Cutting Material and Placing Sheets

Cutting Material and Placing Sheets

Custom-size sheets of any material can be expensive and recent supply chain issues make ordering new sheets harder with an unreliable delivery schedule and inventory shortages. Cutting your own sheets for custom sizes is cost-effective and creates inventory on demand. But cutting sheets of paper, film, plastic, labels, or other material for packaging can be a tedious and imprecise task. Safety is also a concern as cutting is usually done by hand and with a sharp blade. Automating the cutting process reduces the probability of an accident with the blade. The precision and accuracy of an automated system reduce material waste for a more lean production saving money and time.

Roll to Sheet Cutting System

Roll-to-Sheet Cutting System

The MFT Roll-to-Sheet Cutting System is a powerful automation system for cutting paper, film, plastic wrap, or labels for packaging production lines. This powerful system features a fast, accurate pneumatic guillotine cutter with a 320mm cutting area. The vacuum take-up maintains tension on the web for accurate cutting and the driven discharge belts keep the material stable for a precise slice. A catch tray can be added for easy removal of the finished product but removal can also be automated with a pneumatic air blast pad that delivers the finished cut product directly into the base product or conveyor. All MFT Systems are highly customizable as we work with you to create a system that best fits your application. Designed to roll up to applications and fit into tight areas, this compact cutting system easily integrates into existing production lines and complete automation systems.

MFT Automation

MFT Automation has been helping customers design, build, and integrate high-performance automation solutions for over 25 years. MFT Automation’s equipment, systems, and services are known for their flexibility, accuracy, and performance. Our success is made possible by our engineering-oriented and customer-driven approach to finding the best possible automation solution for customers’ applications. With an abundance of in-house resources including Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, and a machine shop with modern CNC and lathe machine tools, we work with customers from the first solution draft to installation and integration. Contact us with your latest automation challenge, online or call us at 1-651-407-3100.

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