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Leaf Shaft – Air

The Convertech Leaf Air Shafts are thoughtfully designed and recommended for use with thin-walled cores or narrow cores. Our leaf type air shafts have a wide array of applications and can be used with thin-walled paper, steel, plastic, or fiber cores. Convertech’s Leaf Shafts are cost effective and lightweight - delivering impressive performance for you operations.


Convertech Leaf Type Air Shafts are available in a wide array of core diameters ranging from 1” to 6” and face lengths up to 150”. Our Leaf Style Air Shafts can be designed in four unique styles:

 Fixed leaves are available on all styles to assure uniform expansion. The advanced integration of high-quality materials guarantees our Leaf Shafts grip firmly and expand precisely. Anodized aluminum leaves expand uniformly along the entire length of the Leaf Shaft, assuring a firm grip.

If you're ready for a reliable and precise air shaft to meet your unique manufacturing needs, consider Convertech's Leaf Type Air Shaft.

Product Information


  • Diameters from 1.5” to 6”
  • Face Lengths to 150”
  • Available in Four Styles: Narrow Web, Wide Web, Small Diameter, Heavy Duty
  • Concentric Versions Available
  • For Thin Walled Cores
  • ​ShaftSafe-Ready


Convertech's Leaf Type Style Air Shafts are custom designed to fit your individual specifications. When requesting a quote for the Leaf Shaft, we ask that you specify whether you need the bored, double journal, cantilevered or flanged version so that we can make sure your leaf shaft fits your needs and specifications.

As with all of our shafts, we guarantee that your Leaf Shafts will be designed and manufactured to the same tolerances as all of our industry’s leading shafts.

Convertech: Your Trusted Air Shaft and Core Chuck Partner

Convertech has provided the wide and narrow web industry with high-quality air shafts and chucks, quick turnaround, and reliable service for over 45 years. If you’re looking for a trusted partner for your air shaft needs, contact us today and learn more about our lead time, to request a quote, or for any additional questions.


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