Handling Systems for Reels

Metallized film or paper producers often have the problem for handling heavy reels with maximum safety for the operators, high precision in positioning and maximum reduction of the downtime during handling.

ICAPlants has developed Handling System for reels and heavy loads, based on machines and auxiliary equipments that can solve handling problem in the areas of the metallization plants.
Such systems allow the loading and unloading of the reels from the metallizer in a reliable and safety way.

For example using anti-collision devices between axis and reel during loading and unloading cycle, a typical problem when the metallizer is loaded by crane.
Trolleys and storages systems complete our product range for all kind of handling needs.


It is basically a “V” shaped cradle fasten to the ground, which is parallel to the winding system of he metallizer.The cradle, is able to house alternatively the incoming raw reel and the outgoing metallized reel. It can accept not perfectly centred incoming raw reels.Sensors...

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Easy-load is a machine that allows the load and the unload of the reels from the metallizer.The handling of the reels is made by operator who works throw a panel, that commands the movements of the hooks.The machine is equipped with anti-collision microswitches and it is made up of a main...

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A double-quadrilateral structure , is fixed to the ground in front of the metallization chamber and bears two pairs of arms whose ends are shaped like hooks.These arms catch, hoist, and displace both the reel (either already coated or still uncoated) and the cardboard core, complete with the...

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The reel handling unit is a complex structure that allows to relocate the reels towards any position and so it always guarantees the parallelism of the expandable axis with the metallizers’ winding system.This is made up of: - A main “bridge” structure which is placed facing...

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It consists in a structure made of construction steel and coated with epoxy paint. It is fixed to the ground and is aligned with the loading cradle.The axis extractor carries a mandrel (chuck) that easily hooks the expandable axis and that can move as follows : - horizontally in order to...

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Our handling systems can be supplied with reels transport trolleys.Trolleys can be manual or motorized and can be equipped with movable cradle.

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Our mission is: to make your job easier and better through automation.

The daily confrontation with sectors constantly evolving in technological and highly specialized way is for us a constant incentive to grow and explore new horizons.

Our purpose is offering to our Customers modern and successful solutions, through automation, to solve production problems. In recent years we had great development and employ in areas such as farmaceutico, pharmaceuticals, food and in general in the manufacturing field with high production capacity, standard applications and tailor-made systems.


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