Static Beat | Control Static at the Corona Treater

Static from corona treaters can cause several problems, including coating non-uniformities, contamination from dust attraction, and hot rolls at the winder. How can we neutralize static without affecting the treatment level?

Static Beat | Side Matters

When installing tinsel or a static bar near the web, does it matter which side it's on? If so, why does side matter?

Static Beat | How To Eliminate Hot Rolls

Neutralizing static when unwinding a hot roll is difficult and almost always ineffective. So, what can be done?

Surface Energy Matchmaking

Typically, when you coat a fluid onto a substrate, the fluid flows to the limits of the coating head and provides a solid layer of fluid over the substrate.

ITW Buys Contact Sheet & Web Cleaning Teknek

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) has acquired Glasgow, Scotland-based Teknek, a leading manufacturer of contact sheet and web cleaning solutions for the electronic and industrial markets

Simco-Ion Becomes New Name in Static Control Technology

Simco Industrial takes on a new corporate identity, as the result of its acquisition last year of Ion Systems, and adopts the new name of Simco-Ion

Teknek Plans Major Expansion in Asia-Pacific

Teknek, a global leader in contact cleaning and yield improvement technology, has announced major expansion and reorganization of its operations throughout Asia

Teknek Features Nanoclean Technology at ICE USA

Teknek's Nanocleen technology (booth # 1315) is featured at the debut of ICE USA, held April 6--8 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando

Coating Matters: Steam-The Cure for Curl

The following column, co-written by Joe Martin at Qualitek, Tucker, GA, is a preview of the paper I will be presenting at the Pressure Sensitive Tape

Surface Treating: Promoting Adhesion

If you're in the converting industry, you're likely amazed by the continually changing landscape of technically innovative products and processes. They

Meech Managing Director Celebrates 30 Years

Meech Intl. increased turnover during its 2010 financial year by more than 37% compared to the previous year with managing director Chris Francis at the helm

Simco, Ion Join Forces for Better Static Control

Simco acquires Ion Industrial, Windsor Locks, CT, to combine the expertise of both companies' static control solutions. According to Kim West, Simco marketing manager,

Plasma Treater Aids Profitability

The Plasma4 surface treating system adds value to engineered films, wovens, and nonwovens by cleaning, etching, and functionalizing surfaces. Reported

Roll Cleaner Proving Itself

PLYMOUTH, MA | Flexo Concepts has donated a MicroClean Model 48 system at the Cincinnati, OH, demo center of press manufacturer Nilpeter. The unit is

How Static Bars Work

Static charge must be reduced on many new film products. The surfaces of multilayered webs formed by coextrusion, lamination, or coating are designed
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