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CEMA Slitting and Rewinding Seminar Enables Converters to Tap into Production Expertise

FT. MILL, SC, USA—Tap into the expertise of some of the slitting and rewinding industry's most knowledgeable professionals at the Converting Equipment Manufacturers Association's upcoming Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters. "[This seminar] has been serving the converting industry for more than 14 years, " says CEMA. "[Those that attend] will get step-by-step input on every key aspect of slitting and rewinding," adds the trade group.

According to the event's sponsor, this seminar is ideal for operators, foremen, quality control personnel, production engineers, and process control staff. "If you are involved in slitting and rewinding operations of paper, film, nonwovens, and other continuous flexible materials, this seminar is designed for you!"

CEMA says during the two-day seminar the people that design and manufacture slitting and rewinding equipment will take attendees step-by-step through the best-practice techniques in such areas as winding and slitting, cores and cutting, and trim removal and differential winding. "It is structured to be understood easily by those who are new to the industry, while providing advanced information for those who are more experienced. Q&A sessions are held throughout the seminar to address your specific needs," adds CEMA. Topics include:

  • Winding Techniques

  • Specifying a Slitter-Rewinder / Salvage Rewinder

  • Winding Defects

  • Machine Safety

  • Slitting Techniques

  • Shear Slitting—Refining the Process

  • Crush Cutting Troubleshooting

  • Trim Removal

  • Web Tension and Tension Control Systems

  • Retrofitting Slitter/Winder Controls

  • The New Technology of Closed Loop Tension Control Cores and Core Cutting

  • Safety Chucks and Core Chucks

  • Air Shafts / Ergonomics

  • Roll Handling

  • Differential Winding Products and Practices

  • Slitting Dust

  • Web Spreading

  • Web Guiding Selection and Application

In addition, says CEMA, new this year will be a tabletop reception on May 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

Costs for Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters are:

  • $495 (US) for first registrant (includes reception table for AIMCAL/CEMA Supplier members)

  • $450 for second registrant from same company

  • $400 for three or more registrants from same company

For more information about the tabletop reception, seminar costs, and registration visit cema-converting.org .

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