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Examples of unwind rewind machines

Alpha Converting Equipment Ltd.

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

Shafted Unwind Rewinders

ALPHAREEL shafted winder showing heavy duty construction

ALPHAREEL shafted winders economically unwind and rewind a wide range of products with quick loading shafts to support the roll weight. The cantilevered air inflated shafts remain in the machine for easy loading and unloading of small rolls. ALPHAREEL winders are of heavy duty construction for long life.

ALPHAREEL Shafted showing driven rewind stand

Driven rewind stand for precise tension control with rapid roll unloading direct to the floor.

Web width100 to 1,800 mm72 inches
Roll diameter300 to 1,200 mm12 to 48 inches
Core diameter76 or 152 mm3 or 6 inches
Edge guide± 75 mm± 3 inches
Material thickness10 µm to 5 mm0.4 mils to 0.2 inches
Line speed (maximum)300 m/min1,000 ft/min
Typical Materials
Film - OPP, PET, PE, PVCLaminatesPaper
PackagingSelf adhesiveLabel stock

Standard Features

  • Quick release chucks
  • Precision closed loop tension control
  • Edge guiding (web guide)
  • System integration with production line
  • Quality engineered and manufactured in UK.


  • Pick up from the floor or roll cart
  • Precision pneumatic brake or AC drive
  • Coreless operation
  • No hydraulics
  • Line guiding
  • Twin roll stand
  • Non stop operation
  • Touch screen operator interface.


  • Intermittent operation
  • Layon roll (rewind only)
  • Peel off roll (unwind only).
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