Calculators/Tools

The calculators listed below are in MS Excel spreadsheet format (.xls). Clicking on the calculator's name will download the file to your computer. In some cases, a dialogue box may pop up requesting a Username and Password. If it does, please click the Cancel button and the download will proceed.

 


Banded Roll Calculator

Utilize this calculator to assist when designing a banded roll for trial. If you are not sure how many bands to place on the anilox roll, how big to make the bands, what volumes the band should be or how to convert from Metric to Imperial, this calculator will assist you in this process.

How to Use: Simply enter the data you would like to convert into the highlighted cells and the calculator will assist you with your measurements, spacing and volumes to be placed on the test anilox roll.

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Circumference to Diameter Conversions

Utilize this calculator to assist when you would like to convert circumference to diameter. If you do not have a pi (π) measurement tape, you can use a standard measurement tape, wrap it around the anilox roll and read the measurement.

How to Use: Enter the circumference measurement you would like to convert into the highlighted cells and the calculator will convert the circumference measurement to diameter.

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Converting Different Volume Methods

Utilize this conversion chart to cross reference calculated/scope volume to Echotopography volume.

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Depth to Opening Conversions

Utilize this calculator to assist when you would like to know what the depth to opening ratio is on your anilox roll inventory.

How to Use:  Enter the data you would like to convert into the highlighted cells and the calculator will calculate the depth to opening ratio of your anilox roll cells.

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Dot Area Reference Sheet

Use this spreadsheet as a reference for dot area size. The spreadsheet is broken down by linescreens in both imperial and metric measurements from 45 l/s up to 200 l/s and from 1% to 50% dots.

How to Use: This spreadsheet provides information that can be utilized to see if dot size is increasing from pre-press to press or if the anilox roll has the correct ratio of cells to dots.

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Grams/m2 to Pounds/ft1 Calculator

Utilize this calculator to assist in the conversion from Grams per meter squared to feet or vice versa.  This can be used when working on coating weights or the application of adhesive, coatings, inks etc.

How to Use:  Enter the data you would like to convert into the highlighted cells and the calculator will convert the data for you.

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Harper GraphicSolutions' Theoretical Volume Calculators

Utilize these calculators to calculate anilox roll volume for 60°, 30°, 45° or Trihelical engravings.

How to Use:  Enter the linescreen, depth and opening measurements and calculate the current volume of your anilox roll.

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Metric to BCM Conversions

Utilize this calculator to assist when you would like to convert metric volume measurement to BCM measurement.

How to Use:  Enter the data you would like to convert into the highlighted cells and the calculator will convert the data from metric to BCM.

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Metric to LPI Conversions

Utilize this calculator to assist in the conversion from Centimeters to Lines per inch.  This can be used when converting art work or anilox roll specifications from Metric to Imperial.

How to Use:  Simply enter your data into the highlighted cells and the calculator will convert your data for you.

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Temperature, Liquid and Weight Conversions

Utilize this calculator to assist in the conversions of temperatures, liquids and weights from Metric to Imperial.

How to Use:  Enter the data you would like to convert into the highlighted cells and the calculator will convert the data for you.

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