Scratching and particulates can significantly decrease your manufacturing yield.
How to eliminate contact is the question.
Dirk Smits, of IBS Precision Engineering, provides the answers in this 10-page Q&A from New Way® Air Bearings. A 10-minute read, “Improving R2R Processing with New Way Air Turns,” provides the rationale you need to replace the turn bars, rollers, and even the tension bars that are causing your deleterious effects.
This Q&A covers a series of relevant questions answered by industry-expert Smits, including:
What is the current state of converting?
Which industries currently use R2R processing?
What is causing the problems in the web?
Is there a non-contact solution?
How do New Way Air Turns work?
What components can air turns replace?
New Way Porous Media™ Air Turns provide the non-contact solution that is changing the way webs are handled, providing a disruptive opportunity to increase processing yields.
To download the “Improving R2R Processing with New Way Air Turns” Q&A, simply complete the form above.
At New Way Air Bearings®, we’re always committed to identifying ways in which air bearings can improve processes and industries. But, too often we hear from our clients once they’ve already learned this lesson the hard way. Contact systems fail, and the cost of procrastination becomes very real and very expensive. We’d like to take...
On November 1, 2019, students from E.T. Richardson Middle School in Springfield, PA visited New Way Air Bearings for a rare, behind the scenes look at air bearing manufacturing. Participating in ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’, students spent a day interviewing employees, filming them at work, and gaining a new and exciting perspective on manufacturing.