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Doctor Blade Safety

Proper doctor blade handling procedures help protect against accidents and ensure a higher safety standard.

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A History of Innovation – Synthetic Fiber

The VeriLite™ Roll Cleaner Assembly is the first integrated roll cleaning assembly designed specifically for improving yield and safety in the production of synthetic fiber-based products.

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Are You in A Metals Processing Industry?

Whether a continuous casting plant, hot or cold rolling mill, galvanizing, coating, painting, or any combination of the above; chances are you are seeking ways to improve and optimize your production process.

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When Should You Change A Doctor Blade?

Determining the correct doctor blade for an application requires answering a number of questions to ensure the right blade is chosen to produce the needed outcomes of the application.

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What is TAD?

In the tissue industry, TAD is the acronym for Through Air Drying. The TAD process used in tissue manufacturing was developed by P&G, Kimberly-Clark, and Scott. TAD was first used commercially in the 1960’s in the manufacturing of tissue and towel products. Each company had a slightly different process which created an avalanche of patents around the TAD process.

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Causes of Yankee Chatter (Part 2 of 2)

In Part 1, two major sources of chatter causing vibration were highlighted: chemistry and doctors. In this post, we examine the impact excessive moisture can have on Yankee chatter.

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