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WHQuiz Answer #12 -Web Tracking

WebHandlersQuiz 12: Web Tracking – In a vertical span, which will cause the web to track off center more, a roller tram or level error? 

Webs track the most from misalignment in the plane of the entering web; therefore, in a vertical span, the level error will cause more tracking than a tram error.

More on this topic was covered in this archived Web Lines column: 

Going with the Parallel Flow August 2003

If you missed it, here are all 20 questions in my Web Handler's Quiz


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