Martin's New LRH Minimizes Effort and Maximizes Productivity

Posted: April 30, 2008

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The new Martin LRH

(ROCKFORD, IL) - Martin Automatic Inc introduces the LRH automatic transfer rewind. The LRH is a nonstop roll changer ideal for mid-web printing, laminating and converting processes. The LRH provides continuous, roll to roll productivity for a wide range of applications and materials, from film to paper and paperboard.

The first LRH has been sold to a business that will be running paper and paperboard stock.

"The LRH builds on the enormous success of our other winding machines. It handles larger rolls like the RMAP while retaining the benefit of cantilevered spindles found in the LRD," reports David Wright, Vice President Sales/Marketing, noting that "the operator doesn't have to move heavy shafts since the LRH unloads and de-shafts itself."

The LRH winds, automatically changes and automatically unloads full rolls. The only operator task is to load cores. The cantilevered spindle design of the LRH eliminates the need to handle heavy coreshafts, and a rigid outboard support system negates spindle deflection. Unlike conventional turret winders, the rewind spindles of the LRH traverse horizontally. This linear design minimizes roll travel as well as the tension upsets and web shifting associated with turret rotation.

It is offered in standard widths to 32 inches (813 mm) and standard diameters to 72 inches (1830 mm). Wider widths and specially-engineered features are available.