Textile Machinery

Test & Measuring Instruments, Textile Industry Products

Inspection System targets web handling industry.

November 17, 2014

Utilizing camera system with integrated strobe lighting timed to machine print cylinder, bull gear, or printed mark, Fife VEO 600 Video Enhanced Observation System captures images of moving web. System allows for visual inspection of print quality, registration marks, and other print processes by operator at high production speeds. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Actuator suits web guide applications.

October 14, 2014

Featuring brushless motor design, TA Brushless Actuator offers maintenance-free performance in demanding web guide applications. Unit delivers 200 lb of thrust at 2x speed of MME actuators and provides potentiometer feedback as standard. Actuator is available on AccuWeb web guides and can be retrofit into most narrow-to-mid web width applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Textile Industry Products

Dye-Sublimation Printer integrates true roll-to-roll support.

July 31, 2014

Intended for fabric production and soft signage markets, 64 in. SureColor® F7170 leverages Epson PrecisionCore™ TFP® print head and Epson UltraChrome® DS ink system to deliver quality printing with optimized dot control for dye-sublimation applications. Highly accurate take up reel and substrate system delivers winding accuracy from 0–.19 in. on transfer paper rolls for digital textile applications, including decorative table tops and runners, POP banners, and light way exhibit displays. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Controls & Controllers

Web Guide Controller (24 Vdc) comes in compact package.

July 29, 2014

Compatible with existing AccuWeb web guide systems, EVO 150 features 150 W of power and can control brushed and brushless actuator motors. Control module, measuring 6.5 x 4.5 x 1.5 in., features EtherNet/IP communication protocol for uploading and downloading of guide system settings and performance parameters. Product can be mounted in EVO enclosure measuring 7 x 5 x 4 in., including one with flush-mounted, switch-pad HMI panel on face, or din-mounted in existing control panel.
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Packaging Equipment, Textile Industry Products, Material Handling & Storage

Plastic Handle Applicator is designed for high throughput.

June 5, 2014

Located directly after capper, handle applicator utilizes continuous motion roll-feed design to achieve 2, 4, 6, 8, and 12 packs and offers up to 600 bottles/min throughput. Roll-feed design reduces operator time as well as number of dies required to one die per bottle neck size (as opposed to pack-size configuration). To change rolls, operators weld end of in-use roll to the beginning of next roll by pressing one button. Each machine accommodates two rolls of fully recyclable HDPE handles. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Textile Industry Products, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Torque Controller maintains constant web tension.

February 19, 2014

Suitable for applications in which precise tension control is not essential, EasyWeb™ Open-Loop Torque Controller provides taper tension to center-driven rewind or unwind operations. Web tension is regulated by controlling motor or brake torque based on varying levels of roll diameter. EasyWeb™ can accept signals from direct diameter sensor or calculate diameter using line and roll speed signals. With bright OLED display, user interface enables viewing in any light and from any angle. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Web Guiding System is available for mid-web sizes.

January 24, 2014

Equipped with brushless motor, guided ball nut, and optional splice table and fine adjustment mounting bracket, FIFE-500 supports roll face (web widths) from 6.3–35.4 in., guide spans from 7.1–23.6 in., and tension from 80–225 lb. Hi-Res color touchscreen, featuring icons and text in 14 languages, facilitates operation and reduces required training effort; same operator interface can be used on all applications.
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Textile Industry Products, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Central Impression (CI Press Cleaner) Drum Cleaner targets wide web flexographic printing industry.

June 3, 2013

Featuring selectable multi-wiping functions, MX Central Impression Printing Press Drum Cleaner enables operator to select smooth pad or bristle brush for cleaning inks and slip that has accumulated on drum surface. System also offers multi-function controls for maximum wiping effectiveness. It can provide full drum wipe, wipe from center of drum out to each edge of product, or just product edges. In addition, cleaner can wipe in single spot location dialed in on HMI by operator. Read More