Questec RQS-V Rotary Sheeter
Learn more about our rotary sheeter and its unique sheet transport system below.
The Questec RQS-V is a size flexible, high-speed sheeter with innovative sheet transport by air. It efficiently handles lightweight paper grades for patient information leaflets, package inserts, wet glue labels, in-mould labels or scratch sensitive plastic films. A production speed of 400 m/min and extremely short start-up ramps make the RQS-V ideal for small batches and frequent order changes.
Precise Cut & Stack Quality
A clean, accurate cut with a cutting tolerance of ± 0,15 mm/1000 mm and a perfect stacking pattern due to gentle, safe pulling of the sheets onto the stack.
Various Sizes & Quick Change-Overs:
Compact, Ergonomic Design:
With its job memory, few setting points and extreme short start-up time, the RQS-V needs little attention. One operator can run two RQS-V sheeters in parallel.
|RQS-V 85||RQS-V 145||RQS-V 165|
|Max. Web Width||850 mm (33.46 in)||1450 mm (57 in)||1650 mm (65 in)|
|Min. Web Width||400 mm (15.74 in)||400 mm (15.74 in)||400 mm (15.74 in)|
|Sheet Length||min. 400 mm / 15.74 in (optional: 280 mm /11 in)|
max. 1060 mm / 42 in or 1500 mm / 59 in (optional: 1800 mm / 71 in)
|Paper / Board Grammage||min. 40 gsm|
max. 190 gsm (optional: 300 gsm)
|Film Thickness||min. 50 μm|
max. 190 μm (optional: 300 μm)
|Max. Production Speed||400 m/min. / 1300 ft/min.*|
|Cut Accuracy||+ / - 0,15 mm (0.006 in )|
|Pallet Height||1500 mm|
|Number of Webs||1|
|Number of Pockets||1 - 4|
|Substrate||Paper, Board, Film, Wet Glue Labels, Specialties Papers|
|Options Available||Unwind, Inline embossing, Web cleaner, Web inspection, Slitting, Cut-to-Register,|
Tab inserter, Sample taking device, Remote diagnostics
* dependent upon material characteristics & speed curve
Highlights of the Questec RQS-V
- Speed: at 400 m/min. (1300 ft/min.), sheets are reliably cut and placed on the stack
- Sheet transport by air: contactless «Air-Stream» transport without belts or rollers eliminates markings, turned-up corners (dog ears) or slipped sheets
- Precision: proven cross cutting technology with a dynamic drive allows for a clean, accurate cut with a cutting tolerance of ± 0,15 mm/1000 mm
- Quality: perfect stacking pattern due to gentle, safe pulling of the sheets onto the stack
- Compact & ergonomic: No platform and very small footprint of the main machine of less than 3 m (10 ft), thus well laid out and easy and safe to operate
- Reliable handling: thanks to „«Air-Stream» the material is always safely transported, independent of web curvature, statics or surface condition
- Fast set-up times: extremely short start-up ramps thanks to fewer setting points plus job memory
- Virtually maintenance-free: a sheet transport without belts or rollers eliminates wear
- Precision sheeting for manufacturers and converters of lightweight papers or plastic films, including materials with sensitive surfaces, e.g. in-mould labels, wet glue labels, pharmaceutical information leaflets or scratch-sensitive plastic films
- Inline integration with Offset, Gravure, Flexographic or Digital web-fed presses for commercial or specialty printers like product insert printers (PIL), even including embossing
Questec RQS-V: sheeting 40 gsm lightweight paper at 300 to 400 mpm
With speeds of 400 m/min., the Questec RQS-V is the world’s fastest variable rotary sheeter. It cuts lightweight paper, plastic film, beer labels and more at stepless variable cut-off lengths. This video demonstrates sheeting of 40 gsm lightweight paper, size 725 x 610 mm and, in 2 pocket operation, size 675 x 1110 mm - running at 300 up to 400 m/min. The sheeter can transport and cut single-layer thin printing papers starting from 30 gsm. For statically charged plastic film, transportation can start from 80 µm at a cut-off length of 400 mm - 1060 mm. This high-performance sheeter offers maximum flexibility, competitive technology, and high speeds.Watch Video
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