PRESS FOLDERS
Consumables for web press folders

Compatible with roto-offset, rotogravure and flexographic machines of the following brands: KBA, MAN, Cerutti, Heidelberg Harris, Goss, Rockwell, Mitsubishi, Solna, Wifag, Timson, Nebiolo.
Circular knives, Bottom knives, Circular perforators, Linear cutting blades, Linear toothed cutting blades, Linear perforators, Tucker blades, Fixed and mobile jaw blades, Folder pins, Pin holders and adjusting screws, Cutting sticks, Pressure bars, Blade holders, Sheet guides and conveyors, Paddle wheels, Foam pads, Tension rollers, pressure rollers, rings, roller nips and nip segments, Transport rollers / Drag rollers / Rollers top of the former, Grippers and gripper pads, Brushes, Bearer pads, Doctor blade, Wash-up blade, Ink tucking blades in segments, Former noses, Drive belts, pulleys and guides.

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Circular knives

For length cutting of reels of paper, cardboard, cellophane and plastic film and other types of material. Knives are produced with: single or double bevel, double inclined bevel and bevel with inside recess.

On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of application and the required duration, Ulmex produces circular knives in different types of material and treatments:

MATERIALS

  • HCHC – Chrome steel – tungsten – HRC 59
  • HSS – Tungsten steel (High Speed Steel) – HRC 62
  • ASP – Sintered steel (metallurgical powder) – HRC 64
  • HM – Hard metal (tungsten carbide) – HRC 68

TREATMENTS

  • TiN – Titanium nitride

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • External diameters from 100 mm to 400 mm
  • Internal diameters from 30 mm to 90 mm
  • Thicknesses from 1.0 to 5 mm
  • Operation with key only, with key and holes, with holes only

Technical characteristics other than those cited above on request

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Pin holders and adjusting screws

To fasten and adjust the pins on the folder cylinder, Ulmex produces pin holders and adjusting screws for all types of folder.

We make pin holders and adjusting screws using different machining and treatments depending on the type of pin and the type of folder cylinder. We usually have products in stock for all folder models. For special pin holders and adjusting screws or new versions, we need a drawing or a sample.

MATERIALS

  • Aluminium
  • Steel

TREATMENTS

    • Hardened
    • Burnished

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

·       For all folder models

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Grippers and gripper pads

To brake, stabilize, grasp and drag the printed copy after cutting,  Ulmex makes grippers and gripper pads for all types of folder.

We produce grippers and gripper pads in different materials and using different treatments based on the type of paper and page pagination. We usually have products for all folder models in stock. For special grippers or new versions, we need a drawing or a sample. 

MATERIALS

  • Harmonic steel
  • Special alloys
  • Aluminium

TREATMENTS

  • Hardened
  • Burnished

COATINGS

  • Gummed in vulkollan or polyurethane
  • Sandblasted in tungsten carbide

Technical specifications ·

  • For all press and folder models
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Bottom knives

In harmony with the upper circular knife, the bottom knife must be made from a material that is compatible with the upper circular knife as well as respecting technical specifications such as: eccentricity and perfect planarity.

Only these characteristics can guarantee the perfect cutting of the material, without tears or burrs, as well as the long life of the bottom knife. Ulmex produces single piece and two piece bottom knives with classic clean cut obtained through breaking.

MATERIALS

  • HCHC – Chrome steel – tungsten – HRC 59
  • HSS – Tungsten steel (High Speed Steel) – HRC 62
  • ASP – Sintered steel (metallurgical powder) – HRC 64
  • HM – Hard metal (tungsten carbide) – HRC 68

TREATMENT

  • Hardened

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • External diameters from 75 mm to 160 mm
  • Internal diameters from 60 mm to 100 mm
  • Thicknesses from 5 to 20 mm
  • Free-locking or self-locking bottom knife operation only
  • Technical characteristics other than those cited above on request
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Cutting sticks

To counter the action of the cutting of the blade, cutting sticks are made in different segments, lengths and harnesses.

