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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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 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.
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.
He was employed by Film Transport in the 1950s, part of the golden age of cinema, and made his runs to and from warehouses in Leeds to supply cinemas in the Huddersfield and Dewsbury areas in an area that stretched as far as Marsden and Penistone.
Zipper ends are sealed ultrasonically; then, during film transport, the Trans-Zip module applies the zipper to the film by heat-sealing.
The manual or motorized film transport enables researchers to quickly locate the film image (or frame) that they need.
Exclusive to SMG, custom modified Autowind 3R platters are the core of a film transport system that allows movies to be played in any auditorium, or combination of auditoriums, without risk of damage from physically moving the film.
These include the LE and L versions, featuring a clutch brake film transport system with pneumatically operated jaws.
In normal situations, with standard applications and packaging materials, the accuracy attained using standard servo and clutch-brake-drive film transport systems is generally considered to be acceptable.
The motorcycles will be used as part of the UPS Film Transport Service to ensure that journalists can immediately provide worldwide Olympic fans with images they are anxious to see.
The continuous film transport system ensures optimal tracking and smooth, quiet low speed transport at high speeds.
UPS Film Transport Service - UPS will coordinate the pick-up and delivery of approximately 200,000 rolls of film during the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.