Troubleshooting Paper Machine Problems Through Thermal Imaging

Troubleshooting Paper Machine Problems Through Thermal Imaging

Robin J. Thon, Albany International 

The Paper Industry has numerous processes that can provide a thermal imprint. The papermaking process is based on water removal through drainage, mechanical pressing and, the application of heat. We will review four case studies to represent only a few of the opportunities to troubleshoot the process.

– Coater mark

– High pressure shower nozzles

– Cross machine profile problem

– Steam coil systems

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Robin Thon is a Staff Engineer at Albany International.

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