What is a Winder

Winders transfer master rolls onto smaller rolls. They also wind loose sheets of material into rolls. They are sometimes wound onto cores but oftentimes not. These rolls can be wound to any length. Consider your work-load and material before purchasing. Some machines are manual while others are automatic.

A winder or rewinder is a machine that winds a web into a roll. There are three types of industrial winders that Rosenthal builds. A Winder or roll-up can be used to convert large master rolls into transfers master rolls onto smaller rolls.

They also wind loose sheets of material into rolls. They are sometimes wound onto cores but oftentimes not. These rolls can be wound to any length. Consider your work-load and material before purchasing. Some machines are manual while others are automatic.

There are three distinct types of winding machines: winders for rewinding a web process such as extruder, laminating, calendering line. Winders for converting large master rolls into smaller yardage rolls. And finally winders for managing trim scrap from a slitting process. All are commonly referred to as winders or rewinders, yet they have distinct differences.

Common Materials

Many materials can be used with a winder. Some include:

Rosenthal Manufacturing’s Winders

Trim Winder

trim winder

Trim your edges while also winding your rolls to reduce downtime.

Roll Slitter with Unwind

Roll Slitter with Unwind

Slits and rewinds material onto a new core to eliminate extra manufacturing time.

Coreless Roll Up

coreless roll up

A semi-automatic machine that winds and rewinds large rolls into smaller rolls.

Automatic Coreless Rewind

automatic coreless roll up

You can program this machine to automatically cut off the desired length of a roll.

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