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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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3D Metrology Services Reduces Downtime after Roll Crash – Part 2

In our last post, Cascades Tissue Group had the challenge of an emergency roll repair. Learn how the 3D Metrology Services from OASIS reduced their downtime. Dimensional Metrology Services Needed: OASIS  Called In Daniel Paradis, Paper Machine Specialist from Cascades Tissue Group in Candiac, QC, Canada, contacted the OASIS Canadian Service Center in Montreal for help. Having worked with OASIS on […]

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Laser Trackers are portable, 3-dimensional metrology tools that are used for collecting large volumes of 3D measurements quickly, accurately and in real-time.

3D Metrology Services Reduces Downtime after Roll Crash – Part 1

“The 3D Metrology Services from OASIS saved us weeks in downtime and thousands of dollars in lost productivity. Their fast response, plus their ability to quickly and accurately inspect the damaged breast roll was beyond what we could have hoped for. I highly recommend their services.” -Daniel Paradis, Paper Machine Specialist, Cascades, Inc. The Challenge: […]

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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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