- January 03, 2014
Demonstrating the ES load cell, video discusses the two major factors in selecting load cells: sensitivity and repeatability
- December 10, 2013
There are many winding machines that do not use closed-loop tension control in the winding process. Here is how they work.
- August 27, 2013
In Part 2 of this four-part series on curl, web handling expert Tim Walker tackles three common sources of TD curl.
- July 16, 2013
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.
- July 09, 2013
In this first part of a four part series on curl, web handling expert Tim Walker discusses curl in coated and laminated products
- May 09, 2013
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?
- February 19, 2013
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
- January 14, 2013
Understanding winding, roll defects, and winding-related web quality begins with understanding how the web, winder design, and process conditions combine to create the stress and strains of the wound roll.
- December 11, 2012
Belgium film and tape manufacturer finds roll protection savings with imported Rollguard fiber cradles.
- December 07, 2012
Martin keynotes a conference in Dubai and exhibits at Labelexpo India
- December 03, 2012
The Light Duty CartMover from Appleton Mfg. Div. features on-board charging and a more upright configuration
- November 19, 2012
Adds new stationary knife winder and roll changer to its extrusion coating laboratory in Bartlesville, OK
- November 16, 2012
Bigger cores avoid many winding defects. Fewer layers mean less near-core pressure buildup and high-pressure defects.
- October 24, 2012
With new choices for users including widths, weight, and power source, the Safe-Slab Core Recycler from Appleton Mfg. Division has many options
- October 23, 2012
New double flange sleeve plug from Badger Plug locks onto U-slotted boards to speed and simplify roll goods suspension