Effects of Cleaning Chemicals on Roller Lifespan

March 19, 2021

Effects of Cleaning Chemicals on Roller Lifespan Cleaning a roller’s working surface is a critical aspect of regular machine hygiene […]

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High CoF and Low CoF – What’s the Difference

February 18, 2021

High CoF vs. Low CoF: What do we mean!? The terms, High CoF and Low CoF are commonly thrown around […]

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Length-to-Diameter Ratio

December 2, 2020

One detail you don’t want to overlook!   Did you know that the length to diameter ratio (l/D) of your […]

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Squeegee Rollers for Coil Coating
Increased lifespan for coil coating squeegee rollers

May 6, 2020

Rollers designed for coil coating squeegee and quench applications. Before steel can be painted for final production, it must be […]

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Arcomax Turn Rollers for Coils
A High Temp Solution for Coil Coaters

April 15, 2020

Redirecting Hot Coils with Arcomax   Painting steel coils involves a lot of heat to properly cure the freshly applied […]

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Eliminating wrinkles in web-substrates

April 7, 2020

Arcostretcher, the trusted solution for smoothing out your web-substrate   Manufacturers in the paper, plastic, and foil industries know all […]

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thermal transfer extrusion
Got Buildup?

April 1, 2020

A thermal transfer roll success story.   Extruded film lines in flexible packaging facilities are equipped with rollers that are […]

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Tissue Towel Manufacturing
Wisconsin’s Critical Manufacturers

March 31, 2020

Wisconsin, home to critical manufacturers   The mid-west, home to American Roller headquarters in WI, is known for the various […]

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Coating Selection Guide
Roller Coating Selection Guide

March 13, 2020

A Roller Coating Solution for Every Need   Our new coating selection guide makes it easier than ever before to […]

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Grey Urethane
Solving Problems with Polyurethanes – Part 2

February 12, 2020

Make sure to read part 1 about polyurethanes, here! Last week we talked about the outstanding properties that are possible […]

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Importance of Tolerance

February 11, 2020

Why tolerance is important in manufacturing? Tolerance is the acceptable range for a physical dimension. Product designers determined this physical […]

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Yellow Urethane
Solving Problems with Polyurethanes

February 6, 2020

Polyurethanes Although widely recognized as one of the most versatile families of elastomeric materials, many engineers forget to consider these […]

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Dead vs. Live Shaft Rollers

February 4, 2020

Dead and Live Shaft Rollers Bring Your Production Alive! No, your rollers are not living things, even though they do […]

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Pellex Series
Tired of Producing Inconsistent, Non-uniform Pellets? 

January 22, 2020

One of the causes for inconsistent pellets starts with the top and/or bottom feed rollers within the pelletizing system.    […]

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Importance of Thermal Transfer Roll Maintenance Cleaning

January 21, 2020

Why Regular Cleanings of your Thermal Transfer Rolls are Important Transferring heat either to or from the web is a […]

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Fact or Fiction – Plasma Coatings are Flexible!

January 16, 2020

FACT Plasma Coatings are Flexible!    Many of our customers ask us if our plasma coatings technology is rigid or […]

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Durometer Hardness Scales

January 15, 2020

Measuring Durometer Hardness Scales   The Standard testing method for rubber properties is a durometer hardness test. According to the […]

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Roller Balancing
Think You Have What it Takes to be a Balancing Guru?

January 14, 2020

Test your Knowledge with our Balancing Quiz   An unbalanced roller might not be your first thought when you are […]

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FDA Plasma Coatings
Roller Coatings and FDA Compliance

January 9, 2020

Why is FDA Compliance Important?   FDA compliant Plasma Coatings are a requirement for more than just food and cooking […]

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Our Engineering Experts are Available for Questions!

January 7, 2020

Did You Know – Our Engineering Experts are Available for Questions!   We are ready for your Capital Project Upgrade […]

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How to Select a Covering for your Corona Treater

January 7, 2020

How to Select a Covering for your Corona Treater   The Purpose of Corona Treaters   Plastic films are non-porous […]

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Whipping Problems & the Third Plane – Roll Balancing Part 2

August 26, 2019

Why your rolls may not be as balanced as you thought they were.   What exactly is the difference between […]

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Why Roll Balancing Maintenance is Vital – Roll Balancing Part 1

August 19, 2019

Why Roll Balancing Maintenance is Vital While frequently overlooked, whether or not your rolls are balanced is one of the […]

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Wisconsin Manufacturing Careers

October 20, 2016

A career in manufacturing: There’s more than meets the eye According to the National Association of Manufacturers most recent manufacturing […]

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What is Nanotechnology? What Does It Mean for Me?

October 20, 2016

Nanotechnology is yet another buzzworthy topic for 2015 Relative to manufacturing, this multidisciplinary branch of science looks at engineering from […]

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Factory Automation and Innovation

October 20, 2016

Are you utilizing factory automation to innovate? Welcome to December, 2014! In a few short weeks, 2015 will be here! […]

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United Way – Outstanding Employee Campaign

October 20, 2016

Proud of Our Community C.R.E.W. is a proud recipient of the Outstanding Employee Campaign award, for the Oshkosh Area United […]

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Quality Manufacturing – Using a Magnifying Glass

October 20, 2016

Are you using your magnifying glass? This past summer my daughter received a starter science kit for her birthday which […]

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Improve Morale of the Wisconsin’s Manufacturing Workforce

October 20, 2016

Wisconsin Manufacturing Employees want Engagement at Work According to a Gallup® poll of U.S. workers spanning 12 types of occupations, […]

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Heat Transfer Rolls Maintenance, part 1

October 20, 2016

Heat Transfer Rolls & Effects of Temperature There is one primary goal when it comes to the design of heat […]

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Five Ways to Improve Your Return on Investment

October 20, 2016

Every organization wants to show a good return on investment (ROI) But what exactly does that mean? After all, ROI […]

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How to Maintain Heat Transfer Rolls, part 2

October 20, 2016

Heat Transfer Rolls & Effects of Temperature As we learned in How to Maintain Heat Transfer Rolls, Part 1 the […]

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