Definition of Supercalender

1. Noun. A stack of calenders consisting of alternating steel and fiber-covered rolls through which paper is passed to increase its density, smoothness and gloss. ¹



2. Verb. To pass (paper) through a supercalender. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supercalender

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Supercalender

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1. Production Grinding by Frederic Burnham Jacobs (1922)
"In considering fiber supercalender rolls, it must be borne in mind that they are more ... supercalender rolls sometimes are made of cotton cloth disks, ..."

2. Cost Accounting: Principles and Practice by John Packard Jordan, Gould Leach Harris (1920)
"The finishing department performs the various finishing processes which begin at the supercalender, or if material is loft-dried the processes begin with ..."

3. The Manufacture of Paper by Robert Walter Sindall (1908)
"The supercalender consists of a number of alternate steel and cotton or paper rolls placed vertically in a stack one above the other. ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1905)
"... The supercalender in most common use is shown in Fig. 13. It consists of a stack of rolls that are alternately of highly polished iron and compressed ..."

5. Printing and Writing Materials: Their Evolution by Adèle Millicent Smith (1900)
"Loft-dried paper is calendered in single sheets ; machine- dried in the roll. To supercalender paper, it is passed between a series of rollers called ..."

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