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  • "GeeZE" Rules for Static Readings

    Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Kelly Robinson
    Follow the three "GeeZE" (rhymes with ‘Cheese’) rules for taking repeatable, reliable static readings.
  • The Badness of Baggy - Baggy Web Troubleshooting

    Wednesday, August 29, 2018 David Roisum
    Troubleshooting baggy webs is on of the most difficult challenges in the web industries. Find out why in this first clip in a series. Find out how!
  • Solving the Top Four Slot Die Coating Defects

    Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Mark Miller

    Watching a slot die coating line at its maximum efficiency is a beautiful thing. Product is manufactured wide, fast, and in one pass. But when a coating defect occurs it can cause downtime, ruined product, wasted substrate and fluid, and frustration for operators and engineers. Defects can be caused by a number of variables and four of the most commonly occurring causes and resolutions are outlined in this article.

  • Web Handling Matters - Dancer vs. Load Cell

    Tuesday, June 26, 2018 David Roisum
    Are dancers better than load cells or vice versa; or have we even gotten the question wrong? Hear what David Roisum has to say.
  • Will Two Static Bars Dissipate Static?

    Wednesday, June 06, 2018 Kelly Robinson

    Will a static bar on the top and another on the bottom neutralize all of the static? Check out this blog from Kelly Robinson to find out more.

  • In this post, Alison will talk more about how the flexible packaging industry’s ability to quickly adapt to changing consumer behavior and preferences will be a strong factor for growth over the next few years.

  • Web Handling Matters - Tension

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 David Roisum
    Tension is the most common of the TNT's of web machine control that include tension, nip, temperature and path. Tension is fundamental in sizing equipment mechanics and controls. Tension also affects many winding defects and most wrinkling. Find out what tension is best!
  • Mythbusting in Web Handling: Tension Control

    Wednesday, March 28, 2018 David Roisum
    It should not be surprising to find that the most common web machine control also has many common fallacies associated with it. Check out this instructional video from David Roisum, who will cover subjects such 'load cells are better than dancers' or vice versa, and 'the web path is long so it needs support or another drive' and many others.
  • Do Static Brushes Need to Touch to be Effective?

    Monday, March 05, 2018 Kelly Robinson

    Static brushes, strands of tinsel, and ionizing cords are passive dissipators that can neutralize static charges on webs, polymer covered conveyance rollers, and unwinding rolls. These passive dissipators need only to be grounded to operate. Active dissipators like static bars have power supplies. Passive dissipators do not but are often installed so that they touch webs or unwinding rolls. Is this necessary? Read on to find out.

  • Steady growth and expansion of the flexible packaging industry is going to rely on three growth factors: innovation and technology in products, growth in new and existing markets, and the ability to quickly adapt to changing consumer behavior and preferences. In this post, we’ll talk more about how innovation and technology in products will drive growth for the converting and flexible packaging industry.

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