Menges Roller’s Veronica Singh Nominated for Prestigious Award

As engineering estimator and purchasing manager, Singh is said to have both pricing and manufacturing expertise

Martin Automatic Reports Sales to Chinese Converter

The MBSC splicer and STR rewinder, to be installed on an Omet press, are the second for the converter

ITW Muller Offers New Stretch Wrapper

Unit features a smaller footprint for what company says is economical and dependable use, and options are available

Chinese Label Converter Adds Second Martin Splicer

MBSC splicer and STR rewinder will be installed on Omet press

Montalvo Video Demonstrates Load Cell

Demonstrating the ES load cell, video discusses the two major factors in selecting load cells: sensitivity and repeatability

Web Lines | How the Open Loop Torque Control Sets Winding Tension

There are many winding machines that do not use closed-loop tension control in the winding process. Here is how they work.

What Mechanisms Cause a Web to Shift Laterally?

Web Handling expert Tim Walker identifies the five culprits that cause a web to move off centerline.

Web Lines | Curl Mechanics Pt. 2—Transverse Direction Curl

In Part 2 of this four-part series on curl, web handling expert Tim Walker tackles three common sources of TD curl.

Eliminating Boundary Layer Air During Winding

Eliminate boundary layer air  while winding rolls of film, in most cases, by using a lay-on roller. For coating and extrusion technology, vacuum boxes or electrostatic pinning can sometimes–though infrequently–be effective.

Web Lines | Curl Mechanics Pt. 1—Machine Direction Curl

In this first part of a four part series on curl, web handling expert Tim Walker discusses curl in coated and laminated products

Web Lines | Winding Process Fundamentals, Pt. 3

In Part 3 of this four-part series, web handling expert Tim Walker answers the question: How do dimensional changes within a roll (e.g., compression) change roll strains and stresses?

Basics: What Are the Key Process Variables of Winding?

Basic definitions of tension, nip, and torque help describe what variables are important when winding a roll.

What impact can temperature change have on a roll?

The best rule of thumb is to avoid heating or cooling winding or wound rolls. Keep a roll's temperature stable.

Web Lines | Winding Process Fundamentals, Pt. 2

In Part 2 of this four-part series, web handling expert Tim Walker tackles tension control from the first to the final lap of the winding roll

Eliminating Tin-Canning Rings on Your Wound Rolls

The elimination of roll rings that simulate rings on a tin soup can is a perennial problem for web handling experts. This list of possible solutions might work for you.

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