Finishing Technologies, Inc.

Finishing Technologies, Inc.
1305 Orchard Ct
Neenah, WI  54956
(920) 312-8466
www.roisum.com
DrRoisum@aol.com
Converting Quarterly

Curriculum Vitae

Education
 
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, May 1990
University of Illinois, Urbana IL , Post-graduate courses as extramural student
University of Wisconsin, Madison WI, MS Engineering Mechanics, December 1984
University of Wisconsin, Madison WI, BS Mechanical Engineering, May 1979
 
Employment
 
Finishing Technologies, Inc., President/Owner/Consultant, 1992-Present
Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Senior Research Scientist, 1989-1992
Oklahoma State University, Senior Research Engineer, 1987-1989
Beloit Corporation, Manager of Winding R&D, 1985-1987
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Teaching Assistant, 1984
Beloit Corporation, Winder Engineer, 1979-1984
 
Professional Societies
 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Institute of Packaging Professionals
TAPPI (Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry)
Web Handling Research Center (Board Member 1989-1992)
 
Awards
 
Best Paper Award.  TAPPI PLC Conf, Aug 2000.
Best Paper Award.  TAPPI PLC Conf, Sept 1996.
Best Paper Award.  TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf, Oct 1996.
Finest Faculty Award.  TAPPI, 1996.
Finest Faculty Award.  TAPPI, 1994.
Finishing and Converting Division Award.  TAPPI, Oct 1990.
Thomas W. Busch Prize in Finishing.  TAPPI, Oct 1990.
Method for Evaluating Roll Hardness.  US Patent 5,079,728
 
Blogs
 
Webhandlingblog.com.  AIMCAL’s convertingportal, 500 posts, 100,000 page turns.
 
Books Authored – most through TAPPI PRESS, Atlanta, GA (770) 446-1400
 
2010 Web Machine Buying Guide (Destech)
2008 Web101 CD (TAPPI and AIMCAL)
2008 Winding:  Machines, Mechanics and Measurements (TAPPI PRESS and Destech)
2007 Creative Thinking in Converting (Packaging Greenhouse, Sweden)
2002 Critical Thinking in Converting
2000 Web Words
1998 The Mechanics of Web Handling (ISBN 0-89852-346-X, TAPPI PRESS 0101R273)
1996 The Mechanics of Rollers (ISBN 0-89852-313-3, TAPPI PRESS 0101R255)
1994 The Mechanics of Winding (ISBN 0-89852-281-1, TAPPI PRESS 0101R236)
 
Books Reviewed/Edited
 
Rubber Roller Group.  Rubber Roller Group Book.  Chapter 4 on Deflection, 2005.
Jorkama, Marko.  Contact Mechanical Model for Winding Nip.  Doctoral Thesis, Helsinki Univ. of Technology, 2000.
Gronewold, Jan.  Winding Anthology of Published Papers.  TAPPI PRESS, 2000.
Shin, Kee-Hyun.  Tension Control.  TAPPI PRESS, 2000.
Jokio, Mikko.  Papermaking, Part 3, Finishing.  TAPPI PRESS, 1999.
Gronewold, Jan.  Winders, The Complete Guide.  TAPPI PRESS, 1998.
Smith, R. Duane.  Roll and Web Defect Terminology.  TAPPI PRESS, 1995 and 2008.
+ a couple of articles per year for TAPPI in 1990’s
 
Legal Assistance
 
Premier Lab Supply – for defendant including trial, FL, 2009
Nievez-Perez v Amantea et al – personal injury, for defendant, OH, 2009
George v Macro et al – personal injury, for defendant, OK, 2009
Perini v PCMC – patent and contract dispute, for defendant, UK, 2009
Dempsey v Magnat – personal injury, for defendant, MA, 2007
Fresco v Nordmeccanica - breach of contract, for plaintiff, 2007
Rice v Brampton Engineering - personal injury, for plaintiff, MA, 2006
Wise v Valmet – personal injury, for defendant, CA, 2006
Hussain v Stanford Machine – personal injury, for defendant, IL, 2004
Rodriquez v WEBCO, for defendant, personal injury, 2003
Conros v. Nordson, for plaintiff, breach of warranty on hot melt coater, 2002
Oakbrook v. Parkinson, for plaintiff, breach of warranty on winder, 1999
Valmet v. Beloit, Wisconsin, for plaintiff, patent infringement including deposition, 1997
Bradley White et al. V A&F et al, Maine, for defendant, personal injury including deposition, 1997
Brown et al. v. Valmet et al., Mississippi, for defendant, personal injury including deposition, 1997
Cruz et al. v. Valmet, for defendant, personal injury including deposition, 1997
Barnes, Richardson & Colburn, customs classification of machinery, 1996
Roll Systems v. ESP, for plaintiff, patent infringement, 1993

