Servo Sheeter

Rosenthal Servo Sheeter Product Specifications

Specifications subject to change. Standard configuration. Machines are built to order and can be custom configured.

Cutting Technology

  • Proprietary Heavy Duty Scissors Action (Down Cut-Self Sharpening) Shear Cutting mechanism.
  • Blades are spring loaded with adjustable cutting force to maximize blade life.
  • D2 stainless steel blades can be re-sharpened, blade life varies by material
  • Over 5000 systems installed worldwide.

Control Station

  • Allen Bradley PLC with Panel View Display for entering sheet length and batch count.
  • Wiring on flat panel, terminal blocks, numbered in NEMA 1 enclosure, terminal blocks, conforms to NFPA 79.
  • 999 jobs can be stored and sequenced.
  • Sheet length is variable from 3.0" to 99999.9"
  • The Sheeter feeds material until a user defined length is reached, stops and cuts.
  • Automatic mode sheets material until the batch is satisfied.
  • Single Sheet Operation with button or foot pedal.
  • PM counter: Resettable PM counter and lifetime PM counter.
  • Optional ethernet Upgrade available.
  • Optional wireless PDA control available.
  • NEMA 4 available

Drive System

  • Allen Bradly Ultra Servo Drive
  • Cog Belt Drive system
  • Rubberized Neoprene Drive and Pressure roll—Machined to ± 0.001" TIR
  • Idlers and dancer precision machined to TIR of ± 0.001"
  • Cut Length Tolerance on stable materials ± 1/64" for 36" long sheet


  • Roll width capacity 24" to 96"
  • Built to order in 12" increments
  • 750lb capacity—3" Airshaft
  • Adjustable tension control on dancer PLI programmed in PLC, high and low limit proximity switches
  • Air Brake—Automatically adjusts as roll diameter decreases
  • Edge Guide—to track material ± 1/64"
  • Driven unwind, decurl and other configurations available
  • Output conveyor integrated next to knife—moves cut sheet from sheeter


  • Maximum feed speed 160 FPM
  • Machine stops to cut for 2/3 second—total FPM varies by sheet length
  • 20 pieces per minute 60" in length on light material (cut time 2/3 second)

Common Options

  • Punching—Rounded Corners, Holes, Notches, Rectangles
  • Slitting—Razor, Score, Shear, Hot, Digital Position Readout, Trim removal
  • Output—Auto Stackers, Lowering Table, Doubling Bar
  • Rewind—Rewind partial or full web
  • Unwinds—Up to 4000lb capacity, driven unwinds, multiple unwinds, shaftless unwinds, cradle unwinds, Roll Carousel, Auto threading
  • PLC Upgrade—Allen Bradley Control Logics PLC with Panel View Display

Rosenthal Manufacturing designs and builds automation systems for converting rolls to sheets, wide rolls into narrower rolls, long rolls into shorter rolls, large sheets into smaller sheets and custom converting equipment. These systems are commonly referred to as sheeters, slitters, slitter rewinders, roll slitters, stackers, unwinds, roll stands, rewinds, graphics trimmers, panel cutters, lay-up systems, log slitters, bologna slitters and sheet cutters.

Send us a sample roll of your material and we will gladly test it for you on one of our systems: adhesive vinyl, tape, premask, wovens, non-wovens, banner, awning, tent, fabric, leather, suede, film, foam, foam tape,felt, gasket, rubber, paper, PVC, polyester, polyethelene, polyurethane, copper foil, prepreg, PVB, EVA, paper and many other materials.