Converting Industry Applications

Nobody has a more complete portfolio than Parker – Parker Drives when it comes to supplying the CONVERTING Industry. A complete line of AC drives, DC drives and servos are specifically suited for the rigorous requirements of web tensioning, and software know-how will help make your next application a success. In addition, choosing a common bus configuration or line regenerative AC drives can make your process greener!

Our experience includes:

  • Nip Rolls
  • Tension Controls
  • Chill Rolls
  • Coating Systems
  • Embossing
  • Laminating
  • Pull Rolls
  • Knives
  • Extrusion
  • Printing
  • Slitting
  • Accumulators
  • Center & Surface Winders
  • Tape Lines
  • Turret Winders
  • Metering Pumps
  • Cooling & Vacuum Rolls
  • Film & Foil Lines

Here are some of the applications advantages that Parker Drives has provided in converting industry applications.  Call us today to discuss the specifics of your next project.

  • Energy savings
  • Faster line speeds
  • Precision flying splices
  • Cut-To-Length
  • Accurate tension control
  • Coordinated section control
  • Faster start-ups
  • Maximized throughput
  • Advanced winding algorithms
  • Advanced traversing
  • Registration mark control

Parker’s product line-up has been shaped through the years to provide specific application enabling features that are customizable for converting applications. The AC890 series has all of the capabilities and features that your converting process demands.

AC890 Series (up to 1500 hp)

  • 4-in-1 Control
    • Volt/Frequency control
    • Sensorless Vector
    • Flux Vector with encoder
    • PMAC Servo motor control
  • Electronic Line Shafting
  • Modular Common Bus design
  • Registration Mark control
  • Line Regenerative Active Front End units available
  • Application macros
  • Ethernet/IP, Modbus/TCP, EtherCat, CanOPEN, FireWire, and many other communication protocols available
  • >Incremental Encoder, SIN/COS Encoder, or Resolver feedback choices

Servo drives & motors

  • Built in 1500 step motion controller
  • Fieldbus communication options
  • User-friendly software
  • Custom designed motors
  • Ready for cut-to-length, position control and more

Only Parker Drives offers a true real-time distributed drive control network that will effectively monitor critical machine parameters to precisely control your converting process.

Intelligent color touchscreens are provided with application-specific function blocks ideally suited for converting applications.

  • Machine Control & Monitoring
  • Digital and Analog I/O
  • Customize screens to your application
  • Multi-page operation
  • Graphically interface operator controls