Category: Converting 101

Common Slitting Methods

Converting Machine Parts and Service

Below is a brief rundown of some of the more common slitting methods. Before you enter into purchasing a converting machine, it is best to determine which slitting method is best for your material. Some methods will cause your material to react differently and can cause frayed edges, stretched material, or other issues that are unwanted for the next step 

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Material Testing

Hot Knife Slitting Blade

Manufacturers across the globe are constantly innovating their process and finding uses for new materials. Part of Pinnacle’s Converting Department is to assist manufacturers in determining how their material reacts when slit to their specific needs. Each year, we test 100’s of different materials and provide suggestions on which cutting method would be most beneficial in reducing waste, increasing production, 

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Common Slitting Methods

Converting Machine Parts, Support and Service

Below is a brief rundown of some of the more common slitting methods. Before you enter into purchasing a converting machine, it is best to determine which slitting method is best for your material. Some methods will cause your material to react differently and can cause frayed edges, stretched material, or other issues that are unwanted for the next step 

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What is “Slitting?”

Versatile Slitting Machine

A few of you out there who are new to the converting world have asked for explanations regarding several terms used within this industry. Perhaps the most common term that is at question is the term “slitting.” Slitting is a process by which material is cut to a specific width from a “master” or “parent” roll (a larger more difficult 

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5 Essential Steps to Bring Converting In-House.

In today’s economy, it is important to discover ways to save some money and conducting some of the services that you outsource is the best way to do that.

If you are a manufacturer who outsources converting (the process of cutting master rolls of material to 2 or more smaller rolls) services, it could benefit you to begin thinking about the  Read more…

In today’s economy, it is important to discover ways to save some money and conducting some of the services that you outsource is the best way to do that. If you are a manufacturer who outsources converting (the process of cutting master rolls of material to 2 or more smaller rolls) services, it could benefit you to begin thinking about the 

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Tips for Choosing a Converting Machine Builder

Welding

In this economy, it is important to make absolutely sure that your money is spent effectively. Especially when you are evaluating a significant investment for your business. Here are a few things that will help guide you in choosing the right converting machine builder. Customer Service – Sales or service representative availability is key during the purchasing process as well as 

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