While the root cause can vary, one solution for eliminating web handling wrinkles may be as simple as installing either of two specific types of rolls designed to address this challenge.
It wasn’t that long ago when printers and converters viewed carbon fiber rolls as little more than a higher-priced alternative to traditional steel rolls.
The coater rolls must be straight and concentric for uniform distribution of the coating liquid. Anything less than precise results in lost time and money, and a suboptimal final product.
Carbon fiber rolls, once considered a luxury item in the printing and web converting industries, have evolved into an affordable upgrade for converters committed to running high-quality web operations.
MECA & Technology Machine Inc. is meeting the growing demand for carbon fiber rolls as the material’s superior performance characteristics attract press operators throughout North America.