Using Online Tools to Predict Finished Products Physicals in Pulp Slurries
Author: David Zerr, VP of R&D, Pulmac Systems
Event: PEERS 2023
Pulp mill and paper machine personnel are challenged to keep an eye on variations of incoming pulp and whitewater returns. PM breaks are often the first and sometimes only indication that the pulp slurry hitting their paper machine has changed. While there can be several likely causes for these variations, there are few on-line systems that can provide an early warning system to operators or management of upcoming issues, let alone control the process to prevent these upsets.