Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Web

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12756

\web\ n [ME, fr. OE; akin to ON vefr web, OE wefan to weave] (before 12c) (1) A continuous film or fabric in process in a machine. In extrusion coating, the molten web is that which issues from the die and becomes the coating, and the substrate (web) is the material being coated. (2) A continuous length of sheet material handled in roll form as contrasted with the same material cut into short lengths.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA