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  • Install Static Dissipators So They Work

    Monday, December 10, 2018 Kelly Robinson

    Static sparks can ignite fires, shock operators, and damage thin coatings such as release coatings. Insulating webs accumulate static from a number of different sources including corona treaters, nip rollers, and high traction drive rollers. Prevent sparks and avoid static problems by installing static dissipators on web spans exiting these sources of charging. See how, in the latest blog from Kelly Robinson.

     

     

  • Roller Alignment Standards

    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Almost no standards exist for the alignment of the billions of rollers on this planet. This is inexcusable because science can predict the level of allowable misalignment based on failures such as web damage. See how.
  • Baggy Web Troubleshooting

    Thursday, October 25, 2018 David Roisum
    David Roisum summarizes the dozens of techniques and public domain resources to help troubleshoot baggy webs.
  • Troubleshooting Laminate Bagginess

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    In this example of troubles on the front side of a laminate, David Roisum shows how to carefully list candidates and test them using the flip and bias tools.
  • "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.

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