Patent Number: 6,612,228

Title: Calender and method for rebuilding a calender

Abstract: A calender having a supporting frame and a set of rolls attached to vertical portions of the supporting frame so as to form a stack of rolls in which adjacent rolls placed one above another form calendering nips therebetween. The stack including a top roll, a bottom roll and a plurality of intermediate rolls between the top roll and the bottom roll. The intermediate rolls are attached revolvingly to arms pivoted on auxiliary frames attached to vertical portions of the supporting frame. A method of rebuilding a calender in which auxiliary frames are attached to the vertical portions of the existing calender frame and thereafter pivotal arms for the intermediate rolls are mounted on the auxiliary frames.

Inventors: Strebel; Richard Michael (Appleton, WI)

Assignee: Metso Paper, Inc.

International Classification: D21G 1/00 (20060101); B30B 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/02/2020