Converting Quarterly
 
Roisum, David R. How can I measure roll length?  Converting Quarterly, pp 82, 2011 Quarter 1
Roisum, David R. What is the best wrap angle for a load-cell roller?  Converting Quarterly, pp 88, 2011 Quarter 2
Roisum, David R. How does an arch keep webs flat?  Converting Quarterly, pp 80, 2011 Quarter 3
Roisum, David R. What are the best ways to classify and name converting-process defects?  Converting Quarterly, pp 104, 2011 Quarter 4
Roisum, David R. What is the best cover hardness? Converting Quarterly, 2012 Quarter 1
Roisum, David R. The essentials of tension control. Converting Quarterly, 2012 Quarter 2
Roisum, David R. Web product development. Converting Quarterly, 2012 Quarter 2
Roisum, David R. Narrow web handling. Converting Quarterly, 2012 Quarter 3
Roisum, David R. The case for cantilevering. Converting Quarterly, 2012 Quarter 4
   
Converting Magazine Publications
 
Roisum, David R. Web Works Extra. Converting Magazine, pp 44-49, May 2008.
Roisum, David R. Upgrade your web line. Converting Magazine, pp 30-32, July 2007.
Roisum, David R. Process Automation, Kudos and cautions. Converting Magazine, pp 56-61, June 2002.
Roisum, David R. To control costs: Work smarter. Converting Magazine, pp 44-47, September 2001.
Roisum, David R. What do we do with all this data? Converting Magazine, pp 62-66, May 2001.
Larson, Melissa & Roisum, David R.  How Safe are you? Converting Magazine, pp 58-59, February 2001.
Roisum, David R. Has the Novelty of Modern Displays Outworn Their Welcome? Converting Magazine, pp 40-42, July 1999.
Roisum, David R. Pushing Web Handling to the Limit. Converting Magazine, pp 72-76, May 1999.
Roisum, David R. Plant-wide information systems are the future. Converting Magazine, pp 58, 60, July 1998.
Roisum, David R. Waste is not a dirty word. Converting Magazine, pp 64-66, August 1997.
Roisum, David R. How to Develop and Rate Machine Builders. Converting Magazine, pp 50-52, July 1997.
Roisum, David R. Process Automation + a Quality Product. Converting Magazine, pp 26-39, May 1997.
Roisum, David R. Progressive Web Machine Controls Provide Options. Converting Magazine, pp 110-111, Sept 1996.
Roisum, David R. The Marvel of On-Line Web Inspection. Converting Magazine, pp 40, July 1996.
Roisum, David R. The Well-Proven Principles of Web Spreading. Converting Magazine, pp 60-64, November 1995.
Roisum, David R. Easy Ways to Keep Static Under Control. Converting Magazine, Technical Report, pp 38-40, September 1995.
Roisum, David R. A Guide to Roller Sizing and Selection. Converting Magazine, Technical Report, pp 48-50, March 1995.
Roisum, David R. The Profile of a Nip. Converting Magazine, Technical Report, pp 44-46, June 1994.
Roisum, David R. What causes poor roll edges? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 110, April 2010.
Roisum, David R. What causes poor winder starts? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 40, March 2010.
Roisum, David R. What are the TTPs of Processing? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 48, Feb 2010.
Roisum, David R. How many process knobs does your machine have? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 40, Jan 2010.
Roisum, David R. How do the TNT’s affect the wound roll? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 40, Dec 2009.
Roisum, David R. What are the TNT’s of winding? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 40, Nov 2009.
Roisum, David R. Why are accumulators so troublesome? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 40, Oct 2009.
Roisum, David R. How should I combat core crush? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 48, Sep 2009.
Roisum, David R. What causes a wound roll to telescope? Part II Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 44, Aug 2009.
Roisum, David R. What causes a wound roll to telescope? Part I Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 40, July 2009.
Roisum, David R. How can I improve release? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, June 2009.
Roisum, David R. How can I improve traction? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, May 2009.
Roisum, David R. What is a helper drive? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 134, April 2009.
Roisum, David R. What is the master-speed reference? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 54, Mar 2009.
Roisum, David R. What is a helper Drive? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, April 2009.
Roisum, David R. What is the master-speed reference? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 54, Mar 2009.
Roisum, David R. How can I measure wound roll diameter? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 54, Feb 2009.
Roisum, David R. How can I measure web and roll length? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 52, Jan 2009.
Roisum, David R. What tension is best for laminators? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 58, Dec 2008.
Roisum, David R. Web-handling: looking back and looking forward. Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 70, Nov 2008.
Roisum, David R. What do I need to know about web accumulators? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 76, Oct 2008.
Roisum, David R. What is the best winding curve? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 72, Sept 2008.
Roisum, David R. What is gap winding? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 72, Aug 2008.
Roisum, David R. What are the drawbacks to draw control? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 64, July 2008.
Roisum, David R. What is draw control? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 66, June 2008.
Roisum, David R. What do you mean by machine quality? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 66, May 2008.
Roisum, David R. What do you mean by process and product quality? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 142, April 2008.
Roisum, David R. When do I need to align my machine? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 64, March 2008.
Roisum, David R. How closely do I need to align my machine? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 72, Feb 2008.
Roisum, David R. Can you apply DFM to winding? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 68, Jan 2008.
Roisum, David R. How can I wind material with a bad gage variation? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, December 2007.
