NRD Static Control Line Has New Model

The Ionmaster Model 4065, part of the Staticmaster line from NRD, offers a wide range of coverage and eliminates the need for constant recalibration

PFE Rolls Offer Rolls for Flame Treating

Designed to take on high temperatures, PFE’s rolls for flame treating are offered in two finishes

Static Beat | Laminators Present Static Challenges

Static control for laminators is complex because static charges can be sealed inside by the laminator.

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

Static Jargon and Standards

As with may technical areas, static has jargon that can be a barrier to understanding. A good place to start is NFPA 77, Recommended Practice on Static Electricity. There are many US and international standards on static electricity. There are many are overlapping standards and they are not alway consistent. Still, there is a common thread of understanding that is important to follow … it is just that the common thread can easily be lost in the forest of standards!

Enercon Industries | Surface Treating

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