Horizontal Slitter Rewinder serves high-volume operations.

Press Release Summary:

Suited for label slitting, inspection, and rewinding, HSI slitter rewinder has end-to-end servo control design and employs Rotoflex URC 2.0 control system with menu-driven UI that lets operators monitor all functions from one screen. Features include 330 and 440 mm web widths, 1,000 fpm running speed, and extra-large inspection table as well as ergonomic, 37 in. high editing area. Slitting module is designed for accessibility, and web path is straightforward. Various options are available.

Original Press Release:

Rotoflex Releases HSI Horizontal Slitter Rewinder

HSI offers converters the extreme ruggedness and reliability as the flagship VSI series, in a horizontal design

St Louis, Missouri USA – Rotoflex, a world leader in inspection, slitting, rewinding and die cutting equipment has released the new HSI slitter rewinder designed for high volume label slitting, inspection and rewinding. Built with the extreme ruggedness and reliability as its flagship VSI vertical design series, the HSI offers label converters an operator-friendly horizontal configuration.

Features of the new HSI include 330 and 440mm web widths, 1000 fpm running speed, extra-large inspection table, ergonomic 37 inch (940mm) high editing area, easily accessible slitting module, a straightforward web path and conveniently located finished roll rewind location. With end-to-end servo control design, the HSI also features the Rotoflex URC 2.0 proprietary control system with simple menus and an intuitive interface, giving operators the ability to monitor all functions from a single screen.

New Rotoflex HSI slitter rewinder

The small footprint HSI is configurable for a variety of vision inspection solutions and offers a range of options, such as the new biometric (fingerprint) authentication for operator access and the Rotoflex exclusive Report Management System (RMS). With the powerful RMS tool, real-time production data is collected from multiple finishing machines to a single interface, which can be accessed remotely via computer or handheld device. RMS generates a variety of detailed, customizable reports on performance variables such as run time, defects, production volume and scrap generation, as well as compares outputs of multiple machines.

Manohar Dhugga, Rotoflex director of engineering and service, comments: "Designed with the proven robust construction of our successful VSI series, the HSI is an advantageous solution for converters preferring a horizontal slitting inspection configuration in their off-line finishing machines. The HSI is one of many new Business Responsive Technologies to be unveiled in the next few months, supporting our commitment to deliver high quality, innovative solutions that drive customer profitability."

About Rotoflex

With more than 8000 installations globally, Rotoflex is a world leader in inspection, slitting, rewinding and die cutting equipment. Rotoflex looks beyond the machine to the ultimate needs of its customers. We work in partnership to serve your unique, specific requirements. Our customer driven approach has made us the finishing partner of choice - for over 40 years. Rotoflex equipment is supported globally by the largest OEM Customer Support team in the industry.

A proud brand of Mark Andy Inc., (markandy.com) Rotoflex is an important aspect of the company's Total Solution Partner strategy. The business is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, with sales and distribution offices worldwide.

Rotoflex. Leaders by design.


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