Roisum, David R. What is the best taper to run on my winder? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, November 2007.
Roisum, David R. What is the best instrument for measuring wound-roll quality? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 76, Oct 2007.
Roisum, David R. How can I calibrate load cells? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 68, Aug 2007.
Roisum, David R. What should I expect of pneumatic trim-removal systems? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 72, July 2007.
Roisum, David R. How can I take away trim? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 72, June 2007.
Roisum, David R. What is your favorite troubleshooting method? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 96, May 2007.
Roisum, David R. What is your favorite management program? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 84, April 2007.
Roisum, David R. What is the most important web-handling sensor? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 84, March 2007.
Roisum, David R. What can I do about wrinkles? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 64, Feb 2007.
Roisum, David R. Is it hard to speed up a line? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 56, Jan 2007.
Roisum, David R. Why does my web shift at roll change? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 64, Dec 2006.
Roisum, David R. What is the best way to float a web? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 74, Nov 2006.
Roisum, David R. Why should I spread near slitters? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 86, Oct 2006.
Roisum, David R. Why would I want to skew rollers? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 86, Sep 2006.
Roisum, David R. What is the best way to tape rollers? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 76, Aug 2006.
Roisum, David R. Is flat always the best profile? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 74, July 2006.
Roisum, David R. What is the best type of grooving for my rollers? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 70, June 2006.
Roisum, David R. Why can’t I spread out a baggy web? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 78, May 2006.
Roisum, David R. Must I endure baggy webs? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 66, Mar 2006.
Roisum, David R. Why are rollers grooved? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 74, Feb 2006.
Roisum, David R. What is the best surface for my roller? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 56, Jan 2006.
Roisum, David R. What are good sources of web-handling data? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 56, Dec 2005.
Roisum, David R. What are good sources of web-handling knowledge? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 60, Nov 2005.
Roisum, David R. When should I use centerwind assist? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 88, Sept 2005.
Roisum, David R. When should I use gap winding? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 78, Aug 2005.
Roisum, David R. Why should I NOT use slip-core winding? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 64, July 2005.
Roisum, David R. Why should I use slip-core winding? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 82, June 2005.
Roisum, David R. How trustworthy is that measurement? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 168, May 2005.
Roisum, David R. How can I measure footage? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 106, April 2005.
Roisum, David R. How do you define machine reliability? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 92, March 2005.
Roisum, David R. How do you define machine quality? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 84, Feb 2005.
Roisum, David R. How can I read roll edge? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 64, Jan 2005.
Roisum, David R. How important is wound roll edge quality? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 58, Dec, 2004.
Roisum, David R. How big should my rollers be? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 58, Nov, 2004.
Roisum, David R. Do dancers absorb tension variations? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 72, Sept, 2004.
Roisum, David R. How can I measure Gage profile? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 64, Aug, 2004.
Roisum, David R. How does gage profile affect winding? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 66, July, 2004.
Roisum, David R. How would I adjust nip load on my winder? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 72, June, 2004.
Roisum, David R. How can I adjust tension to improve winding? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 56, May, 2004.
Roisum, David R. What can we do to improve tension control? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 84, April, 2004.
Roisum, David R. Why do guides work so well? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 64, March, 2004.
Roisum, David R. Why are we having more drive difficulties? – an opinion. Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 64, February, 2004.
Roisum, David R. Are we having more drive difficulties? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 56, January, 2004.
Roisum, David R. Can I hide defects by winding loose? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 68, December 2003.
Roisum, David R. How can I troubleshoot and treat winding defects? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 68, November 2003.
Roisum, David R. How do I prevent wrinkles from forming? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 72, September 2003.
Roisum, David R. What are the best splicing techniques? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 60, August 2003.
Roisum, David R. How does differential or slip core winding work? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 60, July 2003.
Roisum, David R. How do caliper variations affect winding? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 80, June 2003.
Roisum, David R. What is the best nip control? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 64, May 2003.
Roisum, David R. What is the best kind of guide? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 108, April 2003.
Roisum, David R. What are the challenges of width? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 118, March 2003.
