Dandy Roll

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dandy roll

[′dan·dē ‚rōl]
(mechanical engineering)
A roll in a Fourdrinier paper-making machine; used to compact the sheet and sometimes to imprint a watermark.

Dandy Roll


a skeleton roll on a paper machine, consisting of a wire frame wrapped with netting. It is designed to level the surface of the paper, improve the paper’s structure and uniformity, and put watermarks on the paper web.


Ivanov, S. N. Tekhnologiia bumagi, 2nd ed. Moscow.
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