Sheeter, High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
High density polyethylene (HDPE) manufacturers can increase the productivity and reduce the waste of their sheet lines by replacing conventional drop shear equipment with the dual knife rotary technology of the MAXSON SDFK Sheeter.
The dual knife rotary cutting action eliminates the skive along the leading and trailing edge on thicknesses up to 0.125″ (3.2 mm) thick, without producing slivers.
Using an exclusive clash adjustment, the Operator can safely adjust the cross cutting blades while the cutter is running, by transversely shifting the upper cylinder across the width of the cutter to increase the knife clash, cleaning any fuzziness of the cross cut.
The SDFK sheeter can handle cut lengths from 11 inches – 2,000 inches (279 – 51,000 mm) at speeds up to 300 fpm (90 mpm). A continuous operating system is provided allowing sheeted material to be accumulated until completed pile is removed.
The SDFK Sheeter can be equipped with an in line slitter section that permits multiple pile work across the sheeter’s width delivering finished sizes that require no secondary trimming. Also available is an optional automated slitting rig module that stands alone and separate from the other sheeter components allowing accessibility during web-up. The slitters are motorized and fully automatic, moving horizontally as instructed by data entry at computer controls.
A reject gate diverts sample sheets or non conforming material from the stacking station. Using an Operator activated interposing system at the stacker, the inline configuration of the SDFK Sheeter allows for non stop operation while a full pallet of sheeted material is offloaded and an empty skid is raised into position.
The SDFK Sheeter can be mounted on tracks or use an innovative air float design that allows the equipment to be moved off line to allow service to the extruder or to allow roll winding of product.