Roisum, David R. How do I know if my tension control is working well? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 80, February 2003.
Roisum, David R. How can I speed up my machine? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 64, January 2003.
Roisum, David R. How can I map defects? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 18, December, 2002.
Roisum, David R. Can a bowed roller treat bagginess? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 22, November, 2002.
Roisum, David R. Can a bowed roller cause bagginess? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 20, September 2002.
Roisum, David R. What is the best winding curve or taper? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 22, August 2002.
Roisum, David R. What is the best winding tension? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 18, July 2002.
Roisum, David R. How do I know if my process is level? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 26, June 2002.
Roisum, David R. Why does my wound roll have flared ends? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 18, May 2002.
Roisum, David R. How can I prevent wrinkling? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 28, April 2002.
Roisum, David R. Why isn’t my web flat? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 18, March 2002.
Roisum, David R. What is the optimum roll diameter? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 26, February 2002.
Roisum, David R. What is the optimum core size? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 22, January 2002.
Roisum, David R. What Causes Wound Roll Tin-canning? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 32, December 2001.
Roisum, David R. What causes Laminate Tunneling? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 28, November 2001.
Roisum, David R. When is Sliding Desirable? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 34, October 2001.
Roisum, David R. When is Traction Desirable? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, September 2001.
Roisum, David R. How can I decurl a web? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, August 2001.
Roisum, David R. Is there more than one type of curl? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 29, July 2001.
Roisum, David R. What is the most serious oversight in working with customers? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 34, June 2001.
Roisum, David R. What is the most serious oversight in the web business? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 38, May 2001.
Roisum, David R. How do I know if winding caused my defect? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 52, April 2001.
Roisum, David R. Must we have a pilot line? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 40, March 2001.
Roisum, David R. What are the pros and cons of cantilevered machinery? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 28, February 2001.
Roisum, David R. How can I change the amount of spreading? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 20, January 2001.
Roisum, David R. Why are my defects worse in summer or winter? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, December 2000.
Roisum, David R. Why is neatness so important? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 22, November 2000.
Roisum, David R. Why is plant lighting so important? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 22, October 2000.
Roisum, David R. What makes a good converting team? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, September 2000.
Roisum, David R. When should I use spiral grooved rollers? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 24, August 2000.
Roisum, David R. When should reverse crown rollers be used? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 24, July 2000.
Roisum, David R. When should crowned rollers be used? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, June 2000.
Roisum, David R. Can there be too much bow on a spreader? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 44, May 2000.
Roisum, David R. How are Load cells properly used? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 36, April 2000.
Roisum, David R. Choosing the best slitting method. Converting Magazine, Slitter-Rewinder Supplement, pp 6, April 2000.
Roisum, David R. Keeping the air out. Converting Magazine, Slitter-Rewinder Supplement, pp 16, April 2000.
Roisum, David R. Are there dangers with dancer control? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 46, March 2000.
Roisum, David R. Are there dangers with draw control? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, February 2000.
Roisum, David R. Are there different ways of stopping a machine? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, January 2000.
Roisum, David R. What is the master speed reference? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 46, December 1999.
Roisum, David R. Why do my rolls dish during winding? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, November 1999.
Roisum, David R. Why are my rolls telescoping during storage? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp , October 1999.
Roisum, David R. Why is my calender roll wrinkling my web? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 34, September 1999.
Roisum, David R. How can I keep rollers from marking my web? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 24, August 1999.
Roisum, David R. Are my electricians energized? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 36, June 1999.
Roisum, David R. Are my mechanics masterful? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 32, May 1999.
Roisum, David R. Are my machine operators operating proficiently? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 52, April 1999.
Roisum, David R. Why does my wound roll have ridges? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 44, March 1999.
Roisum, David R. Why are my web’s edges baggy? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, February 1999.
Roisum, David R. What type of foundation is best for my machine? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 32, January 1999.
Roisum, David R. Why doesn’t my machine start and stop gracefully? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 20, December 1998.
Roisum, David R. What is your favorite problem solving techniques? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 26, November 1998.
