RheoSense Viscometer Uses Small Sample

The m-VROC viscometer allows user to measure viscosity with 20µl (microliter) samples, reportedly saving money in the cost of materials

Dyna-Purge System Purges High-Temp Resins

The New Dyna-Purge E2 for purging high-temperature resins has been tested for effectiveness in an independent study, and the results are positive

Spinnaker Coating Now Owned by its Employees

With employees becoming owners through an ESOP, Spinnaker Coating has some very motivated workers producing its adhesive-coated papers and films

Clearwater Adds EarthCoating Resins

With mineral-based EarthCoating resins from Smart Planet, Clearwater Paper’s Candesce paperboard products will be able to use less PE

Davis-Standard Reports Acquisition, NPE Presence

With new owner ONCAP in place, Davis-Standard expands its global presence and plans to exhibit its extrusion and converting equipment at NPE 2012

Nip Stations from PFE Rolls Are Versatile

AccuNip nip stations can be configured for many uses, including laminating and calendering, and customized with doctor blades, gear drives, and more

Converters Expo Returns to Green Bay

Converting Influence brings back the annual Converters Expo this March, covering printing, coating, inks, folding, packaging, and much more

Coating Matters | How To Choose a Coating Site

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Converters face a similar paradox when determining how to initiate a new product in the marketplace.

Call for Papers Goes Out from AIMCAL

AIMCAL seeks papers for its 2012 European conferences, with topics including coating, laminating, vacuum coating, slitting, and finishing

Coating Matters | Down-Web Uniformity

Sometimes there is a complex, multivariable solution to a coating defect and sometimes…

Coating Gauge Offered by Guangzhou Amittari Instruments Co.

Measure coating thickness with gauge that meets many international standards, offers automatic substrate recognition, and has a wide measuring range

Primers from Mica Aid in Extrusion Coating PP

Adhesion, which is key in the extrusion coating and laminating of polypropylene, is improved with several new primers from Mica Corp.

CPP Expo 2012 Brings Big Names to the Machinery Floor

Bobst, Mark Andy, Goss, and Cerutti will help CPP Expo's regional event promote package printing, converting, and finishing in Cleveland next spring

Web Lines: Take the Laminator Quiz

How does your laminator rate compared to the ideal design?

Surface Energy Matchmaking

Typically, when you coat a fluid onto a substrate, the fluid flows to the limits of the coating head and provides a solid layer of fluid over the substrate.

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