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a machine that smooths or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers

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press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets

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A variety of equipment is also available for custom calendering. The company's four-roll inclined "Z" calender handles calendered fabric widths from 30" to 59".
Gaskell [1] presented a theoretical analysis of the calendering process based on the assumption that the diameter of the rolls is large compared to the gap between the calenders, and as a result, the flow in the machine direction can be approximated as one-dimensional.
NDC's experience with calendering processes has resulted in a sophisticated web gauging system that provides both high-resolution measurement and effective controls for high nip pressure operations including gap controls, delta presets and average thickness control.
Octal is installing seven calendering lines for each of the two reactors (with room for two more each).
In-line Calendering Process to achieve surface smoothness on the order of Angstroms.
The Syncast installations in North America are both for 230-inch wide non-wovens calendering lines, each using two Syncast rolls.
The line, supplied by Metso Paper and Valmet-Xian, came onstream ahead of schedule and consists of an off-machine coater with ValCoat Jet stations, an integrated OptiSoft matte calendering unit, and an off-machine OptiLoad multinip calender for glossy grades.
The recycled PVB material was designed to drop into C&A's existing twin-screw compounding and calendering system used to make recycled PVC carpet backing.
(RHL), the specialist producer of dewatering, squeezing and calendering rolls.
Custom calendering services are provided by the company.
The rolls are filled with Nomex, DuPont's high-performance meta-aramid fiber and are targeted specifically at high-temperature calendering for technical textile applications.
INFLUENCE OF CALENDERING CONDITIONS ON PAPER SURFACE CHARACTERISTICS--A COMPARISON BETWEEN HARD-NIP, SOFT-NIP, AND EXTENDED SOFT-NIP CALENDERING
New Mark 4853 Ba-Zn is one of a new generation of stabilizers for general-purpose molding, extrusion, and calendering that have very low VOCs.