RheoLogic Ltd sell two
very useful software packages. Please e-mail
me to let me know your interest and discuss your application.
TopWeb is a simple practical
tool to aid design and troubleshooting in handling webs such as film, paper and
foil. It performs calculations on tension, slip, air entrainment, misalignment,
wrinkling, web guiding, roll size and weight, and winding. TopWeb has been
developed by Prof Steven Abbott, email@example.com,
with expert input from David Roisum, Tim Walker and myself.
An example screen, slip, alignment and wrinkles:
TopCoat is an extensive
practical guide to coating methods, giving explanations and performing key
calculations on coat thickness, operability and drying. Further details are
available on the Rheologic Web site, TopCoat - RheoLogic Ltd - here's a snippet:.
models plus animations to explain the coating essentials
- viscosity, wetting, shear, surface effects....
models (based on current state-of-the-art
scientific know-how) of popular coating techniques. As you change your
coating parameters you instantly see what's happening in the coating head.
You can easily tell if your coating is in a comfortable 'coating window'
or right on the edge of trouble.
- Working models of your drying
ovens that let you see what happens when you change machine settings.
- "How do I fix it"
instant guides to solving common problems.
- Clear, authoritative
explaining what each model is doing.
- A bibliography of
key coating literature for those who want to know even more.
- Clear explanations of units
used and a conversion module to help you when you're stuck.
- Everything hyperlinked
so you're never lost.
30-day evaluation copies of both programs are available.
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