Sensor Products Inc., Madison, NJ, offers the Mini Sigma-Nip electronic nip analysis system for measuring nip widths of rolls with circumferences less than 20 in. The sensors capture data and record nip width readings while displaying data on a laptop running Windows-based software. The 168 sensor points on each finger are packed within a 3.3 in. active sensing area to provide nip measurements with 2.5 times the resolution of the larger Sigma-Nip. Applications include measuring roller profiles and identifying alignment, skew, and crown deficiencies and problems for continuous maintenance as well as equipment setup and shutdown.
Nip Analysis System from Sensor Products
Sensor Products Inc.