Predictive Models of Web-to-Roller Traction

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Brian S. Rice

Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY 14652

Roger F. Gans

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627

J. Tribol 127(1), 180-189 (Feb 07, 2005) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1828066 History: Received November 18, 2003; Revised September 09, 2004; Online February 07, 2005
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Roller/web schematic and coordinate system. The symmetry boundaries represent zero flux surfaces for an infinitely wide roller.
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Schematic of a squeeze model for a grooved roller: h2/h1≫1
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Regression analysis of model prediction of fe. The upper figure shows the regression and the lower the residuals with respect to the regression line.
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Model versus experimental data for 945 grooves/m rollers
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Model versus experimental data for 945 grooves/m rollers
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Groove profiles (see text)
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Performance of the thermal spray roller 2
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Performance of the shot-blasted roller 15



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