Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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calender

Horizontal cast iron rolls with hardened, chilled surfaces resting one on another in a vertical bank at the dry end of the papermaking machine. The paper web is passed between all or part of the calender rolls to increase the smoothness and gloss of its surface. See also: SUPERCALENDER . (17 , 80 )




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