As early as 2016, studies were introduced that showed numerous process control benefits that can be realized on paper machines equipped with the EasyScan traversing permeability, water content, and temperature measurement capabilities.


During the introduction of Batt on Mesh (BOM) felts in the early 70's, it was shown that the inclusion of an incompressible component into the base enabled handling of higher water loads and providing longer life because of their inherent resistance to compaction and filling.