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cal·en·der

 (kăl′ən-dər)
n.
A machine in which paper or cloth is made smooth and glossy by being pressed through rollers.
tr.v. cal·en·dered, cal·en·der·ing, cal·en·ders
To press (paper or cloth) in the rollers of such a machine.

[French calandre, from Vulgar Latin *colendra, alteration (possibly influenced by Latin columna, column) of Latin cylindrus, roller; see cylinder.]

cal′en·der·er n.

calenderer

(ˈkælɪndərə) or

calendrer

n
a person who operates a calender
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Manufacturers of the resins, polymers, and reinforcing materials; the basic sheeting material manufacturer or calenderer of materials; and the fabricator of the finished reinforced product are all interested in the end use of their products and can provide guidance and answers to technical questions as a result of years of experience.
Manufacturers of the resins, polymers and reinforcing materials, the basic sheeting material manufacturer or calenderer of materials, and the fabricator of the finished reinforced product are all interested in the end use of their products and can provide guidance as a result of years of experience.
Manufacturers of the resins, polymers and reinforcing materials, the basic sheeting material manufacturer or calenderer, materials, and the fabricator of the finished reinforced product are all interested in the end use of their products and can provide guidance as a result of years of experience.