Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Roll Bending

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_10095

n In calendering of sheet, the practice of applying a bending moment to the ends of the calender rolls that opposes the bending caused by the pressure forces as the plastic is squeezed between the rolls. The object is to produce sheet whose thickness varies minimally across its width, See also  Crown and  Roll Crossing.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA