Dr. David Roisum

Web Winding: Machines, Mechanics & Measurements

Member Price: $899

Non-Member Price: $999

Dr. David Roisum of Finishing Technologies is a well-known authority in web handling and converting. He has authored eight books and more than 100 papers and articles such as his monthly Web Works column in Converting magazine. His background includes a variety of web manufacturing and converting experiences. An accomplished professional speaker and instructor, he is noted for his skill in translating highly technical information into a common sense, practical reference.


Course Description

Whether you make, convert or use webs; you must know web handling. Find out how to:

  • Eliminate winding defects

  • Know whether your defect is manufacturing or winding related or both

  • Select and use the proper type of winder and settings for your product

  • Design and maintain winding machinery

  • Design and maintain winder control systems for tension, nip and torque

  • Design and manufacture webs for more reliable winding

  • Troubleshoot a variety of web, winding and operational issues

  • Understand why the winding world does what it does


Bring your web handling problems to class, leave with solutions. Find out why thousands of students have signed up for Dr. Roisum's courses.


Course Outline

  • Winding Introduction

  • Cores - The Foundation of a Wound Roll

  • Chucks and Shafts - Holding a Wound Roll

  • Winder Arrangements

  • Rewinder Productivity

  • Ergonomics

  • Automation

  • Mechanical Issues

  • Electrical Issues

  • Theory of Winding

  • Wound Roll Defects

  • Roll Quality Measurement

  • Roll Quality Inspection

  • Wind Extra