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Paper Machine Reel Alignment Can Help You Avoid Real Issues – Part Two

In Part One of our series on the importance of alignment in the reel section of your paper machine, we provided an overview of reel section alignment, some of the issues  caused by misalignment, and the benefits of precision alignment. In this post, we provide more detailed information on how to align the various components that […]

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Hanover Foils specializes in coated foil and film and foil laminations for specialty packaging

Hanover Foils Achieves Impressive Results from Precision Alignment

Hanover Foils, LLC, a flexible packaging converting company located in Ashland, VA, specializes in coated foil and film and foil laminations for a variety of industries including food and beverage and pharmaceutical, medical and nutraceutical. They run several process lines in their 80,000 sq/ft facility including rotogravure printing/coating, laminating, specialty rewinding and coil slitting. When they began […]

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Reduce Costly Alignment Issues with Preventative Inspections

Regularly monitoring key areas of your paper machine can significantly reduce the chance of catastrophic alignment issues occurring in the future.  Misalignment Does Not Happen Overnight It typically takes a good deal of time before seeing the adverse effects of misalignment within your paper machine. Often by that time, what could have been small adjustments […]

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Manufacturing Facilities Succeed with 3D Metrology Services

In a previous post, we provided case study summaries from several of our customers in the paper and packaging industries. In this post, we provide a recap of successful projects where, using a laser tracker, OASIS metrology engineers exceeded customer expectations through expert 3D metrology services.  Laser trackers are often the measurement tool of choice in applications […]

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Instrument Calibration Ensures Quality Measurements

In a previous post, Repeatability in Measurement – Why is it Important?, we touched on the importance of calibrating precision measurement instruments. In this post we delve deeper into instrument calibration and why regularly calibrating measurement tooling is critical to accuracy, repeatability and traceability. The Importance of Instrument Calibration According to the International System of Units […]

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