Thermocompressor Applications for Paper Drying

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When: Aug. 13, 2019 at 12:00 - 12:30 ET
Registration: Free for PAPTAC members
Speaker: Mike Soucy, Kadant Johnson Systems
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The PAPTAC Papermaking Technology Committee (PMTC) and TAPPI’s Papermaking Technology and Operations Committee will be co-hosting a new webinar on August 13 on “Thermocompressor Applications for Paper Drying”.

Thermocompressors are often misunderstood, overlooked, and misapplied in the paper industry. This webinar will include information from TAPPI TIP 0404-66, which describes thermocompressors in general from their applications, performance and limitations, to control methods as applied to the paper industry. As numerous paper machines are being modernized and converted from producing graphic papers to containerboard, the proper application of thermocompressors is more important than ever.

Mike Soucy has over 30 years of experience in the pulp and paper industry specializing in steam and condensate systems.

He is currently president at Kadant Johnson Systems based out of Knoxville, TN.

He has held prior positions as president of Kadant Canada, president of Dry-Con Inc. and steam and condensate system product manager at Valmet Enerdry.

Mike is a mechanical engineer graduate from Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.

Source: PAPTAC

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