and print cylinders for use on many of today's flexo presses. www.nimcor.com 888-464-6267