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Custom Built Unwind Rewinders

ALPHAREEL  winders can be configured for any application requiring the unwinding or rewinding of a web. 

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Alpha Converting's engineering expertise in a wide range of material types and processes ensures the best winder for your application.

ALPHAREEL winders are of heavy duty construction for long life.


  • Multi channel unwind stand for narrow web with closed loop tension control and web guiding on every winder. Quick release chucks for rapid roll change.
  • Turret cantilevered unwind with flying splice web transfer for narrow web application.

Standard Features

  • Custom design to suit manufacturing line
  • Precision closed loop tension control
  • Edge guiding (web guide)
  • Quality engineered and manufactured in UK



  • Shafted or shaftless
  • Precision pneumatic brake or AC drive
  • Automated roll handling
  • Line guiding
  • Multiple rolls
  • Non stop operation
  • Touch screen operator interface
  • Almost anything!

Typical Specification

ALPHAREEL Custom Built Winder
Web width1 to 3,500 mm0.04 to 140 inches
Roll diameter200 or 2,500 mm8 or 100 inches
Core diameterTo suitTo suit
Edge guideUp to ±250 mmUp to ±10 inches
Material thickness10 µm to 5 mm0.4 mils to 0.2 inches
Line speed (maximum)2000 m/min1,000 ft/min

Typical Materials

Film - OPP, PET, PE, PVCLaminatesPaper
PackagingSelf adhesiveLabel stock