Patent Number: 6,293,192

Title: Newsprint core brake system for newspaper presses

Abstract: Combined newsprint core brake system and newsprint supply reel in a continuous running roll press, for full and fractional running web supply, web tension sensor control braking coupled to core chucking spindles in the running newsprint roll core position, characterized by selectively activated Zero stroke multi caliper disc brakes carried by multi-armed spiders with core chucking spindles axially positioned and circumferentially spaced for indexing a chucking spindle axis from pre-drive to running newsprint roll core position; eliminating the prior art "transition period" replaced herein by "Constant Tension", eliminating the prior art drag-belt deterioration of the newsprint surface texture; and with assurance of effective roll to roll splicing.

Inventors: Bartlett; Norman C. (Arcadia, CA)


International Classification: B65H 19/10 (20060101); B65H 19/16 (20060101); B65H 23/06 (20060101); B65H 19/18 (20060101); B65H 23/04 (20060101); B41F 013/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018