Roisum, David R. What does it take to become a good problem solver? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 38, September 1998.
Roisum, David R. How should I define the goals of my project? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 38, September 1998.
Roisum, David R. What converting project should I work on? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 38, August 1998.
Roisum, David R. Are my pneumatic controls healthy? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, June 1998.
Roisum, David R. Are my controls ergonomic? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 38, May 1998.
Roisum, David R. What does percentage means on my control benchboard? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 34, April 1998.
Roisum, David R. How can I keep my wound roll round? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 34, March 1998.
Roisum, David R. How can I keep air out of my wound roll? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 32, February 1998.
Roisum, David R. What causes a roll to star or buckle? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 22, January 1998.
Roisum, David R. What causes a roll corrugation? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, December 1997.
Roisum, David R. What Causes a roll to telescope? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, November 1997.
Roisum, David R. Why is my roll’s edge rough? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 28, October 1997.
Roisum, David R. Why does my web move sideways during speed changes? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 32, September 1997.
Roisum, David R. How do I get rid of Edge Trim? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, August 1997.
Roisum, David R. How do I set up a Shear Slitter? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 30, July 1997.
Roisum, David R. What is the Best Type of Shear Slitter? Converting Magazine, Web Works Column, pp 34, June 1997.
Roisum, David R. How Can I Improve the Performance of a Score Slitter? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 24, May 1997.
Roisum, David R. How are Laser and Razor Slitters Used? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 38, April 1997.
Roisum, David R. What is the Best Slitting Method? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 38, March 1997.
Roisum, David R. Why Isn’t my Bowed Roller Spreading the Web? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 26, Feb 1997.
Roisum, David R. Should I Question the Value of Process Controls? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 20, Jan 1997.
Roisum, David R. Is My Spreader Working? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 24, Dec 1996.
Roisum, David R. How Can I Reduce Vibration? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 24, Nov 1996.
Roisum, David R. How Much Vibration is Too Much? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 22, Oct 1996.
Roisum, David R. Is My Drive Healthy? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 28, Sept 1996.
Roisum, David R. Should I Consider Installing a Wider or Faster Machine? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 42, Aug 1996.
Roisum, David R. When and Where Do I Need a Drive? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 24, July 1996.
Roisum, David R. What Type of Drive Should I Use? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, June 1996.
Roisum, David R. How Can I Reduce Web Flutter? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 24, April 1996.
Roisum, David R. What is the Best Spacing Between Rollers? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, March 1996.
Roisum, David R. How Much Wrap Do I Need on my Rollers? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 22, February 1996.
Roisum, David R. How Big Should My Rollers Be? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 24, January 1996.
Roisum, David R. Where Can I Learn About Web Handling? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 20, December 1995.
Roisum, David R. How Can I Align My Machine? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 24, November 1995.
Roisum, David R. Composite Low Inertia Rollers. Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 24, October 1995.
Roisum, David R. Do I Need a Nip for Traction? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 22, September 1995.
Roisum, David R. Why Are My Rollers Grooved? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 26, August 1995.
Roisum, David R. How Can I Control Width Accurately? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 20, July 1995.
Roisum, David R. What is the Best Way to Measure Length? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 22, June 1995.
Roisum, David R. How Can I Fix a Baggy Web? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 20, April 1995.
Roisum, David R. How Can I Reduce Laminator Curl? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 22, March 1995.
Roisum, David R. How does Draw Control Work? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 16, February 1995.
Roisum, David R. How do Dancers Work? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 16, January 1995.
Roisum, David R. How do I Measure Web Tension? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 16, December 1994.
Roisum, David R. What Tension Should I Run? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 20, November 1994.
Roisum, David R. How can I Improve My Workforce? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 16, October 1994.
Roisum, David R. How can I Reduce Waste? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 20, September 1994.
Roisum, David R. How can I Improve Productivity, Part II. Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 24, August 1994.
Roisum, David R. How can I Improve Productivity, Part I. Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 22, July 1994.
Roisum, David R. What Causes Diagonal Shear Wrinkles? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 22, June 1994.
Roisum, David R. What Causes a Baggy Web? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 22, April 1994.
Roisum, David R. What Causes Machine Direction Trough Wrinkles? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 22, March 1994.
Roisum, David R. Why is My Web Wrinkled? Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 16, February 1994.
Roisum, David R. Web Handling. Converting Magazine, Web Works column, pp 16, January 1994.
   
