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couch roll

[kooch, kouch] /kutʃ, kaʊtʃ/
noun, Papermaking.
1.
the roll on which a wet web is transferred from the paper machine to the couch.
Origin of couch roll
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • Stuff which runs too moist on the wire will often crush under the couch roll, producing a curdled appearance.

    From Paper-mill to Pressroom William Bond Wheelwright
  • The web of pulp is shown as it passes from the cylinder mold over the couch roll toward the driers.

    From Paper-mill to Pressroom William Bond Wheelwright
  • Beyond the couch roll is a series of press rolls, between which run endless felts to carry the soft, moist paper.

    From Paper-mill to Pressroom William Bond Wheelwright

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