JT-SL-2000C Fully Automatic Paper Core Cutting Machine

No Need Dedicated Operator
  • All the parameters are displayed on the touch screen
  • 2 sets Yaskawa servo motor (Japan)
  • Fully automatic core feeding and gripping
  • Automatic rotation blades

Main Parameters

Parent Core Length


Parent Core Inner Diameter


Paper Core Thickness


Cutting Length


Cutting Speed

60 cuts/min

Turret Movement Speed

1.8 m/min

Working Pressure



380V, 3 Phase, 50Hz



Cutting Mode

Paper tube rotates, blades and mandrel keep static


Automatic Rotation


2 sets

Parent Core Preloading



Main Body: 3900mm*1000mm*2100mm

Core Feeder: 3600mm*900mm*1200mm




Extremely simple and intuitive operation.
Automatic core length measurement.
Programmable speed setting to suit core outside and insider diameter.
Programmable edge core trimming.
The core support height is adjustable.
Automatic rotation blade to extend service life.
Automatic core feeding and gripping.
Clean edge cut (without burr).
Minimal dust generation.
2 minutes of core size change.
High speed for large volume core production.
Minimize core wastage within the current program.
Single or multiple cut lengths within the same program.
High-resolution color touch screen.
Accurate cutting length with indexing accuracy of ±0.15mm.
Safety cover (optional).

Why Jota JT-SL-2000C Fully Automatic Paper Core Cutting Machine

In 2019, we Jota sold over 10 sets JT-SL-2000C fully automatic paper core cutting machine. Each client thumbs up for this machine after receiving and operating it.


Assembled JT-SL-2000C Automatic Paper Core Cutter

Iconic Thailand customer Mondi Group even send some feedback photos and videos to us, they also highly appreciate Jota JT-SL-2000C fully automatic paper tube cutting machine’s fantastic performance.



Iconic Client Mondi’s Feedback Photo

JT-SL-2000C could attract Mondi Group to place an order is mainly because it has many flashpoints. It not only looks high-end from outside, but also has many attractive internal features.

JT-SL-2000C fully automatic paper core cutter has a compact structure, its body is made of 1045 steel, and its surface is baking paint treated.


Visible Quality

As for performance, many points are worthy of your appreciation, from parent core feeding to kid core collecting.

For core feeding section, automatic core lifting switches are installed in Jota JT-SL-2000C fully automatic core pipe cutting machine.


Automatic Core Lifting Switch

After the last paper tube is cut, the automatic core lifting switch lifts a new paper tube upward, and the new paper tube then rolls down to the feeding trough, waiting for the pneumatic pushing rod to push it into mandrel and tube gripper.

You only need to manually preload the mother tube to the paper tube rack.


In terms of tube gripping, 4 pneumatically actuated mechanical grippers are applied, these grippers’ position could be adjusted, different diameter paper core could be cut by our Jota JT-SL-2000C cardboard tube cutter.


4 Pneumatically Actuated Mechanical Grippers

In order to let you get a better understanding of Jota JT-SL-2000C Automatic Paper Core Cutter, you could watch the following presentation video for reference first.

As you could see in the video, after mother core is gripped, it moves backward first, then moves forward. Such round trip is realized by the cooperation of lead screw and servo motor.


Lead Screw

Of course, several other important components are also involved, such as cable carrier, linear guideway, and limit switch.

All these components ensure that each time’s paper tube round trip is accurate, avoids deviations of tube cutting length, minimizes the waste of your mother core material.

In terms of tube cutting, three main points must be emphasized to you.

Firstly, pneumatically control automatic rotation blades, effectively extends blades’ service life;


Automatic Rotation Blades

Secondly, core support height is adjustable to suit different ID core;


Core Support

Thirdly, as diameter mold is introduced to this section, it is not only useful for adapting to different diameter paper tubes, but also helpful for extending blades and mandrel life.


White Color Diameter Mold

In terms of core trimming and collecting, the waste pipes at the beginning and the end could be automatically unloaded, ensure that the qualified paper tubes enter the core collecting trough, saves labor costs for manually sorting waste tubes.

In terms of control, JT-SL-2000C cardboard tube cutter machine uses delta PLC and touch screen, and Yaskawa frequency inverter, both of them are high-quality well-known brands, JT-SL-2000C paper core cutter machine’s quality is visible at your first glance.


