Importance of Web Tension When Handling PE Substrates (Printed Electronics USA 2012)


Mr Bipin Sen, Sr. Business Development Engineer
Bosch Rexroth
United States
 
Dec 06, 2012.

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Presentation Summary

• To achieve maximum efficiency and throughput, printed electronics manufacturers are looking towards web based, roll-to-roll printing processes.
• The quality of the final product is critically dependant on maintaining web speed and hence tension during the printing process.
• Correcting for tension in one zone often leads to a cascaded disturbance in other zones. Shortcomings of traditional tension control will be reviewed, along with introduction of the newly developed tension decoupling method by Bosch Rexroth.
• Bosch Rexroth is the industry leader in providing total automation solutions for printed electronics industry with worldwide support in over 80 countries.

Speaker Biography (Bipin Sen)

Bipin Sen is a Senior Business Development Engineer at Bosch Rexroth in the Printing, Converting, Food and Packaging group. He has been with Rexroth for over 16 years. He has wide ranging experience in the technology and automation of printing, converting and packaging machines.
 
In addition to developing the 3D Printing market for Rexroth, Bipin is responsible for working with global multi-billion dollar packaging end-users to integrate the complete line of Rexroth automation products into manufacturing lines and systems.
 
Bipin is married, with two school-age children and lives in the southern suburbs of Chicago. He holds a masters degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Company Profile (Bosch Rexroth)

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Bosch Rexroth is one of the world's leading specialists in the field of drive and control technologies. Under the brand name of Rexroth the company supplies more than 500,000 customers with tailored solutions for driving, controlling and moving. Bosch Rexroth is a partner for industrial applications and factory automation, mobile applications and using renewable energies. As The Drive & Control Company, Bosch Rexroth develops, produces and sells components and systems in more than 80 countries. In 2009 Bosch Rexroth part of the Bosch Group, achieved sales of around 4.1 billion Euro with 34,200 employees.
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