The future of Slitting

Over the last four years, Universal Converting Equipment has invested heavily in the development of a range of systems to improve the productivity of slitting machines. The key target has been to reduce downtime or the time the machine is not running. If you analyse the operation of a slitting machine, it can often spend […]

Universal offer free lifetime support on all slitters

Universal Converting Equipment manufacture class leading slitting machines and other converting equipment that is sold worldwide. The Universal X6 slitter offers a range of technically advanced features to ensure production of high quality product while minimising the amount of time the machine is stopped. However, to achieve repeat sales, Universal decided they must also offer excellent reliability […]

Energy efficient adhesive coating

The next generation of ITW Dynatec Dynamelt™ S Series Adhesive Supply Units have been designed to reduce the amount of energy required to operate efficiently, thereby also reducing their TCO (total cost of ownership). Reducing energy consumption. The new Dynamelt™ S unit consumes 20% less energy and significantly less air than similar adhesive supply units […]

Reducing energy consumption and costs with a Slitter Rewinder

Industrial machinery has a reputation for being noisy and it’s taken for granted that ear protection needs to be worn when working with very large machines, but how often have you walked past a noisy machine only to realise it doesn’t appear to be actually doing anything? The energy consumption of large processing, printing, packaging […]

Laser core alignment, what’s in the kit and how does it work?

There has recently been a surge of interest in our laser core alignment system, so we have written this post to explain how the system is installed and how it works. Core positioning. We fit our ComputaCore Laser Core Alignment System to many of the slitters we manufacture, and we also offer our laser core […]

Lithium ion and solar cell manufacturers increasingly embracing web processes

Universal Converting Equipment are exploiting their substantial knowledge in web-based manufacturing processes to facilitate customers’ development in emerging energy technologies. Lithium Ion and Solar Cell manufacture are two fields enjoying exponential expansion and with such rapid expansion comes a greatly increased need for innovative manufacture processes. Universal’s extensive experience in developing new manufacture processes places the […]

Web guider goes touch screen

Universal’s popular retro-fit edge, line and broken line guider the ‘Converter Guide 4’ (which has strengthened the company’s reputation for increasing machine efficiency through reducing waste and simplifying setup) is now fitted with a touch screen human interface as standard. “When we spoke to customers about web guiding systems in general they told us that […]