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CALENDER. An almanac. Julius Caesar ordained that the Roman year should consist of 365 days, except every fourth year, which should contain 366, the additional day to be reckoned by counting the twenty-fourth day of February (which was the 6th of the calends of March) twice. See Bissextile is period of time exceeds the solar year by eleven minutes or thereabouts, which amounts to the error of a day in about 131 years. In 1582, the error amounted to eleven days or more, which was corrected by Pope Gregory. Out of this correction grew the distinction between Old and New Style. The Gregorian or New Style was introduced into England in 1752, the 2d day of September (0. S.) of that year being reckoned as the 14th day of September, (N. S.) glee Almanac.

CALENDER, crim. law. A list of prisoners, containing their names, the time when they were committed, and by whom, and the cause of their commitments.

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Incidentally, calendering is not confined to thermoplastics.
Magnetic clusters can also produce noise; therefore, Imation's impingement process ensures a homogenous formulation with smaller particle sizes properly oriented through quiescent drying and tightly compressed in-line utilizing Imation's proprietary calendering process.
The rope travels about 20 ft from the extruder to the sheet line, where it's fed in a loose figure eight into the calendering rolls.
For calendering applications, RHL will exhibit the Syncast polyamide calender sleeve, made on the world's most technically-advanced centrifugal casting machine.
For this reason Nomex is suited to high-temperature calendering, where alternative roll cover materials would quickly break down.
APPLICATION: A combination of traditional and new measurement techniques to analyze the effects of calendering on paper properties is introduced.
Calendering processes are still indispensable in the finishing of technical textiles and vital to the quality of the final product.
This specialist in thickness measurement and control solutions for adhesive, vinyl and rubber calendering processes offers a completely redesigned web site and has published two industry-specific brochures.
Syncast Polyamide covers over existing cotton-filled rolls and revolutionizes geotextile calendering The exciting news for existing geotextile calender users is that Syncast covers can be fitted over existing cotton-filled calender rolls.
Results showed that the same or better barrier properties can be achieved with calendering or surface coating, with lower energy input.
An unusual three-layer cast-film line in Denmark makes flexible PVC medical film less expensively then calendering. It's the first PVC cast-film line from Krauss-Maffei of Germany, which has U.S.
New investment during 2012 by US technical nonwovens producers highlights the benefits of calendering and water extraction technology.