This is the only way to guarantee that the cutting blade will last and that the machine’s folder will function correctly. Therefore the choice of the material of the cutting stick, in rubber, polyurethane or Vulkollan is extremely important. On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of application and the desired duration, Ulmex produces cutting sticks in different types of material:

MATERIALS

  • Rubber – hardness from 70° to 90° Shore
  • Polyurethane – hardness from 80° to 90° Shore
  • Vulkollan – hardness from 65° to 95° Shore

MATERIAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Rubber – hard material, recommended for heavy machining
  • Polyurethane – soft material with high abrasive resistance
  • Vulkollan – special material for high performance

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Length: up to 650 mm
  • Square tile measurements: 10 mm x 10 mm, 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm, 15 mm x 15 mm,
    16 mm x 16 mm, 18 mm x 18 mm, 19 mm x 19 mm, 20 mm x 20 mm, 22 mm x 22 mm
  • Technical characteristics other than those cited above on request Schneidleisten
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Brushes

To brake and stabilize web ribbons or sig- natures. We make brushes with different bristles depending on the application, temperature, chemical agents and type of paper, that are resistant to bending and tangling.

We usually have brushes for the most common types of press in stock. For special brushes or new versions, we need a drawing or a sample. On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of appli- cation and the desired duration, we produce brushes with different bristles and in different materials:

TYPE OF BRISTLE

  • Polyester
  • Horsehair
  • Mexican fibre

MATERIALS

  • Nylon
  • Wood
  • Aluminium
  • Steel

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS For all folder models

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Circular perforators

For continuous length perforation of paper, cardboard, cellophane and plastic film and other types of material.

Knives are produced with different types of bevel, pitch and tooth shape such as for example: trapezoidal, triangular, rectangular and dovetail.

On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of application and the required duration, Ulmex produces circular perforators in different types of material and using different treatments:

MATERIALS

  • AISI420C – Steel – HRC 48/56
  • HCHC – Chrome steel – tungsten – HRC 59
  • HSS – Tungsten steel (High Speed Steel) – HRC 62
  • ASP – Sintered steel (metallurgical powder) – HRC 64

TREATMENT

  • HV – Chromium plated
  • TiN – Titanium nitride

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

  • External diameters from 100 mm to 400 mm
  • Internal diameters from 30 mm to 90 mm
  • Thicknesses from 0.2 to 5 mm
  • Operation with key only, with key and holes, with holes only
  • Technical characteristics other than those cited above on request
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Pressure bars

To secure the linear blades in the blade holder, the pressure bars are also used to counter the pricks of the pins that leave small holes on them by virtue of their softness.

To guarantee that the pressure bars last, in addition to the density of the material, a combined version is also available with a base in Vulkollan foam and Vulkollan inserts. On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of application and the desired duration, Ulmex produces pressure bars in different types of material and inserts in different densities:

MATERIALS

  • Vulkollan foam – density from 0.25 to 0.65 g/ccm

INSERTS

  • Vulkollan – hardness from 80° to 95° Shore

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

  • Length: up to 680 mm
  • Profiles: all types of profile
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Bearer pads

To lubricate the stitching thread, Ulmex produces acid-resistant bearer pads for all models of wire stitching machine.

We make all sizes of bearer pad, with all types of hole and notch. We usually have bearer pads in stock for the most common models of stitching machines. For special bearer pads or new versions, we need a drawing or a sample:

MATERIALS

  • Textile bearer pads

TREATMENTS

  • Saturated

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

For all models of stitching machine

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Linear cutting blades

For cross cutting of reels of paper, cardboard, cellophane and plastic film and other types of material.

Linear cutting blades are produced with: single bevel, double bevel, with or without slots and with different pitches.

On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of application and the required duration, Ulmex produces linear cutting blades in different types of material and using different treatments:

MATERIALS

  • AISI420C – Steel – HRC 48/56
  • HCHC – Chrome steel – tungsten – HRC 59
  • HSS – Tungsten steel (High Speed Steel) – HRC 62
  • ASP – Sintered steel (metallurgical powder) – HRC 64
  • HM – Hard metal (tungsten carbide) – HRC 68

TREATMENTS

  • HV – Chromium plated
  • TiN – Titanium nitride

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

  • Length and width: any measurement
  • Thicknesses: from 0.5 mm to 5 mm
  • Bevel: single or double
  • Shape of teeth: straight pointed
  • Pitches: 4 teeth, 5 teeth, 6-10 teeth every 10 mm or every 20 mm
  • Technical characteristics other than those cited above on request
Blade holders

To secure the linear blade in combination with the two pressure bars, Ulmex makes blade holders for all folder models.

