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The production of paper and fabrics includes the handling of rolls and reels at the end of the production process. These rolls must be moved from the forming or primary processing machines to other machines for further processing, or they must simply be stored correctly. Automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) are often used to automate the movement of these reels.
A damaged headbox apron lip is a common sight on a papermachine and a frequent cause of paper production quality problems.
It depends. If the dryer is running at a high speed (say, 3500 fpm) and the condensate is rimming, there may be no noticeable change in dryer drive power.
DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, and energy provider E.ON have today announced the signing of a major agreement to construct a state-of-the-art combined heat and power (CHP) facility at Kemsley Paper Mill in Kent.
Investment in recovery boilers and other energy efficient systems has increased electricity self-sufficiency of Mondi's mills far beyond EU requirements, also enabling contributions to local power grids.
CASE STUDY - Four of Thermal Energy International's (TEI) engineers travelled to the Resolute FP Canada Inc. ("Resolute") pulp and paper mill in Thunder Bay, Ontario to conduct an onsite survey and specification process to properly size and replace the facility's existing mechanical traps with high-efficiency GEMTM Steam Traps.
Maintenance managers and supervisors in tissue mills are required to work to budget and cut the costs of maintenance wherever possible. An efficient management of your TT SYD (Steel Yankee Dryer) helps reduce maintenance costs and avoiding the risk of emergency stops.
The Kadant Johnson Services team lives on the road installing and servicing dryer equipment. I recently sat down with Charlie Sammons, service supervisor and road warrior of 24 years.
Some of the jobs being performed by today’s technicians don’t even have names or descriptions, yet, and are being added on the fly to keep up with today’s innovative tools and advanced equipment condition-monitoring techniques.
12 September 2019, Poland - Paper Machinery Producer (PMP) recently signed a contract for the delivery of two rebuilds for the Press and Dryer Section for Asia Pulp & Paper Sinar Mas’ (APP) Pindo Deli Mill in Indonesia.
Cartiera Confalone is the protagonist of an important investment that will see the construction of a new advanced production base in Montoro, Avellino, with leading-edge tissue technology.
Back in the early 2000s, the management team at Resolute’s La Doré (Quebec) sawmill noticed that the workers responsible for sorting lumber during the night shift were susceptible to making errors when they became drowsy.
IST boiler was established in 1975 as a certified ASME manufacturing facility and was acquired by Canerector inc. in June 2018. With over 150 years of in-house industry experience, IST Boiler sets the industry standard for quality, service and supply.
A successful business is often one that takes good care of details. And when it comes to roll handling and wrapping, every detail counts. Automatic Handling takes care of every possible paper roll handling and wrapping detail by offering complete and tailored solutions to the pulp and paper industry.