Web Lines | Why Bigger Cores?

Bigger cores avoid many winding defects. Fewer layers mean less near-core pressure buildup and high-pressure defects.

Appleton Core Recycler Can Be Customized

With new choices for users including widths, weight, and power source, the Safe-Slab Core Recycler from Appleton Mfg. Division has many options

Badger’s Sleeve Plug Aids Roll Goods Suspension

New double flange sleeve plug from Badger Plug locks onto U-slotted boards to speed and simplify roll goods suspension

Converter Accessory Corp. Adds Bowed Rolls

Model FB350 bowed rolls from CAC are said to offer repeatable performance for anti-wrinkle applications, and several options are available

Core Systems Cutter Has Automated Features

The CM10 core cutter from Core Systems has an automatic cutting cycle and is available with an automatic core advance system and knife adjustment

Web Lines | Why Avoid Nips?

I recently posted my top three blind recommendations for any process. If you are a long-time reader of Web Lines, you will know why to avoid nips and use bigger cores, but if not, here is a quick refresher on those topics.

Winding Technology | Now Directly in the Drive

Simply setting parameters—rather than configuring and programming—is the essential advantage of a new standard “winder” application that can be directly integrated into today’s drive systems.

Gloucester and Dolci in Distribution Agreement

Customers of GEC and Dolci will have a choice of winders for cast stretch film, thanks to an agreement between the two companies

Montalvo Rotary Union Aids Air Flow

The tiny Micro Rotary Union from Montalvo injects air into any rotating shaft, offers low friction resistance, and has sturdy construction

Workshop on Nipped Systems & Laminating

A workshop focusing on nipped rollers offers a better understanding of the underlying engineering principles and design considerations that lead to improved profitability in your value-added web processing operations.

Eaglewood to Display Anilox Cleaning System

The SBS-101-IP in-press Sani-Blast anilox roll cleaning system from Eaglewood, said to offer consistent cleaning, will be featured at SuperCorr Expo

Webex Offers Vacuum Rolls for Delicate Films

Custom narrow web vacuum rolls from Webex reportedly provide delicate, precise control for optical films

Appleton Offers Entry-Level Core Cutter

The A301 automatic core cutter is designed to reduce material use and costs in entry-level use, and features are upgradable as needs change

Web Lines | Measure Tension Wherever Possible

Web tension is the heartbeat of your process. There is no greater measurement of process quality than on-line tension measurement in all tension zones.

Meese Orbitron Dunne Table Has Wings

The Sortasaurus work table from Meese Orbitron Dunne offers a secure surface with molded-in wings for handling parts for assembly, shipping, and more

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