Static is Gone, Price is Right

As with any successful operation, there are challenges to meet and overcome. One such challenge Bison Bag has faced over the years is getting static electricity under control on several of its machines, especially some of the older bag machines.

Mastering RFID, Part 2

This second of a two-part series covers development of an ESD protection program.

Model Mock-Ups

Driving its equipment to unconventional new levels, Haney PRC creates model mock-ups.

Keeping it Clean

Today's cleaning equipment requires a slightly higher degree of sophistication. "The days of the two-by-four cleaner are gone," Cannon notes. He adds the converter now has a number of alternative web cleaning solutions including air systems (suck, blow, or a combination of both), ultrasonic systems, and contact cleaners.

The Stats on Static Control

When I was a kid, my father proved himself a powerful wizard when he magically stuck a balloon to the wall just by rubbing it on his head. Of course,

Zapping Static

Battling static buildup in its slitting process, one nonwovens converter gets results with Simco's static elimination systems.

Film Wettability Not So Simple

When it comes to the subject of everyone has some degree of experience. However, the wetting of a film by a printing ink is a complicated physical/chemical

Some Things to Remember About Dynamic Surface Tension

Most flexible packaging plants can measure surface tension of their films by using dyne solutions. The dyne solutions are chemical mixtures that have

Atmospheric Plasma

Converters of hard-to-treat and thicker substrates will benefit from using an alternative to corona treating—the atmospheric plasma method.

DuPont Chemical Solutions Acquires French Surface Protection Biz Unit

PARIS, FRANCE -- According to DuPont Chemical Solutions, as part of its strategy for sustainable growth, the co. has reached a business agreement with

One New Treater, Many New Benefits

A new production line at Optimum Plastics is the impetus for a new, portable corona treater system from Corotec Corp.

Enercon's Surface-Treating Lab Adds A"Peel"

Converters in need of surface-treatment information now may be able to get it from Enercon's surface-treating lab. Enercon Industries Corp. says it's added a Friction/Peel Tester to its laboratory to help customers identify the effects of various levels and types of surface treating.

Teknek Offering Web Guiding and Cleaning... All in One

INCHINNAN, SCOTLAND, U.K. The Web Guide Clean Machine (WGCM) enables printers to clean and guide their webs simultaneously. Co. says cleaning and guiding

Atmospheric Plasma: The New Functional Treatment for Films

Application: Specialty films that require stringent surface morphology specifications, specific surface modification, precise surface coating, or tightly controlled electrical characteristics will benefit from atmospheric plasma treatment.

Corona Treaters Adapt to Converting Processes

Conductive or nonconductive? That is the question, and it's the premiere question when it comes to choosing a corona treater, says Ron Seaman, VP, Corotec

 

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