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Restoration of Paper Roll Used Within the Commercial Printing Industry

Intended for use with a job that was already on-press, a commercial printer received delivery of 800,000 lbs of damaged roll stock. Time was critical, and SOS Services, Inc. was able to respond within 12 hours with enough manpower and equipment to quickly restore the damaged cores and help the printer keep the presses running.

These 105" wide jumbo rolls of 45# basis weight gloss coated paper were wound on a 6" fiber core and weighed 6,500 lbs. Using our patented core straightening tools and a shock set hammer, our service crew restored each core's 6" diameter throughout the entire width of the roll.

 Restoration of Paper Roll Used Within the Commercial Printing Industry
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Restoration of Paper Roll Used Within the Commercial Printing Industry

Each restored core was gauge-checked to ensure accuracy, then quad-plugged to maintain its integrity. We measured the diameter of each repaired roll at 6 different points, verifying that each was within 1/8" of being perfectly round and suitable for use on a high speed press.

Our hard-working crew was able to efficiently and effectively repair the damaged rolls at a pace faster than they were being consumed, enabling the printer to meet its time deadline. Each roll ran through the press without problems - not a single one was rejected for quality issues.

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Project Highlights for Restoration of Paper Roll

Product DescriptionDomestic Paper mill delivers 800,000 lbs of damaged product to commercial printer with high speed press.

The "job" was on press and time was time critical - SOS was able to respond within 12 hours.

Nine out of twelve service trucks shifted coverage to maintain all other customer commitments throughout the Midwest.
Capabilities Applied/ProcessesPatented core straightening tools along with our unique process allowed our service crew to work efficiently and effectively repair all the damaged rolls. SOS was able to repair the damaged product faster than they were consumed, enabling the customer to meet their time deadline.
Equipment Used to Restore CorePatented 6" core straightening tool
Shock set hammer
Core checker
Tape measure
Overall Part Dimensions105" width jumbo roll on 6" fiber core
Tightest TolerancesAll roll repaired to within 1/8" of being perfecting round
Material Repaired45 # base weight gloss coat
FinishRolls were quad - plugged to maintain core integrity
In process testing/inspection performedCores were checked with 6" core gauge
Diameter of roll face measured across 6 points for accuracy
Estimated Part Weight6,500 lbs / roll
Industry for UseCommercial Printer
Delivery LocationEast Coat - US
Standards MetAll rolls run without problem or claims
No rolls rejected for severity
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