Yaskawa AC Drive and Delta PLC

In addition, we have designed alternative safety covers in response to customer requirements. If you have strict requirements on production safety, you could choose an optional safety cover for your workers.

If you want to customize your own desired cardboard tube cutting machine, please feel free to send us a request, we will discuss and analyze with you like teammates, assist you to figure out the best solution at a competitive price.

JT-SL-2000C Fully Automatic Paper Core Cutting Machine FAQ Guide

First off, what’s a paper core cutting machine? And how is it different from a paper cutter?

Well, these are two completely different machines. One is for cutting your normal paper, while the other is for industrial purposes. This is to cut paper tubes meant for rolling different materials such as fabric, labels, film, etc.

Therefore, a paper cutter and a paper core cutter have entirely different uses, with the latter having a diverse applicability.

The best way to accustom yourself with paper core cutting machines is to look at commonly asked questions.

So, here we go.

1. What is paper core cutting machine?

For paper core cutting machine, its usage is mainly cutting long paper or plastic tube to many short ones. Short paper or plastic core will be further used for rolling paper, film, fabric, fiberglass, etc; or used for packaging tea, sugar.

2. Where is paper core cutting machine used?

Paper core cutting machine could be widely used in many industries, such as paper mill, aluminum foil factory, plastic film workshop, tea packaging box factory, etc.

3. What kind of core or tube could be processed by paper core cutting machine?

Currently, Jota paper core cutting machine is specially designed for paper or plastic tube cutting.

4. What are the advantages of JT-SL-2000C fully automatic paper core cutting machine?

As JT-SL-2000C paper core cutting machine is fully automatic machine, its biggest advantage is definitely fully automatic feature. No dedicated worker is needed.

The other big advantage is auto-rotating cutter blades, after finish 1 cut, cutter blade rotates a preset angle, effectively extends the cutter blade life cycle.

5. What Exactly Is Paper Core Cutting?

This is an industrial process that involves cutting larger, longer cardboard paper tubes into smaller paper tubes. The process uses paper core cutters, which are either automatic, semi-automatic, or fully automatic.

The cut cardboard tubes are meant for rolling different materials such as fabric, labels, film, etc. Therefore, as leading manufacturers in this industry, Jota Machineries guarantees high quality paper core cutting machines.

6. What Is a Cardboard Tube?

The cardboard tube is a cylindrical product, it is made by winding multiple plies of kraft paper. So it is called Kraft Paper Cardboard Tube.

Cardboard Tube is a comprehensive product in the industry processing. You can easily find it in many factories like the plastic film factory, printing house, and some other related industrial product factories.

Cardboard tube’s application is very wide, many industries need to use cardboard tube. For Example, it is used in making paper cans for different thing’s storage, such as clothes, paintings, maps, cosmetics, foods, and other merchandise;

Rolling aluminum foil, thermal paper, non-woven fabric, toilet paper, kitchen towels, wire, etc; The cardboard tubes is also used in mailing packages.

Not only the paper cardboard tube winding factory needs a tube cutting machine, but also many small factories also need it. It could help you to cut the long kraft paper tube into small segments for your next working processing.

7. What Are the Uses of Paper Core Cutting Machines?

The automatic core cutter are used in cutting cardboard tubes, which are then applied in making cans for different purposes. These include cardboards for making clothes, paintings, maps, cosmetics, foods, and other merchandise.

The machines are also applicable in rolling aluminum foil, thermal paper, non-woven fabric, toilet paper, kitchen towels, wire, etc. Basically, the applicability of paper core cutters is wide.

8. Where Can I Buy a Paper Core Cutting Machine?

There is a slew of paper core cutting machine manufacturers, each of them with unique, patented features. However, some brands come top, especially when gauging their machines’ efficiency.

It’s always best to go with a brand that’s won the trust of reputable manufacturing clients. You can never go wrong with a paper core cutting brand whose reviews are nothing but positive.

That is, a great core cutting machine ought to improve productivity whilst minimizing maintenance costs. Which is exactly what Jota Machinery is all about.

Thanks to its high quality paper core cutter machines, the manufacturer has won the trust of Mondi Group, an iconic corporation in Thailand.

9. What Are the Different Automaton Degrees for Paper Core Cutters?

The machines are either automatic, semi-automatic or manual. At Jota Machinery, we offer all these three types of machines. It usually depends on what you need, and what’s best for the material you’re using.

