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Yankee Dryer Shell Thickness Measurement Techniques

This article discusses yankee dryer shell thickness measurement techniques and reviews the types of measurement differences (variances) that may occur depending upon the measurement method, the shell conditions (temperature and pressure), and the shell materials (gray cast iron and welded steel).

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Reducing MRO Inventory Using RCM Principles

Tissue mills can benefit as well as paper mills producing all grades JAY SHELLOGG Tissue mills, like many other capital intensive industries, know that cost cutting from the maintenance budget can be a difficult task when done in an environment of fixing broken equipment. With no understanding of when and why equipment is failing, there are too many unknowns to ...

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Making the Most of Opportunity in Tissue?

Futura CEO muses about tissue’s success and how to sustain it from here on FABIO BOSCHI The key economic drivers in the world today are arguable, but the following list is widely accepted: population expansion, climate change, the energy crisis, globalization, increasing life expectancy, continuous technological change, the world’s poorest and their strife for a better deal, and economic growth. ...

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PrimeService for Modern Tissue Machines: Extending Life Cycle Key to Lower Costs

MARK RUSHTON Andritz AG, Graz, Austria, is strengthening its service activities for tissue machines and has a series of new tools designed to make life a lot less complicated for mill managers and production personnel. Tissue 360o magazine recently met with two key Andritz service people, Johannes Kraxner and Erwin Walcher, to discuss new ideas for an ever-challenging service environment. ...

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Sheet Structure Process Effect on Tissue Properties

  Analysis compares TAD, UCTAD, ADT, eTAD, ATMOS, NTT processes BRUCE W. JANDAConventional pressed tissue processes are increasingly being supplanted by “structured tissue processes” for increased product performance. Through Air Drying (TAD) is the best known of these structured tissue processes. TAD has experienced a renaissance over the past decade. More than 30 percent of USA tissue capacity is now ...

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ST Tissue Launches PM 5 Conversion to Tissue at Virginia Mill

feature Second tissue machine that previously made fine papers at Franklin builds on success of PM 6 conversion in 2013, boosting mill’s tissue production capacity for AfH markets to 120,000 tpy KEN PATRICK A little more than four years ago, in February 2013, ST Tissue brought online one of the widest, if not the widest, and most cost-effective tissue machines ...

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