Development of initial dewatering at shoe and blade gap former

A. Puurtinen, Juha Salmela, Pasi Selenius, Antti Koponen

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Abstract

In this study parameters affecting the initial dewatering at the shoe and blade gap former have been studied. The results are based on a novel technique that directly measures the development of the stock thickness at the forming shoe between two fabrics. The results showed that the forming shoe dimensioning had a significant effect on the development of the stock thickness along the forming shoe. Dewatering was improved, if the forming shoe vacuum or the fabric tension was increased. Web consistency at the trailing edge of the forming shoe was found to be independent of the basis weight. Changing the jet/wire ratios did not cause any measurable differences in the dewatering rates.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPaper Conference and Trade Show 2010 (PaperCon 2010)
Subtitle of host publicationAtlanta, Georgia, USA, 2-5 May 2010
PublisherTAPPI Press
Pages1499-1520
Volume2
ISBN (Print)978-1-61738-789-0
Publication statusPublished - 2010
MoE publication typeD3 Professional conference proceedings
EventPaper Conference and Trade Show, PaperCon 2010 - Atlanta, United States
Duration: 2 May 20105 May 2010

Conference

ConferencePaper Conference and Trade Show, PaperCon 2010
CountryUnited States
CityAtlanta
Period2/05/105/05/10

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    Puurtinen, A., Salmela, J., Selenius, P., & Koponen, A. (2010). Development of initial dewatering at shoe and blade gap former. In Paper Conference and Trade Show 2010 (PaperCon 2010): Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2-5 May 2010 (Vol. 2, pp. 1499-1520). TAPPI Press.