The Model 1260-LF Ultralight Leaf Shaft was originally designed for the tape industry, but has found wide success as an ergonomic solution to light duty applications where repetitive lifting is necessary. This shaft weighs only .25 lbs./inch of body. This shaft is typically used in rewind applications. It is an excellent solution for those using thin wall cores and wish to avoid core deformation. Unlike conventional internal bladder leaf shafts, this model uses an external bladder beneath each leaf and provides full & positive grip the full leaf length. This multiple bladder design can be repaired in as little as 10 minutes!