Nonetheless, all three automatic degrees are helpful in cost-saving, time-saving, labor-saving, and improving productivity. Let’s look at the machines.

a) The Manual

Jota manual paper core cutting machine model is JT-600, which is a very simple machine, and the operator can use it in just 5-10 minutes.

b) Fully and Semi-Automatic

If your budget is enough, you could pay more attention to Jota’s fully automatic paper tube cutting machine.

As it comes with the fully automatic feature, no dedicated operator is needed, labor cost could be saved.

The automatic paper core cutting machine only needs the operator to place the long paper tube on the rack before the machine starts running, then start the machine, and the rest of the work is done by the automatic paper tube cutting machine.

What’s more, to extend blade service life, fully automatic cardboard core cutting machine equips with automatic rotation blade.

The blade rotates a specific angle after each cut, avoids cutting against the tube at a fixed position, extends blade service term, finally saves cost.

Besides, such fully automatic cardboard core cutting machine’s working speed is much faster than manual or semi-automatic type cardboard cutting tools.

Therefore, as long as you own this automatic cardboard core cutting machine, the production efficiency of paper tubes will be greatly improved, and you can save a lot of labor costs.

10. How much Does a Paper Core Cutting Machine Cost?

The price for a paper cut core automatic machine ranges from $2,000 to $30,000 depending on the model.

The models are based on the paper tube. What’s the paper tube length? What’s the tube inner diameter? And what’s the paper tube thickness?

The model is also based on the automation degree. In other words, is the machine manual, semi-automatic, or fully automatic? As expected, the manual core cutting machines cost less than both semi-automatic and fully automatic.

The fully automatic cutters are the costliest of the lot, but they are not expensive! This is because, with the fully automatic core cutting machines, you’re trading off manual labor, which saves you a lot in the long run.

From a financial perspective, paper core cutters by Jota Machineries are worth the investment. Whether it’s a manual paper core machine, a semi-auto, or a fully automated machine, you’ll be getting a worthy ROI.

11. Do You Offer Replacements for Cutter Blades? What’s the Breakage Rate?

Since paper core cutter blades are usually the biggest victims of replacements, we offer FREE spare parts in case there’s breakage within one year.

You simply need to contact us, and we’ll deliver the spare parts (including cutter blades) as soon as possible. And yes, deliveries for the spare parts are faster, with shorter turn-around time of 5-15 days depending on your location.

When it comes to the cutter blades breakage, you need to understand that the rate is understandably high. But not too high to be costly on your business.

The breakage rate depends on the machine’s rate of usage. The more it’s used, the more you’ll experience cutter blade breakages. However, this shouldn’t much of a problem with Jota Machineries.

We’ve made our core cutter blades to rotate at an angle after each cut. Which keeps the blades from damaging thus extending their service life.

Despite this incredible feature, it’s recommendable to pay a close attention to the cutter blades. Do frequent maintenance of the cutter machine, to make sure the blades have their teeth intact.

12. I Am Confused, Which Paper Core Cutting Machine Should I Buy?

In order to recommend suitable paper core making machine for you, you need to know what specifications of paper tube you want to produce, such as paper tube length, paper tube inner diameter, paper tube thickness, etc.

  • If you want to produce paper tubes with thickness of 0.6mm-5mm, inner diameter of 10mm-120mm, and length of 500mm-2000mm, you can consider our JT-50A paper core making machine;
  • If you want to produce paper tubes with thickness of 1mm-10mm, inner diameter of 20mm-156mm, and length of 500mm-4000mm, you can consider our JT-120A paper tube making machine;
  • If you want to produce paper tubes with thickness of 1mm-18mm, inner diameter of 20mm-250mm, and length of 500mm-5000mm, you can consider our JT-200A paper core winding machine.

13. Do You Supply Other Related Machines?

Of course, you can also buy multiple machines according to your own requirements for output, it can be slitting machine or…

Generally speaking, paper tube manufacturers need to own 3 machines, a kraft paper slitting rewinding machine, a paper tube winding machine, and a cardboard tube cutting machine.

With these 3 machines, the most basic paper tube can be produced. You should know that Jota Machineries puts customers first. And we understand that different clients have different needs.

That’s why we offer customizations to suit your specific needs. All you have to do is contact us, give us your specifications, tell us the kind of material you use, and we’ll design a machine based on the mentioned specifics.

At the same time, if it is something out of our purview, we are more than willing to consult with other industry leaders to sort you out. Our aim is to make sure you have all you need in terms of machinery for your business.

