South Shore Controls has been designing and developing industrial laminating equipment for laminating and coating applications for many years and is our company’s core competency..
In collaboration with our customers, South Shore Controls develops custom processes and machinery to transform materials like paper, film, foil, plastics, and nonwoven material into usable products for industries ranging from aerospace to medical.
Designing web converting machines requires years of application expertise. Tension control, web alignment, and software development are a few of the variables one must deal with when designing or upgrading existing lines. South Shore has the experience and solid reputation of the Company to call upon when the application appears impossible.
Custom Winder Industrial Laminating Machines
Developed for a company that specializes in cutting-edge technology. Using specialty engineered polymers for the replacement of glass lenses. The material is layers of specialized polymer film only a few molecules thick stacked, shaped then baked together. The materials technical name is Gradient Refractive Index (GRIN) Optics.
South Shore Controls developed an extremely specialized winder for this converting application.
Custom Industrial Laminator
Designed and built specifically for prototyping and testing of small-scale short runs, the new industrial laminating machine is perfect for testing products. The industrial laminator will typically run 5,000 ft/day across a 7” web width, making it ideal for niche markets.
Resin Bonded Filter Line
Major filter manufacturers contacted South Shore Controls to design, engineer, build and install a new fully automated 70” line to produce resin-bonded cartridge filters.
The fully-automated line consists of:
- Fiber Unwinder
- Spiral Winder
- Heated Splicer Station
- Spiral Material Unwind
- Two-Sided Coating Station
- Finished Mandrel
- Precure Dryer
- Transfer & Conveyance System
- Matte Winder