Shaft Is Strong

The HCRS expanding roll spool shaft is said to be less expensive but stronger and stiffer than heavier metal alternatives. The large-diameter shaft utilizes

Green Converting: Recycled Roll Coverings

How do you make a measurable impact on sustainability in an industry such as converting? In actuality, converters don't have a tremendous say in the products

Idlers in Heat

When idler rolls are used in elevated temperatures, there are many concerns. One is the expansion of roller metals especially the different rates of expansion

Coatings Add Many Characteristics

Marathon hard flame sprayed coatings give rollers or parts any one of hundreds of different coating dimensions, including release and nonstick, corrosion

Double Plugs Aid Stacking

Patented plastic double plugs with a cone tip help speed stacking and palletizing of slit rolls, whether done manually or with robotic handling. Used

Chuck System Has Safety Features

Optional features for the ShaftLok safety chuck system include a newly designed spring-loaded, hand-operated sliding mechanism that ensures the shaft

Foam Cradles Are Durable

Reusable foam cradles are said to offer durable construction and a memory capability that allows them to retain their shape while delivering protective

Web Lines: Q&A on Roller Deflection

Here are five frequently asked questions about roller deflection with my responses. Next month, we'll talk more about deflection, but instead of rollers,

Menges Roller Introduces Flame Sprayed Coatings

Menges Roller Co. has introduced Marathon Flame Sprayed Coatings, a new product line of hard flame sprayed coatings that give process, idler rollers and parts another dimension

Web Lines: Web Length per Roller Revolution=?

When a roller rotates, how much web does it feed forward per revolution? At first, the answer seems obvious: It feeds forward a length of web equal to

Keep Polymer Waste Off Still Walls

AV Injection Oil keeps polymer still bottoms flowable to simplify removal from a still and minimize maintenance. Special formula reportedly provides greater

Web Lines: Mission-Detect Nip Variations

How To Detect Nip Variations To Create a Uniform Web Product

Roll Handling Equipment Offered

A fully automated off-line glueless turret rewinder features a tail labeler.A Flexor all-servo die-cutter slitter/rewinder from European partner Emis

Device Helps Deliver Precise Rollers

Company uses the TruShape2 measuring device to provide in-process measurement capabilities said to help deliver rollers with superior precision. This

Protect Rolls In Tough Applications

Roll Handler system protects single and multiple rolls in demanding shipping applications. Uses custom endboards and plastic sleeve plugs along with interlocking

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