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unwind

[¦ən′wīnd]
(computer science)
In computers, to rearrange and code a sequence of instructions to eliminate red-tape operations.
(mechanical engineering)
To reverse the direction of rotation of a threaded device.
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Upon signal, the unwind turret indexes the prepared roll over the web of the depleting roll.
To further advance productivity by reducing downtime for web width changes, Catbridge has engineered a co-ordination between unwind, applicator and knives to allow automatic adjustment for different web widths.
"The routine task of changing rolls at the unwind and rewind stand on rollfed applications can hold the key to extra production gained or lost." says Robin Sherlund, marketing manager at KTI--Keene Technology Inc, South Beloit, IL, USA.
Unspooling with Spool-Mate, the first low cost, driven spool unwind with closed loop tension control.
Maximum media width can be up to 400 mm (1.5.7"), and the machine is equipped with an automatic tension control on both unwind and rewind sides.
The offline single position computerized respooler will unwind either spools or pancakes and produce a traverse wound spool.
CTC introduces its Model SHDL-900-EG Edge Guided Heavy Duty Constant Tension Unwind Stand.
The new ENR 1000 Series automatic nonwoven wipes perforator rewinder offers the capability to unwind, perforate, slit and rewind a predetermined number of nonwoven product sheets per roll automatically from 42-inch-wide rolls.
SimpLock is designed for converters that want to increase capacity, improve web control, ease roll changes for increased production or for adding unwind or rewind stations to an existing converting machine, CAC says.
The Elsner US-760 unwind stand eliminates the need for overhead hoists or lift trucks to load a converter's machinery unwind.
"Smart Torque" automatically controls tension on the unwind and rewind resulting in total "hands off" control.
The new 10-inch-wide system features six Smartwinder 2000 modular cubes which operate inline with the unwind slitter section.