A Letter From Our President. During the current situation with the COVID-19 virus, Precision Roll Grinders remains open for business to meet all of our customers’ roll servicing needs. The health and safety of our employees, as well as our customers and partners, is of primary concern. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very closely, taking appropriate health measures, and are confident we can abide by locally imposed policies while continuing to seamlessly support and provide value to our customers’ business operations. If you have any questions about PRG’s accessibility or operations please do not hesitate to contact us.

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“Your Roll Grinding and Service Provider should be a Trusted Advisor”

Thu, Nov 5, 2020 - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Your roll grinding and service provider should not simply be an outside maintenance provider that you have to manage. The demands of your manufacturing operations require you to handle personnel, scheduling, production optimization, quality issues, customers and on and on... It makes it difficult to be an expert in roll grinding and servicing when you have everything else to deal with. Well, you shouldn't have to be a roll expert. Your roll grinding and services provider should be a trusted advisor that is consistently providing you with helpful direction on how they are bringing you real economic value. And proving it through proper analysis! Join us for a quick webinar on what you should expect from your roll grinding and servicing. The webinar is free, but can fill up fast. Please register today.

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Future Webinars

 

Paper Machine Calenders - Precision Grinding for Optimum Performance

Thu, Nov 12, 2020 - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Roundness specifications for paper machine calender rolls should be 0.0002" or better. However, many paper machines are running calenders with rolls that are being ground to tolerances 4 or 5 times this specification. Usually it is because there is a history of producing acceptable product at these tolerances. However, are the calender stack rolls being changes 2 or 3 times more often than they should? Are there 'mystery breaks' at the dry end of the machine? Are strength test more variable than you would expect? Join us for a quick webinar outlining how proper precision grinding of calender rolls results in significant returns well beyond any additional associated costs. The webinar is free, but fills up fast. Please register today. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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Past Webinars

 

Real Economic Benefits Of Precision Roll Grinding And Services

Thu, Oct 8, 2020 - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Manufacturers that require routine roll grinding and services usually consider it a maintenance cost to be managed closely. When done well, precision roll grinding and servicing is an investment that returns real economic benefit. Extended roll life defers the time and cost of removing rolls, improved product quality results in savings through less waste and precision roundness and shape can drive material savings and machine operating efficiencies. Your roll grinding and services provider should be a trusted partner and advisor that brings a measurable return to your operation. Join us for a quick webinar that outlines what you should expect in return from your roll grinding and service provider. 
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Cereal And Food Production

Thu, Sept 24, 2020 - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Cereal and food flaking operations demand precision equipment. Your precision equipment needs precision roll grinding and services to optimize production and quality. Join us for a conversation about how precision roll grinding and services can not only help your cereal or food line produce as efficiently as it was designed to, but improve to levels above and beyond expectations. 
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Chrome Roll Applications

Thu, Sept 3, 2020 - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Whether you have a coating, laminating or specialty operation that requires the characteristics of chrome plated rolls, the precision requirements of how these rolls should be ground, polished and serviced is critical for optimum operational efficiencies. Please join us for a brief review of what you should expect from your roll grinding and service provider on your chrome rolls. We will also explore surface treatment options beyond chrome that may provide more efficiency than you currently get with chromed surfaces. 
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Paper Machine Press Rolls

Thu, Aug 20, 2020 - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Your paper machine press section is precision machinery that needs precision roll grinding and servicing. Responsible for critical water removal, sheet strength development and sheet surface properties, the press section must run with precision and consistency. Press section rolls must function at a high level for this to happen and you should expect precision grinding, rebuilding and servicing from your roll services partner.
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Tissue and Towel Machines

Thu, Aug 6, 2020 - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Tissue and towel machines have recently had to run at unprecedented efficiencies and production rates. Precision roll grinding and servicing is critical for your tissue and towel machines to run at their best. From ensuring the sheet contacts the Yankee dryer properly through having the best surface on your rolls to combat build-up and stickies, precision roll grinding and servicing matters.
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SPECIALTY COATINGS

Thu, Jul 9, 2020 - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Today’s specialty coaters and laminators are always looking for new ways to run their operations more efficiently and smarter. They need to minimize material waste. And keep their lines up and running for as long as possible. This is an industry where waste reduction relies heavily on limiting/eliminating variation — like machine direction variations (sometimes called “corrugated”) and barring — through the coater or laminator, and the effects that doing so has downstream. Rolls that are not perfectly smooth — with microscopic peaks and valleys — will require the use of more production material. They’ll also create inconsistent product.

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Rubber industry

Thu, Jun 4, 2020 - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Now, more than ever before, material savings is critical for the rubber industry. Current market uncertainties are forcing rubber and tire manufacturers to operate at efficiencies that are unprecedented. Join our industry experts to discover how precision calender roll grinding and services leads to improved material savings and operational efficiencies that typical block grinding cannot provide. The economics are exciting and will make the difference in changing how you think about rubber manufacturing roll grinding and servicing.

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Non-wovens industry

Thu, May 21, 2020

With products related to Covid-19 protection — such as facemasks, medical gowns and disinfectant wipes — seeing unprecedented demand, non-wovens manufacturers around the globe are producing at unprecedented levels. In this webinar, we’ll look at how critical long-lasting, reliable rolls are to your line. “Maximizing your Non-Wovens Production Line” will demonstrate how precision ground and serviced rolls enable you to create consistent, high-quality product; run at higher speeds; and run longer.

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Paper machines

Thu, May 7, 2020

With a huge spike in demand for some consumer paper goods due to the Covid-19 outbreak and weakening demand for others, it’s an extremely challenging time right now for the paper industry. Producers are being asked to run more efficiently than ever — in some cases to produce more than ever before; in others, to control production costs tighter than ever before. What can you and your company do to keep up with these unprecedented changes?

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