Top Menu

Author Archive | Roger Cross

TTS 100 DPI

Optical Alignment Terms Defined

In our last post, Paper Machine Applications Where Laser Trackers Excel, we provided areas within a paper machine that can benefit from the use of a laser tracker. We also noted however, that for most areas of a paper machine, the use of traditional optical alignment tooling continues to be the best choice for gathering […]

Continue Reading 0
web running

Improving Efficiency and Product Quality with Precision Alignment

Roger Cross, OASIS Project Manager, recently presented “Improving Efficiency and Product Quality with Precision Alignment” at ICE USA on February 10, 2015. ICE (International Converting Exhibition) was held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, February 10-12, 2015. In this post we provide a brief overview of the topics covered in the presentation. The link […]

Continue Reading 0
Misalignment of the rider roll, winder drum or core chucks can create dish-shaped roll ends.

Precision Alignment of Winders – Part 4

In our three previous posts on the Precision Alignment of Winders, we discussed the effects of winder misalignment on product quality and components as well as inspection and alignment techniques for the various areas of the machine – including the Unwind and Lead-in Rolls and the Slitter Section, Rider Roll Ways, Winder Drums, Rider Roll and Core Chucks. In […]

Continue Reading 0
Fig-8-Perpendicular Lighter

Precision Alignment of Winders – Part 2

In Part 1 of our series on the Precision Alignment of Winders, we discussed the effects of misalignment on product quality and winder components. In Part 2 of this series, we begin the discussion on inspection and alignment techniques.  Winder Inspection and Alignment Alignment references Most winder component alignment occurs in two directions: vertically and […]

Continue Reading 0
Fig-7-Horizontal Lighter for featured image

Precision Alignment of Winders – Part 1

In this first post of a series on the precision alignment of winders, we discuss the effects of misalignment on product quality and winder components.  To remain competitive, paper companies have increased the operating speeds of their paper machines. This requires winder speeds to increase at a rapid rate in order to maintain the increased […]

Continue Reading 1