Other Papers and Publications
   
Roisum, David R. Roller Alignment – Standards. AIMCAL Web Handling Conference, Prague June 2012 and Myrtle Beach Oct 2012.
Roisum, David R. Roller Alignment – Mechanics. AIMCAL Web Handling Conference, Prague June 2012 and Myrtle Beach Oct 2012.
Roisum, David R. A Century of Web Handling Literature. 11th Int’l Conf on Web Handling, June 2011.
Roisum, David R. Dead Trees and Web Handling. Applied Web Handling Conference, AIMCAL, May 2010.
Roisum, David R. A Mechanistic Survey of Accumulating, Resonant, and Self-Exciting Systems in Web Handling. 10th Int’l Conf on Web Handling, June 2009.
Roisum, David R. Troubleshooting Baggy Webs, 2nd AWEB Conf, AIMCAL, May 7 2008.
Roisum, David R. What We Know (that just ain’t so) – Myth busting in web handling. 9th Int’l Conf on Web Handling, June 2007.
Roisum, David R. What We Know (that just ain’t so) – Myth busting in web handling. TAPPI PLACE Conf, St Louis, September 2007.
Roisum, David R. What We Know (that just ain’t so) – Myth busting in web handling. AIMCAL Fall Tech Conf., Phoenix, October 2007.
Roisum, David R. What is the Best Tension for My Machine? 1st AWEB Conf, AIMCAL, May 2006.
Roisum, David R. What is the Best Tension for My Machine? TAPPI PLACE Conf, Cincinnati, Sept 2006.
Roisum, David R. What is the Best Tension for My Machine? AIMCAL Fall Tech Conf, Reno, Oct 2006.
Roisum, David R. What is the Best Roller Size for My Machine? 1st AWEB Conf, AIMCAL, May 2006.
Roisum, David R. What is the Best Roller Size for My Machine? TAPPI PLACE Conf, Cincinnati, Sept 2006.
Roisum, David R. Optimization by Integrating Engineering and Business Models. TAPPI PLACE, Keynote address, Las Vegas, Oct 26, 2005.
Roisum, David R. Optimization by Integrating Engineering and Business Models. 8th Int’l Conf on Web Handling, Oklahoma State Univ., June 5-8, 2005.
Roisum, David R. Optimization by Integrating Engineering and Business Models. AIMCAL/CEMA/CMM Shortcourse, Chicago, April 18, 2005.
Roisum, David R. Nip Impressions. AIMCAL Fall Tech Conf., Charleston, October 24-27, 2004.
Roisum, David R. Nip Impressions. TAPPI PLACE Conf, Indianapolis, August 2004.
Roisum, David R. Thinking Thin. AIMCAL Fall Tech Conf., Charleston, October 24-27, 2004.
Roisum, David R. Thinking Thin. CMM Int’l Conf, T4 Coating Session, April 15, 2003.
Roisum, David R. Thinking Thin. 7th Int’l Conf on Web Handling, Oklahoma State Univ., June 1-4, 2003.
Roisum, David R. Telescoping of Adhesive Coated Wound Rolls. TAPPI PLACE, Conf. Proc., September 9-12, 2002, Boston MA.
Roisum, David R. Challenges Upstream and Downstream of the Winder. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf, San Antonio, December 2-6, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Troubleshooting Baggy Webs. Pulp and Paper Canada, October 2006.
Roisum, David R. Troubleshooting Baggy Webs. 2nd Applied Web Handling Conference, AIMCAL, May 2006.
Roisum, David R. Baggy Webs: Making, Measurement and Mitigation thereof. TAPPI PLACE Expanded Summary, Paper Film Foil Converter Magazine, April 2002.
Roisum, David R. Baggy Webs: Making, Measurement and Mitigation thereof. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf, San Antonio, December 2-6, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Baggy Webs: Making, Measurement and Mitigation thereof. AIMCAL Fall Tech Conf, October 22, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Baggy Webs: Making, Measurement and Mitigation thereof. TAPPI Polymers, Laminations and Coatings Conf. Proc., San Diego, August 26-30, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Baggy Webs: Making, Measurement and Mitigation thereof. 6th Int’l Conf on Web Handling, Oklahoma State Univ., June 10-13, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Baggy Webs: Making, Measurement and Mitigation thereof. CEMA Shortcourse., Chicago, April 23, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Secrets of a Level Product and Process. Solutions!, August 2002.
Roisum, David R. Secrets of a Level Product and Process. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf, San Antonio, December 2-6, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Secrets of a Level Product and Process. AIMCAL Fall Tech Conf, October 22, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Secrets of a Level Product and Process. TAPPI Polymers, Laminations and Coatings Conf. Proc., San Diego, August 26-30, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Secrets of a Level Product and Process. CEMA Shortcourse., Chicago, April 23, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Creative Problem Solving. TAPPI Polymers, Laminations and Coatings Conf. Proc., Chicago, August 38-31, 2000.
Roisum, David R. Creative Problem Solving. TAPPI Flexible Packaging Troubleshooting Shortcourse., Boston, April 3-6, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Creative Problem Solving. AIMCAL Fall Tech Conf, October 22, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Creative Problem Solving. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf, San Antonio, December 2-6, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Creative Problem Solving. TAPPI Flexible Packaging Troubleshooting Shortcourse., Green Bay, June 3, 2002.
