Universal X6 Slitter Rewinder

High productivity slitter with simple, safe operation

The X6 Duplex Slitter Rewinder is suitable for film producers and flexible material converters. The X6 is capable of processing a wide range of films, foils, papers and laminates.

The Universal X6 slitting machine has been designed to produce perfect slit rolls time and time again. This versatile machine incorporates Universal’s closed loop Total Tension Control System, ensuring consistent and repeatable roll tension profiles. Using digital AC vector drives and integrated control system, the machine offers unprecedented control whilst being simple and friendly to operate. Technology is used to save time and improve accuracy  resulting in higher productivity and improved quality. Standard features now available are:

  • Fast loading system for parent roll
  • Print repeat length measurement and impression counter
  • Automatic guider eye positioning
  • Automatic shear and razor knife positioning with individual knife holders
  • Tension zone through slitting
  • Closed loop rewind tension control
  • Constant geometry contact rollers
  • Automatic core positioning
  • Automatic roll unloading
  • Dynamic diagnostic systems for in plant and remote access
  • Print repeat length measurement and impression counter

Integrated technology allows remote diagnostics anywhere in the world simplifying ongoing support. We provide FREE telephone and internet based support for the life of the machine. The Universal X6 slitter is designed to be reliable but when you need help, we will give it without charging.

The use of high quality components and extensive on machine diagnostics reduces ongoing maintenance requirements. Most of the mechanical parts for the Universal X6 slitter are manufactured in our own machine shop using the latest CNC equipment. We hold extensive stocks to back up our service commitment.

The Universal X6 slitter is designed for quality and productivity. It is built to last and is supplied with our commitment to provide excellent support.


Slitter materials diagram

ProductivityHigh qualityDependable

  • High speed - 300-1000 m/min

  • Simple to set up and operate

  • Short web path

  • Fast changeover maximising machine uptime

  • Typically less than two minutes to position knives, align cores, set tension and load parent roll

  • Automatic knife set up - up to 20 knives set in less than 2 minutes (set while new parent roll is being loaded)

  • Automatic core-positioning

  • Digital web guiding

  • Comprehensive on screen diagnostics

  • Closed loop, load cell control of rewind tension

  • Recipe system to ensure repeatability.

  • Constant geometry, linear motion, contact roller system with automatic pressure control

  • Large diameter path rollers with specialised finish to suit application

  • Short distance from knives to rewinds

  • Short distance between rollers

  • Ethernet based OPC server allowing access to machine parameters by SCADA or other management systems

  • Robust design with heavy duty frames

  • Only high quality components from global suppliers

  • Unique dynamic circuit diagrams with auto fault-find system

  • Large 22 inch touch screen control interface

  • Internet based real-time remote diagnostics

  • No Hydraulics

  • Operator friendly safety system compliant with EN13418

  • Low maintenance

  • Worldwide support

Universal Converting Equipment X6 slitter rewinder

X6 Slitter features:

  • Automatic knife positioning
  • Automatic core positioning
  • Automatic core loading
  • Automatic roll tape down
  • Compact or separate unwind
  • Shaftless or shafted unwind
  • Splice table
  • Digital web guiding
  • Shear, razor or crush cut slitting
  • Speed options – 300 to 1000 m/ minute (1000 -3300 ft/min)
  • 450 to 1000mm rewind diameter
  • Unloading roll pusher
  • Robotic roll handling
  • Gap winding


X6 Slitter Technical Information
Unwind diameter options


40 inches
51 inches
Rewind diameter options:450mm
18 inches
26 inches
31.5 inches
40 inches
Web width options:1050mm
42 inches
53 inches
65 inches
80 inches
90 inches
Speed options:300 m/min
600 m/min
1000 ft/min
2000 ft/min
2300 ft/min