Rubber Calendering, the mechanical process by which rubber is pressed into textiles (cloth, fabric, tire cord) forming composite sheets, is amongst the oldest rubber processing technology.
Today, you have a wide range of new and used calender purchase options (albeit of varying nature of quality, features and durability) for your budget. And this post is not on price or quality.
Rather I draw your attention on a more significant aspect of rubber calendering – operating this rubber machinery itself.
You could have chosen your rubber calender wisely but if you do not operate it smartly, you are likely to have defects in the calendered sheet. And when you know the causes leading to the defect, it becomes easy for you to investigate them deeper, resolve and continue production.
So, here is a detailed info-sheet of 8 common defects in rubber calendering (and how you can fix it)
Summarizing, while choosing the right rubber calender is important, learning to operate it smartly to avoid these 8 common calendering defects is equally key for your success with this machine.
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