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New TIP proposed on web conveyance and winding tension

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A new TIP has been proposed: "Guidelines for web conveyance and winding tension levels." The scope is as follows: Web conveyance is a requirement that transcends across many industries. The requirement is to convey a web flat and straight through the process without generating defects such as wrinkles. To accomplish this, the web needs to be stressed under a certain amount of force commonly referred to as Web tension. The scope of this TIP is to provide guidelines for suggested amount of Web Tension that should be used to convey certain types of web materials that are common to the paper, paperboard, polymer film, extrusion coating and flexible packaging industries.

If you have any interest in reviewing the content of this TIP as it is under development, please send a message to by June 3, 2011.

TAPPI Standards guidelines require that all TAPPI members receive notification of any proposed new Standard or TIPs. This message is being sent to you because you are a TAPPI member; have purchased TIPs or Standards products from TAPPI; or because you have previously expressed interest in this topic.


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