- May 09, 2013
In Part 3 of this four-part series, web handling expert Tim Walker answers the question: How do dimensional changes within a roll (e.g., compression) change roll strains and stresses?
- February 19, 2013
In Part 2 of this four-part series, web handling expert Tim Walker tackles tension control from the first to the final lap of the winding roll
- January 14, 2013
Understanding winding, roll defects, and winding-related web quality begins with understanding how the web, winder design, and process conditions combine to create the stress and strains of the wound roll.
- December 11, 2012
Belgium film and tape manufacturer finds roll protection savings with imported Rollguard fiber cradles.
- December 07, 2012
Martin keynotes a conference in Dubai and exhibits at Labelexpo India
- December 03, 2012
The Light Duty CartMover from Appleton Mfg. Div. features on-board charging and a more upright configuration
- November 19, 2012
Adds new stationary knife winder and roll changer to its extrusion coating laboratory in Bartlesville, OK
- November 16, 2012
Bigger cores avoid many winding defects. Fewer layers mean less near-core pressure buildup and high-pressure defects.
- October 24, 2012
With new choices for users including widths, weight, and power source, the Safe-Slab Core Recycler from Appleton Mfg. Division has many options
- October 23, 2012
New double flange sleeve plug from Badger Plug locks onto U-slotted boards to speed and simplify roll goods suspension
- October 10, 2012
Model FB350 bowed rolls from CAC are said to offer repeatable performance for anti-wrinkle applications, and several options are available
- October 09, 2012
The CM10 core cutter from Core Systems has an automatic cutting cycle and is available with an automatic core advance system and knife adjustment
- September 25, 2012
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.
- September 20, 2012
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.
- September 10, 2012
Customers of GEC and Dolci will have a choice of winders for cast stretch film, thanks to an agreement between the two companies