Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Roll Lapping

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_10111

n A condition in which groups of fibers attach themselves to the drafting rolls instead of following the normal path through the drafting system. These fibers cause the trailing fibers to wind around the rolls and to bread the end down completely. Cleaning of the rolls is required to remove the accumulated fiber.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA