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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 […]

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Machine Alignment Increases Paperboard Mill Performance

A large paperboard mill in Ontario, Canada was having issues with baggy edges, wrinkles and lateral tracking problems (in cross-machine direction), particularly in the board machine’s coater area. These problems regularly caused sheet breaks 2 or 3 times a week, every time resulting into stopping the production for 2-4 hours. With each down hour costing between five […]

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