Meaning the unwind mechanism is mounted as a part of the cutting / rewind part of the winder. Using an integrated unwind minimises the machine footprint and reduced the risk of material contamination found with machines with separate unwinds. Although the cost of an integral machine is higher due to the greater rigidity required, it is easy to move the machine without the necessity to rewire and re-align the machine each time it is moved. Using an integrated unwind also minimises the web path length.
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