Retrofit Appleton Core Cutters With Automated Core Cutting

NEENAH, Wis. — September 12, 2013 — Appleton Mfg. Division’s Automated Core Cutting Systems are
available for retrofit onto your existing core cutting equipment. Developed with a modular design
approach, the basic system features two components: the parent core feeding system and the v-tray
for loading cores onto the core cutter. The modular design of Appleton’s Automated Core Cutting
Systems allow it to accommodate a variety of needs and situations. From low-volume, single-level
delivery to high-volume requirements which incorporate hoppers, elevators, diverting, positioning
and finishing systems.

“Our Automated Core Cutting Systems components retrofit onto most pre-existing core cutting
machines, making it a cost effective improvement during tough economic times. Installation is
straightforward so owners can experience increased productivity in no time,” commented Mark Rasper,
Engineering Manager.

Automation Retrofit Components:

  •     Stand Alone V-tray – Loads Parent Cores onto the Core Cutter from
  •     AutoLoader™ – Loads Parent Cores onto the Core Cutter from Hoppers or
    Delivery Tables
  •     Parent Core Tables and Bins
  •     Cut Core Tables and Bins
  •     Controls Package Upgrades
  •     Parent and Cut Core Conveyor Systems

Once installed, Appleton Mfg. Division’s Automated Core Cutting Systems provides lower labor
costs along with increased productivity. In addition, it also provides increased flexibility in
controlling production, ease of handling complex production runs and can be interfaced directly
into the user’s production reporting system.

Posted September 17, 2013

Source: Appleton Mfg. Division