Southern Paper Group Newsletter
|Newsletter: Volume 1, Issue 2 May 2010
Bowed Rolls - Some Quick Facts
By the Numbers:
A.How many bearings in a Bowed Roll?
Take the diameter of the roll in inches and subtract one and the fraction
and divide it into the face length (part with the sleeve) of the roll. Bowed
Rolls for the Paper mill come in diameters of 5 1/8", 6 1/4", 7 1/8", 10 1/2"
and 13 1/4".
Example: a 7 1/8" diameter roll with a 200" face will have about 33
B.Repair/recover cost comparison?
Type of Roll: Repair/Recover Cost Expected Life
7 1/8" Bowed Roll $12,000 5 years
10 1/2" Bowed Roll $24,000 5 years
Felt Roll $21,000 15 years
This Month's Survey Question:
Do you really need a Bowed Roll in your PM?
Time out for a word from our sponsors
We make and repair all models of Bowed Rolls from 1" OD to 10.5" OD.
We make new rolls and recover all non-nipped roll positions.
Health and Safety
Cancer... The Big C word. The great news is that research is bringing new
cures to the picture. The not so good news: can the front line medical
people keep abreast of the advances. Here are three websites where
patients and families can become an active participant in the medical
treatment. PatientsLikeMe.com, ACOR.org and ArmyofWomen.org. Full
article is in Time Magazine Feb8,2010.
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The last word
"Every customer is valuable, and they're even more valuable today because
there are fewer of them."
- Ron Frasch, Chief Merchant of Saks Fifth Avenue on improving service.
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