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.
Sensor Products Inc.