14. Do You Have Video Demonstrations of the Paper Core Cutting Machines?

Of course we do. Who would we be if we didn’t have videos for demonstrations? We’ve not only captured videos of how the automatic paper core machines work, but we also have videos of satisfied customers from all over the world.

Here are some video demonstrations:

  1. https://youtu.be/_tVOjO5EohUon how cardboard tubes are cut
  2. https://youtu.be/9feVNVTOdQgalso on how the cardboard tubes are cut
  3. https://youtu.be/w0OfN60tnA8on how the manual paper core cutter works
  4. https://youtu.be/SEhrCcxsh2Ifor the JT-3500D

15. Do You Have Any Customer Reviews and Feedbacks?

The best way to find automatic paper core cutting machine reviews is by contacting clients we’ve worked with, or whom bought our machines.

If you give us your location, we’re more than happy to direct you to the nearest client(s) using machines bought from Jota Machineries.

We usually tell our clients to provide videos on how the machines work. In the process, they give us feedbacks on how to better improve the machines. We’re always open-minded and take our clients’ suggestions very seriously.

Nonetheless, with famous brands trusting our products, you don’t need more convincing from online reviews. The likes of Siemens, Schneider, Delta, Yaskawa, and Mitsubishi can reiterate on our worthy products.

Here are videos on satisfied clients:

16. What’s Your Delivery Time?

Around 30-45 days, mainly depends on machine type. Note that the delivery time is dependent on your locations, as well as on the type of machine you’re asking for.

Also, if it’s a machine you need specific customizations, we may take longer, but no more than the 45 days as mentioned. We have a quick turn-around time.

17. What’s The Precision Rate of Your Paper Cutting Machines?

We have industry leading precisions. Our paper core cutting machines have had positive reviews from satisfied clients, most of whom appreciate the perfection that went into guaranteeing precision.

The machines undergo several tests during their design and manufacturing processes. We have a team of highly qualified engineers who make sure the paper core cutters are of state-of-art level.

Better yet, at Jota Machineries, we have a self-supporting CNC center where we get to carry out our own, in-house testing of the machines.

Therefore, we don’t have to wait for client feedbacks and complaints to make changes. Our CNC helps us avoid such instances. It is useful for us to control whole paper tube cutting machine quality, ensures it stands your strict inspection.

18. Why Should We Choose Jota Machineries?

Other than quality automatic paper core cutters, we boast more than 1200 trusted clients, all of whom come all over the world. Here’s are other reasons why we are leading manufacturers.

A) The Best R&D Department

Jota Machineries has a great team of qualified, passionate engineers. Once they’ve been given a task, the engineers see it as a challenge and so they’ll do everything to make sure the finished machine is perfect.

The team is led by an experienced slitter rewinder designer, whose design was highly praised by Portugal’s famous brand ‘Navigator’.

B) In-House CNC Center

With our own CNC center, the components for slitter rewinder are precise enough. Through the assembly of our craftsmen, the various parts are organically combined into a machine, it has both internal and external attraction.

C) Top-Notch Suppliers of Raw Materials

Thanks to China’s strong supply chain system, we have cooperated with high-quality raw material suppliers for many years.

Our slitter rewinder marketing history is over 10 years, it has fully proved our product quality. German Industrial Park and Japanese Industrial Park indirectly promote Kunshan machinery manufacturing development too.

D) Best Pre-Sale Services

Before we sale any of our machines, we are more than willing to help you with your needs. That is, we help you explore the core cutting machines, and then offer you solutions based on your requirements.

The best thing is that we have engineers from all over the world, who are ready to hop in and help out with installation and maintenance guidance.

In order to let you know more about we Jota company, please watch the following video for reference.

We Jota could also supply following related machines, if you are also interested in any type, please feel free to send us an inquiry:

  1. Hot Melt Thermoplastic CFRP CFRTP Prepreg Manufacturing Machine
  2. Fully Automatic Thermal Paper Roll Slitting Packing Machine
  3. Fully Automatic Toilet Paper Maker
  4. Automatic Facial Tissue Making Machine
  5. Plastic Film, Fabric, Aluminum Foil Slitting Rewinding Machine
  6. Paper Sheeter
  7. Paper Tube Making Machine
  8. CFRP CFRTP FRP Prepreg Slitter
  9. Paper Drinking Straws Machine
  10. Label Die Cutting Machine
  11. Flexo Printing Machine
  12. Cardboard Tube Cutting Machine
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