The advantages of the compact blade holder are: noise reduction during cutting opera- tions, secure hold of the blade thanks to the double clamping of the blade holder, less probability that the blade will bend and therefore lower risk that the blade will break, easy to replace pressure bars.

MATERIALS

  • Aluminium
  • Steel

TREATMENTS

  • Hardened

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

For all folder models

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Doctor blade

To clean and scrape the print cylinders, the doctor blade is an important element in web, rotogravure and flexographic presses.

The self-sharpening doctor blade is a doctor blade that does not need to be sharpened, as it can be used continuously right to the base of the bevel. The specific characteristics of our doctor blades are: completely smooth, flat and rectilinear surfaces.

For particularly aggressive or water-based colours, we supply doctor blades specifically designed for this kind of application. We produce doctor blades with widths, thicknesses, bevels and cutting angles to suit the most widely used press models.

MATERIALS

  • Swedish steel
  • Stainless Swedish steel (rustproof)
  • Polyester

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

  • Length: reels of 100 mt.
  • Height of doctor blade: 30 mm – 40 mm – 45 mm – 50 mm – 60 mm – 70 mm – 80 mm
  • Thicknesses of doctor blade: from 0.15 mm to 0.50 mm
  • Bevel height: from 0.6 mm to 3.00 mm
  • Bevel thickness: from 0.05 mm to 0.15 mm
  • Cutting angle: 3° – 0° – 40° – 50° – 60° – 70°
  • Technical characteristics other than those cited above on request
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Linear toothed cutting blades

For toothed cross cutting of reels of paper, cardboard, cellophane and plastic film and other types of material.
Linear toothed cutting blades are produced with: single bevel, double bevel, with or without slots and with different pitches. On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of application and the duration required, Ulmex produces linear toothed cutting blades in different types of material and using different treatments:

MATERIALS

  • AISI420C – Steel – HRC 48/56
  • HCHC – Chrome steel – tungsten – HRC 59
  • HSS – Tungsten steel (High Speed Steel) – HRC 62
  • ASP – Sintered steel (metallurgical powder) – HRC 64
  • HM – Hard metal (tungsten carbide) – HRC 68

TREATMENTS

  • HV – Chromium plated
  • TiN – Titanium nitride

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

  • Length and width: any measurement
  • Thicknesses: from 0.5 mm to 5 mm
  • Bevel: single or double
  • Shape of teeth: inclined and pointed
  • Pitches: 1 tooth every: 1 mm, 2 mm, 2,5 mm, 3 mm, 4 mm, 6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm, 12 mm, 14 mm
  • Technical characteristics other than those cited above on request
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Sheet guides and conveyors

To ensure that the sheets of paper pass smoothly from one conveyor belt to another.
We keep standard sheet guides and conveyors in stock for the most common types of folder and copy delivery. Ulmex produces sheet guides and conveyors to drawing or from samples. On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of application and the desired duration, we produce sheet guides and conveyors in different types of material and with different coatings:

MATERIALS

  • Polyzene
  • Polyethylene
  • Teflon – green, white or brown
  • Steel
  • Aluminium

COATINGS

  • Teflon casehardened on steel
  • Teflon casehardened on aluminium

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

For all folder models

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Wash-up blade

To wash and clean print cylinders, Ulmex produces steel wash-up doctors with a shaped rubber and Vulkollan lip.

We produce wash-up doctors for the most common models of press.

MATERIALS

  • AISI420C – Steel – HRC 48/56

TYPES OF LIPS

  • Rubber

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

For all press models

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Linear perforators

For cross perforation of reels of paper, cardboard, cellophane and plastic film and other types of material.

