Manufacturers of coated film plastic can now sheet the product at higher speeds than conventional drop shear equipment while ensuring the square, accurate dimensions required by the printing industry using a sheet designed by Maxson Automatic Machinery Company. In this sheeter design, the cutting section includes knives mounted in an upper and lower rotating cylinders. The cylinders accelerate and decelerate during each revolution such that the peripheral speed of the blades and the speed of the web are equal at the cutting point, maintaining sheet length accuracy and squareness.
The fact that the nonwovens industry is growing in China is not news. During the past decade, the market has achieved growth in the low double digits, well above the rates seen in more developed areas like the U.S. or Europe.
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