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Butler Automatic Introduces SP1 Automatic Splicer Ease of Use Enhancements

03-05-2019 02:18 PM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

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Butler Automatic

Butler Automatic

Middleboro, MA – Butler, the leader in providing OEE improvements for the packaging industry through automatic splicing, introduces several design improvements and features for the 2019 SP1 Automatic Roll splicer. The ease of use design improvements include new HMI graphics, air intake and splice prepared monitoring, web break detection and web stop, omni-directional adjustable brackets for core sensors, adjustable, integrated exit idlers, base mounted automatic web alignment, sealed stainless steel roller bearings, and a more robust mainframe nip assembly.

These improvements were designed and implemented in order to make the operator/machine interaction simpler, reduce training and maintenance time, and improve OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) in our end user’s packaging lines. The new HMI graphics include enhanced visual feedback on the process and recovery instructions making operation and problem recovery easier. The web break detection, air and splice monitoring reduce operator error caused downtime. The sealed stainless steel bearings last longer, thus reducing maintenance time.

Mike Mucci, Vice President of Engineering, states that these product improvements “are the result of listening to our customers and Butler Automatic’s drive to design, deliver and support automatic roll splicing solutions which are easy to use, reliable, and perform consistently.”

With more than two thousand SP1 splicers installed on packaging lines globally, Butler Automatic is a trusted resource when it comes to increasing overall factory output by eliminating roll change downtime.

To learn more about the SP1 enhancements, please visit http://bit.ly/SP1SplicerImprovements.

The inventor of zero speed automatic splicing, Butler Automatic has been increasing output for its customers for more than 60 years. With over 17,000 automatic splicers installed worldwide in a variety of roll fed processes, Butler is a packaging equipment benchmark for effective design, quality build, and reliable performance. Butler Automatic splicers eliminate roll change downtime and boost overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). Our customers increase their output by as much as 10% while significantly reducing their process waste. Butler splicers are used in many roll-fed packaging and converting applications including pouches, bags, shrink sleeves, paper bags, business forms, envelopes, disposable diapers, wallpaper, insulation, and corrugated products. Butler Automatic manufactures standard and customized machines known for short return on investment, enduring performance and low maintenance. Butler Automatic is uniquely positioned to offer customers reliable solutions for boosting their output.

Company headquarters including product development, engineering, manufacturing, service and parts support are located in Middleborough, Massachusetts. Butler also has an office located in Geneva, Switzerland to service our European customers. Butler Automatic is an ISO 9001:2015 certified, internationally focused, privately owned business.

Press Contact:
Amanda Estey
amandaestey@butlerautomatic.com
Marketing Coordinator
Butler Automatic
41 Leona Drive
Middleborough, MA 02346
508-923-0544

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