Linear perforators are produced with different types of bevel, pitch and tooth shape such as for example: trapezoidal, triangular, rectangular and dovetail. On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of application and the duration required, Ulmex produces linear perforators in different types of material and using different treatments:

MATERIALS

  • AISI420C – Steel – HRC 48/56
  • HCHC – Chrome steel – tungsten – HRC 59
  • HSS – Tungsten steel (High Speed Steel) – HRC 62
  • ASP – Sintered steel (metallurgical powder) – HRC 64
  • HM – Hard metal (tungsten carbide) – HRC 68

TREATMENTS

  • HV – Chromium plated

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

  • Length and width: any measurement
  • Thicknesses: from 0.5 mm to 5 mm
  • Shape of teeth: trapezoidal, triangular, rectangular and dovetail
  • Technical characteristics other than those cited above on request
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Paddle wheels

To convey the printed copy to the folder output for the paper converting machines, Ulmex produces whole or half-moon paddle wheels, or half-moon with interchangeable paddles.
Steel or aluminium paddle wheels are coated in a very smooth material. We can also perform a complete overhaul of paddle wheels including adjustment and convergence. We have standard hubs and paddles for the most common types of folder and copy delivery. We can produce paddle wheels and paddles to drawing or from samples.

MATERIALS

  • Steel
  • Aluminium
  • Nylon

PADDLE MATERIALS

  • Steel coated in Teflon
  • Aluminium coated in Teflon
  • Teflon
  • Nylon
  • Delrin

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

For all folder models

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Ink tucking blades in segments

To scrape the ink from the fountain cylinder Ulmex produces ink tucking blades with segments divided by spaces of a minimum of  0.025 mm, coated in a thin layer of white silicon.

The advantages of this type of blade in segments are: a decrease in smearing, an increase in the duration of the blade, colour control stabilization. On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of application and the desired duration, we produce ink tucking blades in different types of material:

MATERIALS

  • HCHC – Chrome steel – tungsten – HRC 59
  • HSS – Tungsten steel (High Speed Steel) – HRC 62

TREATMENTS

  • HV – Chromium plated

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

For all press models

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Tucker blades

For the formation of signatures, Ulmex produces all types of tucker blades with various kinds of chamfer and slots for every type of fold.
We also make special tucker blades for the 3rd and 4th fold-in-folder. On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of application and the duration required, we produce tucker blades in different types of material and using different treatments:

MATERIALS

  • AISI420C – Steel – HRC 48/56
  • HCHC – Chrome steel – tungsten – HRC 59
  • HSS – Tungsten steel (High Speed Steel) – HRC 62

TREATMENTS

  • HV – Chromium plated
  • TiN – Titanium nitride

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

  • Length: up to 2100 mm
  • Width: up to 60 mm
  • Thicknesses: 0.5 mm; 0.6 mm; 1.0 mm; 1.4 mm; 1.5 mm; 2.0 mm
  • Bevel: single or double
  • Shape of slots: any type
  • Technical characteristics other than those cited above on request
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Foam pads

To accompany the sheet, foam pads are parts that comprise a supporting base made in different types of material and an upper coating.
To guarantee that the foam pads will last, in addition to the upper coating, a combined version is also available with coating in Vulkollan foam and Vulkol- lan inserts. Through the use of high quality coatings, the following can be achieved:

  • reduction of folding noise
  • more delicate treatment of the sheet
  • reduction in number of rejected copies

COATINGS

  • Vulkollan foam – density from 0.25 to 0.65 g/ccm

SUPPORTING BASE

  • Polyurethane – ca. 95° Shore
  • Sheet metal – thickness 0.5 mm

INSERTS

  • Vulkollan – hardness from 80° to 95° Shore

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

For all folder models

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Former noses

For the former fold of the web ribbon, at the end of the former, Ulmex produces former noses for the most common presses.
Former noses are produced with limited tolerances on modern, high precision machines. Former noses are produced in high quality steel, parts subject to wear are burnished until they reach a hardness of ca. 65 HRC and then ground until the surface is smooth and even. Furthermore, we also overhaul worn former noses bringing them into tolerance with the remaining former.

