film transport

film transport

[′film ¦tranz‚pȯrt]
(mechanical engineering)
The mechanism for moving photographic film through the region where light strikes it in recording film tracks or sound tracks of motion pictures.
The mechanism which moves the film print past the area where light passes through it in reproduction of picture and sound.
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Motor-driven web-support rollers with an air-venting finish improve film transport at high line speeds, providing high-quality roll formation.
All Vintage Cloud's solutions are built on the Steenbeck film transport, which has more than 60 years of mechanical expertise.
Our engineers have produced a compact free-standing production unit based upon a roll-fed film transport system--the BowaterPolycopier MK1.
For enhanced ergonomics, the operator can feed film without tools into a material-friendly film transport system.
The film number popped up on screen when the search was completed, the user was prompted to load the required cartridge into the microfilm reader (or reader/printer) attached via an RS232 cable to the PC, and either manual or auto film transport (usually) took the film to the frame referenced on-screen.
In addition, the continuous operation of the film transport device means the packs are able to run in a protected environment from placement of the upper film right through to the sealing process.
The material is useful for many applications, including solid and foam rollers, developer and charger rollers, copiers, fax machines, postal meters, and X-ray film transport drums.
Those searching for a less energetic experience can simply sit back and let an IMAX film transport them to another world.
The operator-friendly design includes maintenance-free AC drives for the film transport, easy changeovers in size and bag styles, and a PC-based touch screen with ControlLogix drives.
A pro could quibble that the automatic film transport system rewinds the film all the way, but Nikon may be able to reprogram the camera to leave the film tail out, as it does the N90 and N8008.
Applications include: material handling such as for conveyor belts, film transport, capping of syringes or bottles, shrink wrapping, constant wire tension, coil winding, film tensioning, and torque limiting.
Dr Kumar told Holography News that the challenge they now face is to scale up production and devise a compact reader; his team is working on a ribbon of photopolymer as the recording medium for easy and fast film transport.