New Hunkeler Gen8 winder feature


The new Roll to Roll Solution from Hunkeler sets new standards:
ten thousand times proven gets even better.

The new Unwinder UW8 and Rewinder RW8 of the latest Generation 8 are now available.

Heavy duty for 24/7 operation – easy and fast roll change – high acceleration range – even easier operation.
Rolls up to 900 kg can be processed, even heavy coated offset stock up to 1320 mm (52”) diameter and 570 mm (22,5”) wide. Transport the roll on EURO pallet (800 mm wide x 1200 mm long) directly into the new Hunkeler UW8 unwinder or take out from the new RW8 rewinder. Convince yourself in the video.


Web width

up to 22,5″ (571 mm)

Paper weight

40 300 g/m2

Roll weight

max. 900 kg

Production speed

up to 250 m/min

Roll change

28% faster roll lift

Operator side left or right



With tension kits up to 250 Newton for the UW8 unwinder and up to 300 Newton for the RW8 rewinder.

Slack web
Tight web
with iPEM web cleaner
infeed table for inserting systems
RW8: center cut
RW8: edge trim
RW8: center cut and edge trim