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Tidland Edge-Trim

  • Advanced design allows for trim changes and blade replacement ‘on the fly’, reducing downtime and waste
  • Built tough for reliable operations in rugged environments
  • Automatically maintains critical blade-to-anvil relationship, greatly reducing setup time while ensuring trimming accuracy
  • C-Frame allows trim up to 167.6 mm (6.6 inches), with maximum possible trim of 381 mm (15 inches)
  • Modular and flexible for a wide range of operations
  • Compact and rugged control console enables many mounting options
  • Can be configured to run from PC via stand-alone program or existing Human Machine Interface (HMI)
  • Trim cut-off option
  • Manual to automatic upgrade available

Tidland Edge-Trim Specifications

  • Automated Version
  • Simplified ConnectionsRequires only 110 (or 220) VAC single-phase power and two
    easy-to-wire interconnect lines between the touchscreen control and
    edge trim units. Input air connections are (also) required for the knife
    control and pneumatic brakes RS-485 communication and 24 VDC power cables
  • Touch ScreenIndustrial touch screen PC
  • Actuator ControlLead screw actuator with stepper motor
  • Control ConsoleCompact and rugged control console enables many mounting options
  • Anvil MotorsZiehl-Abegg 3-phase External-Rotor-AC dust sealed motors enable
    a wide range of operating speeds and torque values.
    Gear reducers are available for slow speed applications
  • Automated or Manual Version
  • Construction Heavy duty steel construction with non-corrosive nickel plated finish
  • KnifeholdersPerformance Series Class II and Class III
  • CarriageModular mounts (bottom and back mount available), linear bearings,
    critical blade geometry is maintained as the unit is positioned
  • Trim WidthsStandard trim support 142.2 mm (narrower and wider supports are available)
    Maximum trim of 381 mm possible
  • Remote PositioningOptional lead screw and handwheel with mechanical readout (manual version only)

Reduce waste and increase productivity with Tidland’s Edge-Trim, a self-contained shear slitting unit for continuously moving flexible webs. Blade setup time is virtually eliminated during trim changes by quickly repositioning the knife pair (upper and lower blades) simultaneously, without disturbing the slit geometry to maintain the highest level of trim quality.

The Edge-Trim is available in manual or automated configurations.

Additional Options Available
Integration: Can be configured to run from customer’s PC via stand-alone program or an existing Human Machine Interface (i.e. RsView32, Wonderware).
Automated Controls: User-friendly, intuitive operations and touch-screen controls, highly accurate absolute web width patterns, incremental positioning, position accuracy of ± 0.2 mm.