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Gulf Coast TAPPI Meeting Includes MIll Tour and Technical Program

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Gulf Coast TAPPI February 2012 Meeting

  • Dates: Technical Sessions 2/23/12; Mill Tour 2/24/12
  • Location: Technical Sessions - South Birmingham, AL area (possibly Marriott on Grandview Parkway, just off 459 & 280)
  • Mill Tour: Resolute Forest Products - Coosa Pines, AL
  • Subjects: Lime Kiln & Recausticizing Operations & Maintenance

The program's primary focus will be on recent projects in these areas to improve efficiency, productivity & up-time.

Planned Presentations

  • Lime Kiln Dust Collection System Retrofit at Coosa Pines - Mill staff will present and discuss recently completed dust collector project which directly addressed off gas system build-up problems and reduced downtime required to clean out the system. The plan is to tour the kiln area and view the new system in operation

There will be one or two additional presentations focusing on similar lime kiln dust collection system projects and the benefits gained.

  • Kiln Maintenance Issues - one to two presentations on general PM for kilns and comparisons regarding hot vs. cold alignment procedures for rotary kilns.
  • There will be several presentations focused on similar type projects/subjects in the recausticizing area.

For questions about this program, please contact: Glenn Hanson at (404) 432-4498 or Glenn.Hanson@metso.com


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