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TAPPI Tissue Course to be held in Atlanta on August 10-11.

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The TAPPI Tissue Properties & Manufacturing Course will be held in Atlanta on August 10-11.
The overall objective of this course, led by Mike Kocurek, Professor Emeritus of North Carolina State University, is to increase understanding of tissue performance properties and manufacturing. It is designed for participants who desire an intermediate level, comprehensive, and structured course on tissue properties, and the effect of manufacturing processes on product performance properties.

Completion of this course earns participants 14 CEU's.

To learn more and to register

Course topics will cover:

  • Tissue properties & tests and how these relate to sheet structure
  • Performance effects of fiber raw materials, pulp mill and recycling operations
  • Stock prep refining for Tissue
  • Chemicals for Tissue
  • Tissue machine wet end operations & effects on sheet structure & properties
  • multilayer headboxes, formation, fiber orientation, dewatering, and fabrics for sheet forming and sheet structure
  • TAD and Yankee drying & effects on properties
  • wet felts for obtaining desired sheet structure
  • Creping, Calendering, Embossing


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