Splice Detector

Published March 8, 2012
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Maxson Automatic Machinery Company offers a feature on its precision sheeters that insures the skids of sheeted stock delivered to the printing press are free of splices that could smash blankets and cause press downtime. A capacitance-type splice detector is mounted to the cutter infeed.The detector senses a change in web thickness and signals the reject gate to divert the spliced sheet at speeds of up to 300 cuts per minute.The detector’s sensitivity can be adjusted to detect a single splice within a pack of up to eight webs.

Maxson Automatic Machinery Company
Westerly RI USA

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