November 14, 2013
The online, noncontact AGT800 system is said to provide fast, accurate measurements as well as improved productivity and scrap reduction
July 24, 2013
Purair Flex film isolator is said to offer stability, portability, and high working volume
June 18, 2013
The LPS 200 lab profiler offers measurement in one scan independent of material composition
June 10, 2013
Displayed at INFO*FLEX, the AST-100 viscometer has a design said to be unaffected by vibration or flow
June 06, 2013
Tdi systems feature robust industrial architecture said to offer speed, reliability, and flexibility
June 29, 2012
The E chip from RheoSense is said to eliminate early turbulence and produce accurate measurements of viscosity at high shear rates
April 30, 2012
ALF system for gauge control from Addex optimizes bubble control and helps cut scrap, while an IR-based sensor aids thickness measurement
December 26, 2011
Measure coating thickness with gauge that meets many international standards, offers automatic substrate recognition, and has a wide measuring range
August 12, 2011
NDC Infrared Engineering, a leading manufacturer of web gauging equipment, acquires the IRM Group, manufacturers of measuring systems for the metals industries
March 01, 2011
SpecMetrix systems monitor wet or dry coating thickness as low as 0.5 microns. Can monitor multiple layers of coating (including UV and adhesives) simultaneously
February 01, 2010
The IPlus! gauging platform is designed to accurately measure weight or thickness in cast film extrusion, sheet extrusion, nonwovens, vinyl calendering,
January 01, 2010
Multilayer blown film lay-flat measurement and control system for food and medical flexible packaging manufacturers combines the web gauging capabilities
November 01, 2009
StraDex sensors have a patented spectral coherence interferometry design that uses IR light to measure total, individual, or multilayer thicknesses for
November 01, 2009
The upgraded FG710S IR film thickness gauge is designed for high-precision measurement of basis weight or thickness of single- or multi-layer films. Provides
October 01, 2009
Safety Chuck Modules Offered ShaftLok safety chuck modules are available with skew, lateral, and skew and lateral (combined) adjustments. Modules, said
August 01, 2009, By Yolanda Simonsis, Associate Publisher/Editor
It's no secret exhibitions and conferences have experienced a trend toward a more compact size. The Converting Machinery/Materials Conference and Exposition
October 15, 2007
NDC Infrared Engineering has introduced SPOT-ON, a new X-Ray coating weight gauging solution for accurate differential coat weight measurement.
July 01, 2007, By Timothy J. Walker, TJWalker & Assoc. Inc.
We know baggy webs are a problem and we know we can measure them. What do we do next? First, we need to find a way to fix it in the short term. Second, we can work on a long-term plan to prevent baggy webs from happening.
April 01, 2007, By Timothy J. Walker, TJWalker & Assoc. Inc.
This is the first of four columns on baggy webs, starting with understanding the problems they create. To most converters, the ideal web is one that is
October 12, 2005, pffc-online.com
NDC Infrared Engineering has been awarded funding by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop new technologies that reduce industry’s reliance on radioactive isotopes.
August 31, 2005, David J. Bentley Jr., Contributing Editor
Some applications require a heavy coating weight of an adhesive, coating, or primer, but others might require a lower coating weight. The choice depends on the particular adhesive, coating, or primer in use and the final application.
February 29, 2004,
Timothy J. Walker TJWalker & Assoc. Inc.
In today's world of high-tech electronic gadgets, a force gauge may seem unglamorous, but I hope to convince you a force gauge is something you should have and use.
August 01, 2003, Claudia Hine, Senior Editor
Performance. It's a key word for converters whose products have to meet rigorous standards and customer expectations. To predict product performance or
May 01, 2003, David J. Bentley and Gerard E. Mayers Jr.
Tactile pressure-sensor films offer converters an easy pressure-measuring tool.
March 01, 2002, Claudia Hine, Senior Editor
Whether you're in the market for high-end thickness and gauging controls or you want a value-based system, developments have been made at both ends of
February 01, 2002, Dr. Richard M. Podhajny, Ph.D., Contributing Editor
Almost every day I receive questions relating to ink or coating thickness determination. You would think it would be a simple matter, but it is not. Ink
November 01, 2001, William E. Hawkins, Film Handling Solutions Ltd.
MD (machine-direction) wrinkle problems (sometimes called tin canning) still plague many converters and/or film suppliers. The two main contributing parameters
September 01, 1996
BKL uses converting technology to make electroluminescent lamps; Betacontrol of America supplies the in-line gauging.Electroluminescent (EL) lamps have
August 01, 1996, Donberg, Deborah
A beta gauge measurement system from NDC Systems means efficiency and consistency on Adchem Corp.'s coating line.1Since its founding with a single coating
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