NEENAH, WI, Sept. 3, 2013 (Press Release) -Designed to convert paper, board, or nonwoven webs of up to 120 inches in width, the REM Model 4040 simplex two-drum surface slitter rewinder is an ideal choice for many converting operations. The standard configuration 4040 features shear slitting with easy knife access, dual spreader roll system to assure slit separation, programmed rider roll, and barrier-type unloading bucket for lowering slit rolls to the floor. Additional standard features include separate AC Vector drives to provide differential draw between each winding drum, a shaftless unwind with dual pneumatic brakes, motorized chucking to accommodate various unwind core lengths, and unwind roll pickup from floor. The 4040 processes webs at speeds up to 2,000 fpm and tension ranges up to 10 PLI with rewind diameters between 24 and 50 inches. Score slitting is one of many options.
REM Manufacturing first engineered and built sophisticated slitting/rewinding machinery in 1985. From its plant in New Jersey, REM customers grew to include some of the industry's biggest names in specialized converting operations throughout the U.S. In 2010, REM was acquired by Webex Inc., North America's largest supplier of precision process rollers for the converting industry. REM manufacturing operations were moved to Webex headquarters in Neenah, Wisconsin. Along with precision process rolls of all kinds, Webex also engineers and builds custom converting machine lines and modules for many diverse applications and materials. REM slitters/rewinders is considered and excellent fit with Webex's engineering and machinery manufacturing capabilities.