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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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