Using ball valves for flow control allows a delayed-coker unit to continuously run at full capacity, making them the ideal control valve for these high solid applications.
Kimberly Clark Mexico operates many tissue mills in Mexico; one of them is located in Orizaba. As phase I of a major machine rebuild, KCM decided to replace one of their Yankee steam cylinders and simultaneously install a new state-of-the-art Yankee hood, process air systems and full heat recovery systems.
The previous chapter highlighted the history and safety of paper machine ceramics. This chapter covers common ceramic failures and causes.
A supply shortage of good and white conventional recycled papers can be felt in Europe and in many other places around the world. For different reasons concerning market evolution, this situation is expected to stay the same or even worsen in times to come. This has pushed the market to seek out alternative fibers.
In a previous article I mentioned filtration. It was the first part of a small excursion into the world of compressed air preparation... Today, we will move on to the second stage of our trip: regulation.
In today’s world of electrical energy, paper mills and box plants still prefer steam to deliver heat energy to their processes. To understand why steam technology remains the most effective process heat source for paper mills, box plants and many other process industries, it’s useful to understand its intrinsic benefits.