Rugged and durable, our shafts and chucks are engineered to meet the demands of virtually any winding and unwinding application, delivering superior performance with minimal maintenance.

Products Include:

  • Global Air Shafts

    Introducing Global Air Shafts from Tidland. These are our most popular shafts, standardized and manufactured in our global facilities to ensure easy, fast access to spares, support and repair anywhere in the world.

  • Ergonomic Shafts and Chucks

    Sometimes keeping a line operator happy means keeping his back happy. Which is just one reason why Tidland offers a complete line of lightweight air shafts. 

  • Tidland Core Air ShaftsCore Shafts

    Rolls have gotten bigger and bigger. Speeds are getting faster and faster. We can help you keep up by pairing your application with an air shaft that best meets your goals.

  • Differential Air Shafts

    Tidland Differential Air Shafts are designed to deliver multiple roll tension equalization to slit rolls winding on the same shaft.

  • Mill-Duty Shafts / Reel Spools

    These aren't just large-diameter shafts, Tidland mill-duty shafts are designed to excel in the 24-hour requirements of a mill, while making life easier for the operator.

  • Narrow Web Shafts

    Narrow web shafts and chucks deliver quality and reliability to narrow web applications, such as label presses.

  • Safety Chucks

    Tidland System Boschert Safety Chucks are designed as a pre-engineered solution for roll support and torque transfer. These affordable Safety Chucks are available in a wide range of sizes and options.

  • Core Chucks

    From proven standard designs to lightweight ergonomic versions like the Force5, Tidland Air Chucks are an economical and reliable way to hold large rolls. Raptor Series Shaftless Chucks provide maximum grip and on-machine maintenance in shaftless applications.

  • Crushed Core Restorers

    Designed to re-open crushed cores, allowing for shaft insertion on rolls that would otherwise be considered scrap material.

  • NimCor Shafts and Chucks

    Established in 1961, NimCor pioneered web handling solutions with innovative air shafts, air chucks and bowed rolls. Today, these NimCor products are used throughout the world by industry leaders who continue to seek superior productivity and web handling performance.