Sometimes it is necessary to “freeze” the picture with a stroboscope to find out what is really happening on your machine at full speed.
raveling edges are very dangerous for spiral fabrics – inspect the edges on the fly
keep an eye on contaminations and deposits on the fabric surface
web fluttering may cause edge tears and web breaks
the remaining fabric life potential is not only determined by the caliper. A visual inspection with a microscope during a machine stop gives additional detailed information of both sides of the fabric
Feltest products for the visual inspection of dryer fabrics:
PowerStrobe – an extremely powerful stroboscope with a focused light beam.
PocketStrobe led– compact, lightweight and waterproof.