2013 TAPPI PLACE Extrusion Coating Course
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The Roll and Web Defect Terminology - 2nd Edition by R. Duane Smith describes defects commonly found in paper, film, Nonwoven webs and wound rolls. This edition has been expanded to include defects from processes that did not exist when the first edition was written 15 years ago. This book is a Must Have communication tool for suppliers and their customers to assist in the identification and elimination of Roll and Web Defects. This industry resource was written and edited by 22 Industry Experts with over 500 years of web handling and winding experience along with sixteen contributing editors. Each of the 224 defects has concise information which provides:  
  • A description of the defect  
  • An illustration of the defect  
  • The synonyms or Also Known As terms commonly used  
  • Cross references for these synonyms in index  
  • Common causes of the defect  
  • Common remedies of the defect  
  • Other sources of information published on the defect  
Roll and Web Defect Terminology, 2nd Edition has already been recognized by web producing and converting industry experts as the most comprehensive reference guide available for addressing roll and web defects.
Film Extrusion Manual (0101R313) $116
The Film Extrusion Manual, Second Edition focuses on the technology and science of polymer film extrusion. The material in this book’s 42 chapters can be used to learn the basics of applied extrusion theory, as well as provide troubleshooting guidelines and solutions to many common problems encountered in the fabrication of thermoplastic films.
This book can be used as a stand-alone training resource for all levels of professional and operations personnel working in the plastics film industry including: plastic film manufacturing, converting, equipment suppliers, and polymer suppliers. 2005.

12 PLACE Conference Proceedings (PLACECD-12) $69
The 2012 TAPPI PLACE Conference was held May 6 – 9, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Seattle in Seattle, WA. The program offered 75 presentations focusing on the future of flexible packaging, sustainability in flexible packing, machinery and material innovations, and multilayer technology.  
The conference program was designed to “Help You do Your Job Better”. It was filled with everything new, exciting and different in the flexible packaging industry. Attendees discovered new products, manufacturing techniques and services available to help expand business and increase productivity and profitability.
The TAPPI PLACE Conference attracts a diverse group of flexible packaging experts, including engineers, managers, specialists, suppliers, end users and consultants. The event was geared specifically for the Packaging and Converting Industries.
This CD-ROM contains 75 presentations and papers presented throughout the conference, and is available only on this fully searchable CD-ROM.