A paper slitter is a machine that cuts large rolls of paper into smaller, more manageable rolls, sheets, or strips. This type of machine is commonly used in the paper-converting industry, where large rolls of paper must be cut to specific sizes for various end uses. The paper slitting process involves the unwinding of the original roll onto a unwind stand, followed by passing it through a series of blades or rotary cutting wheels that slice the paper into the desired width, thickness, and length. The slit paper is then rewound onto individual cores. Paper slitters are available in various designs and capacities, depending on the specific requirements of the user. Some machines also incorporate additional features such as web guiding, tension control, and digital readouts for precision cutting.