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Two-Drum Paper Winders

The ALPHADRUM rewinder is a robust winder built for both narrow width mills and converters for the rapid rewinding of paper.  The machine is specifically designed to meet the requirements for quick set-up, high speed winding and rapid roll change.

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The ALPHADRUM has been developed for longer roll lengths and higher speeds. Equipped with Alpha's latest technology for high production efficiency, it can handle web widths up to 2800 mm, rewind diameters to 1800 mm and run at up to 1500 m/min.

Standard Features

  • Independently driven steel winding drums
  • Top riding roll with independent drive
  • Thread assist from the slitting knives up to the winding position
  • Automatic setting twin bow spreader system
  • Powered roll eject and heavy duty unload bucket for loading to floor
  • PLC control with touch screen interface and recipe system
  • Closed loop unwind tension control
  • Quality engineered and manufactured in UK


  • Automatic knife setting system
  • Vacuum trim removal
  • Tungsten carbide coated winding drums
  • Automatic web cut for roll change
  • Driven unwind with energy recirculation

Typical Specification

Web widthTo 2,800 mmTo 110 inches
Rewind diameterTo 1800 mmTo 70 inches
Minimum rewind width50 mm2 inches
Rewind core diameter76 mm3 inches
Unwind diameterTo 1,500 mmTo 60 inches
Material weight20 to 500 gsm.1 to .28 point
Line speed (maximum)1,500 m/min4,900 ft/min
Operator interface10" colour touch screen


Buying from Alpha Converting

We prides ourselves on our flexible approach to meeting the demands of our varied customers. We take the time to listen to your requirements and to understand your existing production techniques and methods to offer converting equipment that will best fulfill your needs.