Go Jumbo – Supply55 and NEPATA release the new JC770 and JC1650 Jumbo Unwinders for the UA770 and UA1650 ADWS

Supply55, Inc. and NEPATA GmbH are pleased to announce release of the new NEPATA JC770 and JC1650 Jumbo Companion Unwinders for the UA770 Rewinder and UA1650 ADWS Converting Center.

The NEPATA JC770 and JC1650 Jumbo Companion Unwinders were developed to be operated with the UA770, UA1650 ADWS Converting Center or the UA1650 Rewinder to process jumbo rolls with a diameter up to 40 inches or a weight up to 1,100 lbs. Positioned behind the NEPATA rewinder, the material is fed into the machine underneath the usual web tension control allowing for efficient production of short rolls from large jumbo rolls.

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Fire Rating of Banner Materials

For interior applications, a FR grade of banner substrate is often required to comply with state and local fire codes. I was taught that FR is an Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL) classification, which stands for flame retardant. However, I have heard many people say that the FR is an acronym for “Fire Resistant” and “Flame Resistant”. Read more »

Gold Beating: How Gold Leaf is Made

Dating back to the days of the pharaohs, 5000 years ago, men have hammered strips of gold into thin sheets of gold leaf in a manufacturing process known as gold beating. While the tools have changed through the centuries, the basic process remains the same. In the days of the ancient Egyptians, gold beaters used stones. […] Read more »

AUTOMATE AND STREAMLINE YOUR FINISHING WORKFLOW WITH KALA XY TRIMMERS

Supply55, Inc. and Kala SAS are pleased to announce the release of the Kala XY trimmers for use in automating trimming and finishing output from digital printers including wallpaper, posters, labels, banners, signs and more. Read more »