The printing and converting industry standard in defect marking and tracking

RollCode

  • Connects to Downstream Processes Like Slitters and Roll Edit Machines
  • Downloads the ScrapTracker Roll Map
  • Stops the Downstream Process at Each Flag and at the Roll’s End
  • Identifies the Defect Type at Each Flag

RollCode is a system which connects to a machine such as slitter or roll doctoring machine, or wherever rolls needing scrap removed are processed. With RollCode an operator no longer needs to be stationed at the unwinding roll to look for upcoming flagged locations to stop the machine at the flags.

RollCode uses the information contained in a roll map created by our ScrapTracker system to automatically stop any of these machines at each defect flag and at the roll’s end. A touch screen operator interface displays the roll map information including the flag number, the defect type and the location of the defect within the roll.

The typical manual process of stopping at flags involves the operator running the machine slowly to watch for the next flag, guessing when to hit the stop button, and then jogging the machine to the final location. Since the machine stops automatically at every flag, it can run at maximum process speeds between stops thereby maximizing machine run time and minimizing operator labor.

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Direct Losses

Rolls per shift (average)

Defects flagged per roll

Shifts per day

Shifts per weekend

Rolls per week

Flagged defects per week

Feet lost per defect by inaccurate flagging

Cost per foot (average)

Cost per week

Cost per year

Indirect Losses

Extra minutes spent per defect at rewinder/slitter due to inaccurate flagging

Rewinding/slitting cost per hour in dollars

Cost per week

Cost per year

Miscellaneous Losses

Yearly dollars lost due to returns/rework from unflagged defects getting to customers

Yearly dollars lost due to lost time accidents due to manual flagging

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