Paper weight

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any object used as a weight to prevent loose papers from being displaced by wind, or otherwise.

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1 bread wheat - rye CPV 15811100-7 (weight not less than 400g, cut, packed in bags bread with polypropylene film with optimum water vapor permeability, the label on the packaging of the manufacturer%s name, the name of the article, basis weight, composition and shelf life) - 160 000 kg 3.
Lower basis weight also facilitates sealing process and delivers optimum rigidity for trouble-free converting.
The sensor can measure thickness and basis weight of clear, voided, porous, and translucent films on-line.
Stora Enso is reducing the basis weight of its Tambrite packaging board to improve its efficiency and environmental performance.
Using the basis weight of the individual product, and factoring in tolerances set by the manufacturer, the scale looks for combinations of buckets that achievea desired weight and then calculates a precise count of the product.
Aidun (1) has demonstrated that streaks on the forming table in a conventional paper machine which are caused by nonuniform secondary flows in the head-box as well as fluid dynamics of the free surface flow on the forming table are responsible for development of certain type of small-scale non-uniformities in basis weight, moisture, and stiffness properties.
The upgraded FG710S infrared film thickness gauge is designed for high precision measurement of basis weight or thickness of single- or multi-layer films.
If the flow meter is unstable it can result in irregularities in the basis weight of the paper.
The first paper with a basis weight of 90 g/m was wound at a speed of 1030 m/min.
The collection includes a comprehensive offering of white and finishes at every logical basis weight increment and caliper, enabling designers to bend and fold the paper into nearly any shape.
The importance of basis weight and orientation has been reported many times, but it is also very crucial, from an industrial point of view, to measure those properties with non-destructive devices.