The calendering process, used in the production of plastic film and sheet, is a continuous, synchronized method for converting raw materials, fusing them and passing them through nips of a series of cooperating rolls, into a sheet of specified thickness and width. This web may be polished or embossed, as required, and may be of either a rigid or a flexible character, with the “hand” controlled by the formulation and the process.


Plastic Film Throughput Rate Frictional Heat Generation Wire Mesh Screen Emboss Roll 
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© Van Nostrand Reinhold 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Occidental Chemical Corp.BerwynUSA

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