Author Archives: Leslee Masters

Voith launches new generation of sensors

Voith has developed a new generation of sensors with regards to availability, reliability and maintenance handling. As the main components of the Quality Measurement System, the sensors measure the most important quality parameters of the paper being produced, such as basis weight, moisture, caliper and ash. The Quality Control System reduces as much as possible the variability in machine direction ...

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Rack ’Em!

Even Alabama’s diviest dive bar wasn’t enough to throw me off my game.

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UpElement: Unique Felt Technology to Quickly Reach Full Production Speed

Voith introduces UpElement to its expanding portfolio of tissue press fabrics. The modular treatment increases efficiency by achieving significantly faster startup times. Through an optimized surface enhancement, UpElement improves dewatering properties during startup. As a result, manufacturers benefit from a higher production yield over the run of one felt cycle. Smooth performance during startup is crucial for maximum efficiency in ...

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Chemicals Play Key Role in Food Packaging

Chemicals are vital ingredients for modern-day papermaking; however, as the transition takes place from plastic to more fiber-based packaging, the role chemistry plays has become even more important. Mark Rushton sat down with Reetta Strengell, director of R&D and technology, Kemira.

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Solenis Growth Addresses Industry Trends

Solenis continues to focus on growth by developing value-added chemicals, process solutions, and monitoring and control systems for water-intensive industries.

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