Control gauge of blown film below the die lip.
A novel approach to die-based control of blown film gauge splits the die between the spiral spiral /spi·ral/ (spi´ral)
1. helical; winding like the thread of a screw.
2. helix; a winding structure. mandrel mandrel /man·drel/ (man´dril) the shaft on which a dental tool is held in the dental handpiece, for rotation by the dental engine.
man·drel or man·dril
1. and lip, inserting a ring with electrical cartridge (1) See phono cartridge.
(2) A removable storage module that contains magnetic disks, optical discs, magnetic tape or memory chips. Cartridges are inserted into slots in the drive, printer or computer. heaters between the two. This PreCon (precision control) gauge-control ring from Kuhne GmbH in Germany allows the number of layers (one to seven) and the exit diameter of the die to be changed without dismantling dis·man·tle
tr.v. dis·man·tled, dis·man·tling, dis·man·tles
a. To take apart; disassemble; tear down.
b. the gauge-control unit. PreCon will be shown for the first time at the K 2004 Show in Dusseldorf this month. It's retrofittable. U.S. office is American Kuhne, Norwich, Conn. Tel: (860) 886-7745 * PTDirect: 365UB