IMC has developed a new calendering system with inline pre-meter 2-Roll calender and computerized 2-Roll calender with closed loop gap control for a PTFE extrusion process to ensure both thickness and density control.
Independent Machine Company Fairfield, NJ has launched their latest updated website [www.IndependentUSA.com] which better illustrates the direction the company is pursuing and showcases the wide range of web processing machinery the company offers after 44 years of service to the worldwide marketplace including advanced composite industry.
The company has developed into the leading innovator and provider of slitting & traverse winding machinery for an incredible assortment of applications through the development of its Smartwinders™ computerized spooling systems. At the same time IMC continues to develop more conventional web processing machinery such as coaters, calenders, laminators, slitter/rewinders, unwind & rewind systems and ancillary web handling equipment all of which is featured in this latest website version along with numerous engineering aids, feature articles, blogs and technical descriptions.
The offline single position respooler traverse winds a composite string from a previously wound spool. Adjustable constant unwind tension is controlled by an electronic brake through ultrasonic diameter measurement feedback.
The 24” wide slitter with cantilever-supported duplex rewind provides closed loop programmable constant & taper tension throughout the speed range to 1000FPM.
Advanced converting system for slitting and traverse winding tension sensitive nonwoven materials wound into 32” wide x 48”OD spools of extremely long length.
Independent Machine Company has developed a new 1600mm wide slitter with Pope-type Minimum Gap Surface assist Rewind and auto cut & transfer for light gauge non-woven materials.
Independent Machine Co. of Fairfield, NJ has developed its latest system for slitting and traverse winding alloy foil laminate with release liner. The new 15″ wide system includes a cantilevered unwind for supply rolls up to 20” OD with auto edge guide and adjustable tension control.
Independent Machine Co. of Fairfield, NJ has developed its latest system for slitting and traverse winding hook & loop polypropylene. The new 14″ wide system includes a 2 position cantilevered unwind for supply rolls up to 48” OD with auto edge guide and adjustable tension control.
2-Roll Heated Forming module for 3” to 12” wide resin coated carbon tows to form a continuous web of thermoplastic prepreg by metering control through heat and pressure has been developed by Independent machine Co.
Independent Machine Co. of Fairfield, NJ has developed its latest system for slitting and traverse winding security strip material as narrow as 1mm. The slitting station with unwind is modular and completely separate from the Smartwinders.