Roll to sheet

This type of lamination process is about converting flexible and mostly thin material on roll into sheets after laminating.

Materials that are often suitable for this type of process are:

  • paper
  • cloth
  • foil
  • plastic
  • linen

This process always contains a step when the material is being cut. We are experienced with many slitting techniques, such as:

  • razor cutting
  • crush cutting
  • shear cutting
  • hot cutting
  • guillotine cutting

Besides these slitting techniques it’s also possible to use simple straight knives for foils.

To finish the roll to sheet process, we developed different tools such as a stacking table and automatically changing cassettes for processing the finished product. With pick & place units we pick up the sheets and place them on the desired location.


The advantage of a roll to sheet process is that the product is often directly cut to size. Therefore, the size of the product is less big and it saves weight so it’s easier for the next step in the production process.


Roll Sheet Cutter

Roll Sheet Cutter

The Roll Sheet Cutter has been developed to cut (slitting and cross-cutting) all kind of materials, such as Paper, Foil, Vinyl, Fabrics, Carpet, Foam, etc. from roll to sheets for the Sign-, and Converting industries.

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Crest Hologram Stamping Unit

Hologram stamping unit

This dedicated hologram unit is especially developed by Crest for hot stamping Hologram logos onto license plates. Compared to the existing units on the market, this Crest Hologram unit has high cycle speed and maximum adjustment possibilities to the various dimensions of license plates and hologram shapes and dimensions. The servo controlled web transport from the blanking-line ensures an accurate and fast positioning underneath the hologram unit.

A special sensor measures the stop-position of the graphical (Euro) logo or Tick-mark and corrects the position from hologram unit, if necessary, with an fast acting servomotor to ensure always the right Hologram position according the graphical (Euro) logo or Tick-mark.

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Laminator Fly Cutter

Laminator Fly Cutter

The Crest Laminator Fly Cutter has been specifically developed to laminate various sorts of sheets, single or double-sided, hot or cold. Ingeniously engineered to separate laminated sheets automatically, the fly cutting system ensures a non-stop production process, especially suitable for polyurethane foam, or even wood.

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Winder / Unwinder

The Crest wind up / unwind units are developed for handling various media. The units feature auto-tensioning and automatically regulated wind up speed for perfectly wound rolls. Crest also designs specific winders/unwinders for the handling of bigger rolls and weights over 1000 kg.

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Winder Slitter Laminator

The Crest Winder Slitter Laminator is a heavy duty machine developed to laminate foam on a polyester base and slitting the materials to the correct size. Base materials are fed from ø1200mm big rolls (up to 500kg) by the unwinding units and are slit to the correct width by the slitting unit. After slitting, the materials are laminated. In order to optimize the material properties, a second laminating roller set is placed that stretches the material slightly and pressurizes it again. Before winding the laminated material, it can be slit to the correct width and in multiple strips.

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The Crest TS laminator is a high quality lamination machine using heat and high pressure. The machine is very suitable to apply a protective laminate on top of UV printed substrates for example. The TS’s special characteristics avoid silvering effects when applying pressure sensitive laminates on rough surfaces and UV printed material.

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Rotary Die Cutter

The Crest Rotary Die Cutter is designed to perform a variety of winding, laminating and cutting techniques, from cutting, kiss cutting, quillotine-cutting to punching, scoring and slitting on many different materials, such as plastic, paper, foam, rubber, foil and adhesives. Due to its modular system up to 17 different application units can be applied and interchanged with ease. This makes the Rotary Die Cutter especially convenient for different products and processes.

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The Crest ES 1600 is a multi-functional machine for high-quality laminations, panel mounting of images and encapsulation of prints. The machine is available in a 2 and 4 laminating roller version. The Crest machine is suitable for pressure and heat-sensitive lamination and encapsulation processes. It is able to process various types of lamination and encapsulation supplies.

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Crest Roll Loader

The CRL-300 has been especially designed to transport, load and unload heavy rolls. Special attention has been given to health and safety aspects. One person is able to move around and load or unload heavy rolls efficiently and without the risk of injury. The CRL-300 has a low frame design and takes rolls from storage and transport them to equipment loading stations. The handwinch is equipped with an automatic brake mechanism and operates easily without excessive physical force.

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