MATERIALS

  • ASP – Sintered steel (metallurgical powder) – HRC 64
  • HM – Hard quenched metal (tungsten carbide) – HRC 68

TREATMENTS

  • HV – Chromium plated
  • Burnished
  • Ceramic

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

For all folder models

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Fixed and mobile jaw blades

To grasp and drag signatures without causing any damage even to densely coloured surfaces and high production cycles.
Jaw blades are produced considering tolerances in terms of thickness, height, length and parallelism. Jaw blades are produced with various types of coating, also on a laminar base. Ulmex produces disposable jaw blades with a steel base and with the coating deposited on an interchangeable bar which can be replaced in the event of wear.

MATERIALS

  • Aluminium
  • Steel 

TREATMENT

  • Vulkollan
  • Tungsten
  • Ceramic
  • Metco

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

For all folder models

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Transport rollers, drag rollers, pressure rollers and rings, nip rollers and nip segments

To feed, drag and brake paper reels.

We offer rollers and rings made in high quality materials with the following characteristics:

    • high resistance to wear
    • extremely quiet
    • highly elastic
    • resistant to inks and solvents
    • resistant to high temperatures

Ulmex produces rollers of all sizes and special rollers with aluminium or steel hubs.

Coatings

    • Rubber – hardness from 70° to 85° Shore
    • Polyurethane – hardness from 80° to 90° Shore

 

Roller body

    • Aluminium
    • Steel

 

Technical specifications 

    • For all press and folder models
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Drive belts, pulleys and guides

In the folding and paper converting sections, belts are used to transport the signatures.

For these applications to function properly, the choice of a reliable, quality product is fundamental. Ulmex offers a wide range of belts that enable you to fully realise the potential of your machines, in terms of both quality and production. In addition to belts, we can also supply tension pulleys and belt guides. We can also provide all of the tools needed to prepare belts before assembly: shearers, bevelling machines, welders and adhesives.

Materials 

      • Belt rolls (cutting and joining to be carried out by end-user)
      • Round belts
      • Belts prepared for hot-welding on-site
      • Customised belts
      • Machining
      • Joints of various types
      • Belts with rounded edges

 

 Technical specifications 

    • For all press and folder models
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Folder pins

To drag the signatures, Ulmex produces pins for all types of folder. We make pins with smooth or toothed ends, and in different shapes based on the type of paper and page pagination. We usually have pins in stock for all folder models.


For special pins or new versions, we need a drawing or a sample. Our supply programme also includes keys for all types of pin.  

Materials 

    • Steel
    • Treatments
    • HV – Chromium plated
    • Hardened
    • Burnished

Technical specifications 

    •      For all folder models
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Rollers top of the former

For the lateral dragging of web ribbons, thanks to a series of modern machines, Ulmex produces high quality rollers top of the former with very restricted tolerances, guaranteeing the exact convergence of the roller.

      • We stock standard rollers top of the former for the most common machines. We produce rollers top of the former to drawing or from samples. On the basis of the technical specifications, the type of application and the desired duration, we produce rollers top of the former in different materials and using different treatments:

Materials 

    • Steel

Treatments

    • Hardened
    • Burnished

Coatings

    • Sandblasted in tungsten carbide

Machining

    • Knurling of various pitches

Technical specifications

    •     For all press and folder models
CONSUMABLES
Consumables for stitching machines
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Compatible with the following brands: KBA, MAN, Cerutti, Ferag, Müller Martini, Tolerans.

Ulmex produces consumables for in-line stitching machines for the most common types of press.

All stitching machine parts are made with restricted tolerances by ultra-modern machines. To make consumables for stitching machines, we only use the highest quality materials.Parts are continually technically updated and are fully compatible with the original parts.  Each single part is checked by our internal inspection service in order to guarantee extremely high quality standards.

Materials

  • ASP – Sintered steel (metallurgical powder) – HRC 64
  • HM – Hard metal (tungsten carbide) – HRC 68

 

Treatments

  • HM – Hard metal (tungsten carbide) – HRC 68

 

Technical specifications

  • For the most common models of stitching machine
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