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winding

[′wīnd·iŋ]
(electricity)
One or more turns of wire forming a continuous coil for a transformer, relay, rotating machine, or other electric device.
A conductive path, usually of wire, that is inductively coupled to a magnetic storage core or cell.
(materials)
A material that is wound or coiled around a cylindrical object such as a mandrel.
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Alpha Marathon, which builds turret winders for blown and cast film, recently introduced a high-speed rewinder for gusseted film, capable of winding at 1200 ft/min with fully automatic roll changes every 20 sec.
Macro's latest Automax C (center) and S (surface) winders have an optional "kiss" winding mode that uses a special servo-driven lay-on roll to provide very light lay-on force--just enough to remove the air.
Tecno uses AC vector drives on the winding roll and AC servo drives for tension control on other driven rolls.