supercalender


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su·per·cal·en·der

 (so͞o′pər-kăl′ən-dər)
n.
A calender with a number of rollers for giving a high finish or gloss to paper.
tr.v. su·per·cal·en·dered, su·per·cal·en·der·ing, su·per·cal·en·ders
To process (paper) in a supercalender.

supercalender

(ˌsuːpəˈkæləndə)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a calender with a number of rollers that gives a high gloss to paper
vb
(Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to produce a glossy finish on (paper) by pressing in a supercalender
ˌsuperˈcalendered adj

su•per•cal•en•der

(ˈsu pərˌkæl ən dər)

n.
1. a roll or set of rolls for giving a high, smooth finish to paper.
v.t.
2. to finish (paper) in a supercalender.
[1885–90]

supercalender


Past participle: supercalendered
Gerund: supercalendering

Imperative
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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The Metso Automation scope of supply includes replacement of machine controls on the paper machine and machine and process controls for the off-machine coater and the supercalender.
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Installation of the machinery which would produce supercalender paper, was slated to take place next year pending approval from its board of directors, but company officials say the upgrades will not take place until the spring of 2003 at the earliest.
Improved formation shows secondary benefits such as less wear on supercalender rolls and better machine runnability, according to the company.
Ambridge will be introducing "super newsprint," a supercalender paper for customers who are seeking better quality paper for special purposes.
Coating is dried after the film coater by non-contact hot air and a short single-tier dryer section before entering the 8-roll on-machine supercalender.
Two more profilers will control the CD profiles from two of the mill's supercalenders.
Key applications for the Nomex rolls include: high-temperature supercalenders (e.