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AIMCAL Fundamentals

ICE USA

Are you new to the converting industry? Attend the AIMCAL Fundamentals seminars to improve your base level knowledge of the industry. This intense, one-day AIMCAL Conference covers new developments and emerging technologies of specific interest to anyone involved in operations for paper, film, nonwovens, and other continuous flexible materials. Held the day before ICE USA opens, April 8, you can register for either the Slitting & Rewinding seminar or the Coating & Drying seminar. Your purchase of either AIMCAL Fundamentals course includes a three-day exhibit hall pass. Register here.

Slitting & Rewinding

8:55-9:00 am            
Introduction - Duane Smith, Davis-Standard

9:00-9:45 am           
The Art of Winding - Duane Smith, Davis Standard

9:45-10:15 am          
Specifying a Slitter - Ben Ritter, Accraply

10:15-10:30 am  -  Break

10:30-11:00 am 
Evolution of Layon Roller Configurations in Slitter Rewinders - Joe Connelly, Parkinson Technologies

11:00-12:00 pm        
Shear Slitting & Trim Defects - Dave Rumson, DR Consulting

12:00-12:45 pm  -  Lunch

12:45-1:15 pm          
Web Tension and Tension Control Systems - Chris Harper, Maxcess

1:15-1:45 pm            
Troubleshooting Adhesive Buildup: A Step by Step Approach - Rocardo Sol, Dienes USA

1:45-2:15 pm            
Trim Removal - Gordon Cole, Quick Draft

2:15-2:30 pm  -  Break

2:30-3:00 pm            
Static Electricity: Causes and Cures for Web Converting - Matt Fyffe, Meech International

3:00-3:30 pm           
Web Inspection Methods for Slitter Rewinders - Tom Herold, Unilux Corporation

3:30-4:00 pm            
Fundamentals of Web Guiding - Ron Schmidt, Roll-2-Roll Technologies

4:00-5:00 pm
Sage on Stage: Open forum to ask our experts the questions about slitting & rewinding you need answered.

Coating & Drying

8:55-9:00 am        
Introduction - Doug Krasucki, RDS

9:00-9:30 am        
Substrate Surface Treatment Options - Tom Gilbertson, Enercon

9:30-10:00 am
Web Tension and Tension Control Systems - Chris Harper, Maxcess

10:00-10:30 am
Overview of Solution Delivery - Ken McCarthy, Clean Room Coating Solutions

10:30-10:45 am  -  Break

10:45-11:15 am
Coating Methods: Gravue - John Looser, New Era Equipment

11:15-11:45 am
Coating Methods: Mayer Rod - Doug Krasucki, RDS

11:45-12:15 pm
Coating Methods: Premetered - Mark Miller, Coating Tech Slot Dies, LLC

12:15-1:00 pm  -  Lunch

1:00-1:30 pm
Hard Chrome Precision Rolls - Dave Johnston, Roll Technology

1:30-2:00 pm
Dealing with Static Electricity - Kelly Robinson, Electrostatic Answers

2:00-2:30 pm
Introduction to Industrial Drying Methods - Jason Allington, Advance Systems

2:30-2:45 pm  -  Break

2:45-3:15 pm
Art of Winding - Duane Smith, Davis Standard

3:15-3:45 pm
Web Coating Defects Overview by Ken McCarthy, Clean Room Coating Solutions

4:15-5:00 pm
Sage on Stage - Open forum to ask our experts the questions about coating & drying that you need answered

Adhesives

Adhesives

Coating

Coating

Gauging

Gauging

Laminating

Laminating

Printing

Printing

Slitting

Slitting

Treating

Treating

Static

Static

269

Exhibiting companies

3,390

Verified registrants

54,450

Net square feet

Testimonials

  • “This is where all the big boys are. This is where all the equipment manufacturers are. It’s where all the OEM’s are. And, anybody who’s anybody is at ICE.”
    Bob Pasquale,
    New Era Converting Machinery