supercalendering


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supercalendering

[¦sü·pər′kal·ən·driŋ]
(engineering)
A calendering process that uses both steam and high pressure to give calendered material, for example, paper, a high-density finish.
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It may be practical to do so using a metered size press and on-machine supercalendering, but why do so?
Haindl Papier PM 3 was the first LWC machine to integrate both on-machine coating and true multi-nip supercalendering in the machine operation.
2]/side, film-coating can provide similar gloss, but somewhat higher PPS roughness than offset LWC produced with blade coating and off-machine supercalendering.
Only a few months after Haindl PM 3 was commissioned, another LWC machine with on-machine supercalendering started up in October 2000: Perlen Papier's PM 4, which has a wire width of 5.
Many machines in North America have undertaken significant grade changes over the past six years to SC or LWC grades and have chosen online calendering over traditional off-line supercalendering.
Mat-On-Line and Gloss-On-Line (Calenders) provides superior finish and economy of operation compared to conventional machine calendering and supercalendering.