Drives & Controls

Titan upgrade

Slitter Upgrades

Slitter upgrades improve efficiency, control and reliability of older slitter machines.  We manufacture drive and control system upgrades for almost any third party machines including (but not exclusive to) Titan, Kampf, Ashe and Atlas. Upgrading your slitter gives you the benefits of a new machine, but at a fraction of the cost. We have available a …

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Two drum winder upgrade

Two Drum Winder Upgrades

Universal Converting Equipment have standard upgrade packages for two drum winders including machines manufactured by Cameron, Masson Scott, Jagenburg, Dusenbery and Valmet. Universal can offer a complete new drive and control system for these machines including the introduction of touch screen control with recipes and automatic rider roll control. A PLC automatically varies the rewind …

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Two drum winders upgrade

Rider Roll Control System

The Rider Roll Assembly is used on two drum winders where the winding rolls build up vertically and the weight of the winding rolls are supported by the drums. This type of winding system is used extensively in paper mills and other paper conversion industries. The function of the Rider Roll Assembly is to provide …

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Custom Machinery

Laser perforation and scribing

Lasers are becoming a viable and useful part of packaging and converting processes, and here at Universal we’re increasingly finding useful applications for laser technology. In addition to fast and extremely accurate (not to mention powerful) cutting, lasers are increasingly being used for perforation and scribing. Perfectly perforated plastic packaging films are proven to prolong …

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Plastic film lines

Plastic Film Lines

Universal Converting Equipment has considerable experience in upgrading blown film and cast film extrusion lines. As plastic film technology advances there is a need to improve the efficiency of the production equipment and ensure the tension control systems are capable of producing high quality products. Most older systems use DC drives and motors which require …

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Custom Converting Machinery

Special purpose/ Custom machinery

Universal are able to combine their detailed knowledge of process control systems with material handling expertise to develop special purpose process and automation equipment. Focused mainly on the converting industry Universal has developed fully automatic assembly systems incorporating a range of different processes. The systems are usually PLC controlled with the use of servo motors …

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