Web Handling and Converting


Online Course Description:
This class is targeted toward the technical person responsible for most any type of web machine. However, many other positions can also benefit such as lead operators, foreman, managers, mechanical and electrical maintenance, Q/A and customer service. The only prerequisite is a bit of technical aptitude and enough job experience to be familiar with the names for the parts of your machines, basic functions and common web/roll defects.

Learning Objectives:
  • Eliminate wrinkles, baggy webs and apply effective spreading

  • Eliminate winding defects

  • Design and maintain web machinery, especially rollers

  • Design and maintain control systems for tension, nip, guiding and more

  • Design web products and processes for more reliable manufacturing

  • Troubleshoot a variety of web, web handling and converting issues

  • Understand why the web world does what it does

Course Ouline:
Web Handling

  • Introduction to Web Handling - What is Web Handling?

  • Roller Introduction - Foundations of Web Handling

  • Roller Traction, Slip & Float - Foundations of Web Handling

  • Roller Rules - Foundations of Web Machines

  • Tension Control - Foundations of Web Handling

  • Drives - Strategies for Global Tension Control

  • Nip Mechanics - Nip Load Quality Control

  • Nip Applications - Nips for Web Handling and Processing

  • Wrinkling - Keeping the Web Flat

  • Spreading

  • Guides - Controlling the Path of a Web

  • Slitting - Cutting Cleanly and Reliably

  • Winding - Introduction

Built-in learning assessments designed to reinforce comprehension.

Language: English
Training Time: 13 Modules, 8 hours 51 minutes (total), Learning Modules range from 25 minutes to 1 hour 
Delivery Format: Streaming access to comprehensive videos and figure-based visuals presented by subject matter experts

Course Instructor
Dr. David Roisum of Finishing Technologies is a well-known authority in web handling and converting. He has authored 10 books and more than 100 papers and articles such as his monthly Web Works column in Converting magazine. His background includes a variety of web manufacturing and converting experiences. An accomplished professional speaker and instructor, he is noted for his skill in translating highly technical information into a common sense, practical reference.

This course is available for Company Licensing. For more information contact training@tappi.org

Author: David Roisum

Web Handling and Converting

Web Handling and Converting
Web Handling and Converting

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