Parkinson Technologies Inc.'s new tenter-clip design allows for better web handling at high speeds, on the company's transverse-direction-oriented (TDO) film stretching lines.
Model 475DJ TDO tenter clips ride on two horizontal chain tracks in the TDO. The clips grip each side of the material and convey it along a tenter frame through an oven.
Improvements in the clip include a high-strength 4¾-inch pitch chain, and a dual jaw with a low profile. This allows for increased holding power of the film, the company said.
Another feature, the “snap latch design,” allows the clip to remain open after releasing the material. That greatly increases the life of the clip assembly.
Parkinson Technologies is based in
Tel. 401-762-2100, ext. 312, e-mail [email protected].