Roisum, David R. Creative Problem Solving. CEMA Technical Mtg, Lake Tahoe, June 7, 2002.
Roisum, David R. Roller Rules. Rubber Roller Group Mtg, Nashville, April 13-15, 2000.
Roisum, David R. Good Gravy, Davy. Tappi J., vol 83, no 2, pp 54, February 2000.
Roisum, David R. Where Do Problems Come From? Tappi J., vol 82, no 11, pp 57, November 1999.
Roisum, David R. Winder Wisdom. Tappi J., vol 82, no 10, pp 86-91, October 1999.
Roisum, David R. Winder Wisdom. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc, October 4-8, 1999.
Roisum, David R. Critical Thinking in Converting. Tappi J., vol 81, no 10, pp 93-98, October 1998.
Roisum, David R. Critical Thinking in Converting. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc, October 4-8, 1998.
Roisum, David R. Reading a Roll. Tappi J., vol 81, no 4, pp 205-211, April 1998.
Roisum, David R. Reading a Roll. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc, September 22-24, 1997.
Roisum, David R. Reading a Roll. 4th Int'l Conf. on Web Handling Proc., Web Handling Research Center, Oklahoma State Univ, June 1-4, 1997.
Roisum, David R. The Mechanics of Wrinkling. Tappi J., vol 79, no 10, pp 217-226, October 1996.
Roisum, David R. The Mechanics of Wrinkling. AIMCAL Fall Tech Conf, October 2000.
Roisum, David R. Wrinkling of Thin Webs. Proc Soc of Vacuum Coaters, April 18-23, 1998.
Roisum, David R. The Mechanics of Wrinkling. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc, Oct. 6-9, 1996.
Roisum, David R. The Mechanics of Wrinkling. TAPPI Polymers, Laminations and Coatings Conf. Proc, Sept. 8-11, 1996.
Roisum, David R. The Care and Handling of Nonwovens. TAPPI Nonwovens Conf. Proc., Charlotte, NC., March 11-13, 1996.
Roisum, David R. The Ten Commandments of Web Machine Design. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc., San Diego, CA, pp 113-118, October 15-18, 1995.
Roisum, David R. The 10 Commandments of Web Machine Design. 3rd Int'l Conf. on Web Handling, Oklahoma State Univ., June 18-21, 1995.
Roisum, David R. The 10 Commandments of Web Machine Design. CEMA, Chicago, March 1996.
Roisum, David R. Bulk and Firmness: A Product and Process Design Science. Tissue Technology Symposium Conf. Proc., hosted by Paper Converting Machine Co., Green Bay, Feb 22-23, 1995.
Roisum, David R. Nip Induced Defects of Wound Rolls. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc., Chicago, pp 89-98, October 2-5, 1994.
Roisum, David R. The Mechanics of Web Spreading - Parts I & II. Tappi J., vol 76, no 10, pp 63-70, October 1993 and vol 76, no 12, pp 75-86, December 1993.
Roisum, David R. The Mechanics of Web Spreading. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf, San Antonio, December 2-6, 2001.
Roisum, David R. Web Spreading. AIMCAL Fall Tech. Conf. Proc., October 2000.
Roisum, David R. The Mechanics of Web Spreading. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc., New Orleans, pp 87-108, October 24-27, 1993.
Roisum, David R. The Mechanics of Web Spreading. 2nd Int'l Conf. on Web Handling, Oklahoma State Univ, June 6-9, 1993.
Roisum, David R. Web Spreading. AIMCAL 1995 Fall Tech. Conf. Proc., Atlanta, October 2-4, 1995.
Roisum, David R. Moisture Effects on Webs and Rolls. Tappi J., vol 76, no 6, pp 129-138, June 1993.
Roisum, David R. Moisture Effects on Webs and Rolls. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc., Nashville, pp 37-52, October 18-21, 1992.
Baum, Scott A. and Roisum, David R. Caliper Effects on Wound Roll Density. Tappi J., vol 74, no 7, July 1991.
Baum, Scott A. and Roisum, David R. Caliper Effects on Wound Roll Density. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc., Houston, pp 129-138, October 6-10, 1991.
Roisum, David R. Wound Roll Stresses from Displacement Measurements. 1st Int'l Conf. on Web Handling, Oklahoma State Univ, pp 17-31, May 19-22, 1991.
Roisum, David R. The Measurement of Web Stresses During Roll Winding. Oklahoma State Univ., Web Handling Research Center, Ph.D. Thesis, May 1990.
Roisum, David R. Runnability of Paper, Parts I & II. Tappi J., vol 73, no 1, pp 97-101, January 1990 and vol 73, no 2, pp 101-106, February 1990.
Roisum, David R. Runnability of Paper. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc., Kansas City MO, pp 41-58, October 1-5, 1989.
Roisum, David R. Runnability of Paper. Quality Assurance, TAPPI PRESS, 1991.
Roisum, David R. How to Measure Roll Quality. Tappi J., vol 71, no 10, pp 91-103, October 1988.
Roisum, David R. Roll Quality Measurement. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc., October 1988.
Roisum, David R. How to Measure Roll Quality. Quality Assurance, TAPPI PRESS, 1991.
Roisum, David R. Tissue Winder Vibration. Perini J., vol 13, no 8, pp 33-36, August 1998.
Roisum, David R. Winder Vibration Can Reduce Operating Efficiency and Increase Maintenance. Tappi J., vol 71, no 1, pp 87-96, January 1988.
Roisum, David R. Winder Vibration. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc., October 1987.
Roisum, David R. Paper Stresses During Winding. Winding Technology Conf. Proc., Swedish Newsprint Research Center (TFL), Stockholm, March 16-17, 1986.
Roisum, David R. A History of Paper Stresses During Winding. TAPPI Finishing and Converting Conf. Proc. (Mobile), October 1986.
   
