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Twin Box Slitter |Slitting Machines

Double Productivity with quicker set-ups
Make your corrugated box production process more efficient with the Twin Box Slitter (TBS). 

The Twin Box Slitter is a unique converting machine. The addition of a Twin Box Slitter enables box plants to double the production of Flexo Folder Gluers by running two-up boxes. These boxes are slit by the Twin Box Slitter creating two boxes. Learn more about expanding Flexo Folder Gluer box productivity through the addition of a Twin Box Slitter.

A little history on the Twin Box Slitter: It was invented by Marquip, which became, MarquipWardUnited , and is now BW Papersystems, an industry-leading manufacturer of machines for businesses in the sheeting, converting, and corrugating industries.

Continue reading to learn more about how a Twin Box Slitter can expand your product’s Flexo Folder Gluer box size capabilities and machine productivity.

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  • Box width to be slit, also referred to as the TBS machine direction:
    • Minimum: 14” (355mm) (creating 2 – 7” (178mm) boxes)
    • Maximum: 50” (1270 mm) (creating 2 – 25” (635mm) boxes)
  • Box length to be slit (TBS cross-machine direction)
    • Minimum: 12” (305mm)
    • Maximum: 42” (1066 mm)
  • Maximum box length (TBS cross-machine direction) to “Pass Through” TBS without slitting
    • Maximum: 50” (1270 mm)

BW Papersystems Twin Box Slitter offers its operators many benefits thanks to the machine’s highly engineered design. In addition to increasing the speed of your manufacturing process, a Twin Box Slitter offers:

  • Increased flexo folder gluer productivity
  • Industry-proven razor-slitting technology
  • Self-sharpening
  • Improved bundle stability
  • Fast machine setup
  • Sharp slit cut can boost box compression performance
  • Interface that can integrate with virtually any Flexo Folder Gluer
  • Enables production of two-up half slotted containers (HSCs)
  • Run smaller boxes


The Twin Box Slitter from BW Papersystems has two machine options available. These optional add-ons are:
  • Cross-Machine Direction Transfer System
  • Spare Parts packages

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Twin Box Slitter |Slitting Machines
Double Productivity with quicker set-ups

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