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Examples of cut to length machines

Alpha Converting Equipment Ltd.

16 Edison Road, Bedford MK41 0HU United Kingdom. Phone +44 (0)1234 607 005.

Cut to Length Machines

ALPHACUT cut to length

ALPHACUT cut to length machines are supplied for cutting a wide range of materials to length. Each machine is custom manufactured to meet the customer's demands for length, accuracy and product handling. The cutting method is selected to provide the optimum cut quality, reliability or product handling. Cut to length machines can sheet wide films with subsequent placing for laminating to the primary product or cut profiled product direct from an extruder with automatic batching into bags or boxes running on conveyorised system.

Detail of guillotine mechanism

Guillotine cutting for magnetic strip provides clean high speed cutting with servo strip index.

Detail of touch screen control panel

Touch screen control provides comprehensive setting of all cutting parameters as well as production data and labelling and batch requirements.

Typical Specifications
Web width5 to 2,000 mm0.3 to 80 inches
Web thickness10 µm to 10mm0.4 mils to 0.5 inches
Unwind roll diameter450 to 1,000 mm18 to 40 inches
Cut off length2 to 5,0000.1 to 200 inches
Cutting rate (maximum)4 pieces/second4 pieces/second
Typical Materials
Film - OPP, PET, PE, PVCMedicalMagnetic strip
Non-woven-Label stock

Standard Features

  • Robust cut off
  • Programmable length and speed control
  • Quick change cutting blades for different products
  • Auto stopping at unwind core
  • Touch screen control with recipe system
  • Quality engineered and manufactured in UK.


  • Driven unwind with AC drive
  • Delivery to conveyor or product bin
  • Guillotine cut off
  • Traversing cross cutting knife
  • Edge trimming
  • Round/shaped product
  • In line operation with extrusion process.


  • Batch counting & labelling
  • Slitting
  • Clean room installation
  • Gap mode winding (non contact)
  • Peel off roll (unwind only).
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