In keeping with the quality and integrity of the Genuine Parts program, Kadant Solutions has developed Yankee doctor maintenance kits for the tissue making industry.
As the “life blood” of your plant’s operation, electric motors require special lubrication considerations. The theoretical design life of an electric motor is 20 years or more. Yet many tens of thousands of industrial electric motors end up in the trash pile prematurely. This results in an enormous loss for industries across the board.
Steam and condensate hardware often corrodes due to variations in system chemistry. This corrosion can be amplified by fluid flows which further erode surfaces. Many customers address this corrosion issue by replacing the hardware with stainless steel components or special coatings.
I was seventeen years old when I joined the Swedish Merchant Marines as an apprentice in the engine room of M/T Sven Salen, a 40,000 d.w.t. oil tanker with 24,000 hp on two huge diesel engines. At that time, this was one of the largest ships in the world and the largest to go through the Suez Canal.
An arch is a significant part of an expansion joint; it is the backbone of an expansion joint’s performance. The arch designates how the joint can move and the type of media allowed.
In papermaking, linting or dusting is the loss of fibers from the paper sheet. It typically occurs early in the drying process and creates buildup on dryers and wears doctor blades. It is also a fire hazard. Although linting occurs in the dryer section, it is not caused by the dryer section. It starts in the forming section.