Vacuum Rollers - Functional Principles and Applications

Kevin Lifsey

Presented by Pete Eggen, Precision Roll Solutions - MECA

Vacuum rollers are the most effective devices used to isolate web tension with only single-sided web contact. Commonly used in coating operations, vacuum rolls are used as pull rolls or to isolate web tension from a higher tension zone to a lower tension zone while leaving a sensitive side of the web untouched.

The presentation will discuss vacuum roll anatomy, operational principles, useful characteristics, applications, and design considerations.

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