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TAPPI PRESS: The Ultimate Roll and Web Defect Troubleshooting Guide

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The Ultimate Roll and Web Defect Troubleshooting Guide is an updated and expanded version of The Roll and Web Defect Terminology – 2nd Edition. This new edition has allowed updating and expanding on defects commonly found in paper and paperboard products and in the production and converting of nonwovens, films, and laminations.

The Ultimate Roll and Web Defect Troubleshooting Guide includes a glossary of more than 3,000 terms commonly used in the paper formation, polymer extrusion, coating, and converting industries. This glossary is the most extensive list of terms that has ever been compiled for these industries. 

The book is broken into 10 chapters, including: 
  • Roll Defects – General Defects, Web Profile Defects, Edge Defects and Wrinkling Defects 
  • Web Defects – Papermaking Defects, Calendering Defects, Coating Defects, Film Extrusion and Lamination Defects, Web Handling Defects, and Slitting Defects. 
Each of the 224 defects has concise information which provides:
  • A description of the defect 
  • An illustration of the defect 
  • The synonyms or "Also Known As" terms commonly used 
  • Cross references for these synonyms in index 
  • Common causes of the defect 
  • Common remedies of the defect 
  • Other sources of information published on the defect.
The Roll and Web Defect Terminology book has received international recognition by web producing and converting industry experts as the most comprehensive reference guide available for troubleshooting roll and web defects. Quotes from industry experts that use this book include:

"This is a must-have communication tool for suppliers and their customers to assist in the identification and elimination of roll and web defects." 

"This book is not just a dictionary on defects, but also gives practical and logical advice on what the cause of the problem is and how to stop it." 

The Ultimate Roll and Web Defect Troubleshooting Guide can also be purchased as an e-book or bundle.

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