WHQuiz Answer #10 - Laminate Curl

WebHandlersQuiz 10: Laminating – If a two-layer laminate product curls to the top layer in the machine direction, which would reduce the curl: increase or decrease the top layer pre-laminate tension?  Answer...

WHQuiz Answer #8 - Nipped Driven Rollers

WebHandlersQuiz 8: Traction – When is a nipped roller needed on a driven roller separating two tension zones?  Answer...

WHQuiz Answer #9 - Nip Uniformity

WebHandlersQuiz 9: Nipped Rollers - What is a simple measurement to determine if two nip rollers are pressing together uniformly?  Answer...

Gralex Unwind Stands Allow One-Person Changes

SRS Series unwind stands have self-adjusting friction brakes, lightweight shaft and core chuck assembly, and require no tools for changeovers

WHQuiz Answer #7 - Large Diameter Rollers

WebHandlersQuiz 7: Rollers – Which rollers in a process will likely have the largest diameters? Answer...

WHQuiz Answer #6 - Roller Alignment

WebHandlersQuiz 6: Rollers - What is a reasonable specification for roller alignment in mm/m, milli-radians, or mils/in? Answer...

WHQuiz Answer #5 - Draw Control Pros/Cons

WebHandlersQuiz 5: Tension (Draw) Control – Name one advantage and one disadvantage of draw control (a.k.a. as speed ratio control)? Answer...

WHQuiz Answer #4 - Load Cell Roller Advantages

WebHandlersQuiz 4: Tension Control – Name one advantage of using a tension load cell roller has over a dancer roller in a closed-loop tension control system? Answer...

WHQuiz Answer #3 - Dancer Roller Advantages

WebHandlersQuiz 3: Tension Control – Name one advantage of using a dancer roller has over a tension load cell roller in a closed-loop tension control system? Answer...

A Viking Fan at Lambeau? What I do for Web Handling...

I will be attending my first Converter's Expo on March 1 in Green Bay, WI. As a MN Viking season ticket holder, it  is a little bit like stepping in to the Lion's den (or Bear's den), but to share web handling knowledge, I'll do it. 

WHQuiz Answer #2 - Crossweb Tension Variations

WebHandlersQuiz 2: Tension Control – Name three causes of tension variations across the web’s width (i.e. things would create a loose edge or center)?

WHQuiz Answer #1 - The Right Tension

WebHandlersQuiz1: Tension Control - How do you determine the target web handling tension for a give product in units of force or force per width? Answer...

Tim's Web Lines Blog Starts NOW

This month marks the 10th anniversary of Web Lines column by T.J. Walker. Beginning our second decade, we are moving beyond the monthly column to share web handling process knowledge via this blog. 

Web Lines | Test Your Web Handling Knowledge

Can you pass this 20-question quiz to prove you understand basic principles of web handling?

Martin to Show Full Line at drupa 2012

Martin Automatic will exhibit web handling and splicing equipment at drupa 2012, including web transport equipment, ROI evaluations, and more

 

 

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