tear out

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s splice detection technology detects abrupt changes in web material thickness due to splices, tear outs or web breaks in high speed papermaking, coating, printing, laminating and other related conversion processes.
Code-Alarm's PowerCode Technology allows the customer, as well as the installer, the flexibility and versatility to easily add new features without time-consuming and expensive tear outs and reinstalls," Vassiliou said.
The interlocked grain can cause problems with planing, so a cutting angle of 20 degrees is recommended to help reduce the incidence of tear outs.