Shortcourses Taught
   
Roisum, David R. Web Handling and Converting.
Approximately 60 seminars and 1,200 students 1993-1999
CMM, ½ day session, Chicago, April 2001
CPPA, 1 day session, ThunderBay Ontario, September 1998
Roisum, David R. Critical Thinking in Converting.
Four seminars and 60 students 1998-1999
AIMCAL Fall Tech Conf., October 2000
Roisum, David R. The Mechanics of Winding.
Three seminars and 60 students 1998-1999
Roisum, David R. Winding.
TAPPI Calendering and Winding Shortcourse, Appleton WI, 1996.
TAPPI Calendering and Winding Shortcourse, Spring Grove PA, 1994.
Roisum, David R. Bulk and Firmness - A Product and Process Design Science.
TAPPI Tissue Runnability Seminar, April 1998.
TAPPI Tissue Runnability Seminar, April 1997.
TAPPI Tissue Runnability Seminar, April 1996
Tissue Technology Symposium, PCMC, Green Bay, February 1995.
Shortcourses Attended Only
   
Drives in Web Handling – AIMCAL, May 2010
Critical Thinking. American Management Association, February 2001.
Troubleshooting in the Converting Industry. TAPPI, May 2000.
Innovative Engineering. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, March 1999.
Managing Multiple Projects. Skillpath, December 1998.
Web Coating Processes & Applications. Center for Prof. Advancement., November 1997.
Web Handling. Web Handling Research Center, November 1994.
BladeRunners Seminar. Tidland Corp., 1994.
Digital Control Systems Training. Reliance Electric, February 1986.
Winder Maintenance. Beloit, May 1985.
Effective Technical Writing. Management Resources Association. May 1985.
Robotics. Heathkit, June 1984.
Robotics and Industrial Electronics. Heathkit, January 1984.
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