Web Winding: Machines, Mechanics and Measurements


Online Course Description:
This class is targeted toward the technical person responsible for most any type of winding machines or wound roll product. 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. However, it would be helpful to have the Web Handling and Converting class first as this course builds on that material. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Eliminate winding defects

  • Know whether your defect is manufacturing or winding related or both

  • Select and use the proper type of winder and settings for your product

  • Design and maintain winding machinery

  • Design and maintain winder control systems for tension, nip and torque

  • Design and manufacture webs for more reliable winding

  • Troubleshoot a variety of web, winding and operational issues

  • Understand why the winding world does what it does

Course Ouline:

  • Winding Introduction

  • Cores - The Foundation of a Wound Roll

  • Chucks and Shafts - Holding a Wound Roll

  • Winder Arrangements

  • Rewinder Productivity

  • Ergonomics

  • Automation

  • Mechanical Issues

  • Electrical Issues

  • Theory of Winding

  • Wound Roll Defects

  • Roll Quality Measurement

  • Roll Quality Inspection

  • Wind Extra

Built-in learning assessments designed to reinforce comprehension.

Language: English
Training Time: 14 Modules, 8 hours 34 minutes (total), Learning Modules range from 14 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 Winding: Machines, Mechanics and Measurements

Winding: Machines, Mechanics and Measurements
Winding: Machines, Mechanics and Measurements

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