Guidelines for web conveyance and winding tension levels, Technical Information Paper TIP 0200-01 (2011)
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Web conveyance is a requirement that transcends across many industries. The requirement is to convey a web flat and straight through the process without generating defects such as wrinkles. To accomplish this, the web needs to be stressed under a certain amount of force commonly referred to as web tension.
The scope of this TIP is to provide guidelines for suggested amount of web tension that should be used to convey certain types of web materials that are common to the paper, paperboard, polymer film, extrusion coating and flexible packaging industries.