The primary function of a wire- and press section in a paper machine is to remove water from the paper sheet.
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.