Advanced Greig Laminators Inc (AGL) has announced a 40 inch laminator for the foil industry. This laminator features a 24 inch product unwind, and an 18.0 inch adhesive unwind that both features an Accuweb Micro 1000 electronic web guide control system. The Wide Array edge detectors with remote guide point adjustment allow an operator to quickly line up the upper adhesive to the lower foil, allowing for perfect alignment into the nip.
The product rewind of this machine features a unique drive system enabling the windup of defined lengths of laminated materials. A pneumatically controlled lay-on roll assembly winds to a maximum diameter of 24 inches and the machine features a taper tension windup control, also.
All shaft locations feature safety chucks and air shafts, safety features include 24 inch light curtains prior to the nip, as well as emergency stop switches at all four corners of the machine. This machine features 0 – 150 fpm maximum machine speeds and pneumatic transducer tension control system. Two 6.0 inch nip rolls covered with 55-65 / 65-75 durometer silicone rubber that provides up to 60 pli of adjustable nip pressure.