WINertia Idlers are manufactured with patented WINertia tubing, Dynamic Center-WIN Balancing and WINertia Self-Adjusting Bearings to give the customer the ultimate in free spinning, low inertia rollers. Every facet of the dead shaft idler roll product line and the manufacturing process is developed to give customers a big advantage: Superior technology, competitive prices and the quickest lead-time in the industry.
To demonstrate this competitive roll product line, Componex has developed a machine that will continuously run in-booth during the show. This demonstration machine is designed to show a side-by-side comparison of eight different kinds of rollers and their abilities to provide traction for the web. All of the idlers will be driven by the web and all will have a 90 degree wrap angle. There will be a speed sensor on all eight rollers and a digital readout for every roller. A continuous web will pass through the machine. The speed of the machine can be varied from 0 to 2000 fpm. In real time, all eight rollers will be monitored as the speed of the web is increased.
Booth visitors can watch as a roller loses traction and can view this happening on the eight speed monitors. The machine uses a clear polycarbonate sideframe on the front side, so that the web can be viewed as it circles through the machine. This will give viewers the best look at how various idler technologies compare to each other. It will dispel many of the myths of the smooth and spiral grooved rolls in comparison with the WINertia AV roll.
Componex is proud to produce products that are engineered and manufactured in the USA in a production facility located in Wisconsin. Because of the manufacturing plant’s locale and specifically designed state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, Componex is able to boast the quickest lead-time in the industry — 5 days or less, from placed order to completed product.
Cal Couillard, President & Design Engineer, said, “We’re looking forward to demonstrating the unique advantages of the WINertia AV roll at LabelExpo this year. The lateral grooves in this idler roll were designed to eliminate the air between the web and the roller in order to maintain constant traction at all web speeds. Our exclusive demonstration will show how the WINertia AV roll outperforms smooth and spiral groove rolls.”
Visit Componex at Booth #1811 at this year’s Labelexpo Americas 2016, Sept. 13-15, 2016 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL.
About WINertia by Componex
Componex engineers WINertia Idler rolls with a series of unique features specifically designed to meet the demands of the converting industry. WINertia Precision Idler Rollers are manufactured with a high-quality, lightweight aluminum extrusion designed to provide maximum strength with the lightest possible weight. This unique patented design is engineered specifically for the web handling and converting industries and creates a precision idler roller that has extremely low rotational inertia, while maintaining maximum strength across the entire length of the roll. More info: 608-884-2201, fax: 608-884-2681, www.componex.net