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Kraft Recovery Area Operations Focus of Gulf Coast TAPPI Meeting

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Gulf Coast TAPPI February 2012 Meeting

Dates:  Technical Sessions, Thursday, February 23rd; Mill Tour, Friday, Feb 24th

Location(s): Technical Sessions, South Birmingham, Ala., at the Marriott on Grandview Parkway, just off 459 & 280; Mill Tour, Resolute Forest Products, Coosa Pines, Ala.

Subjects: Lime Kiln & Recausticizing / Operations & Maintenance

The primary focus of the technical sessions 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
  • Increasing Lime Production with First LimeFlash Feed System
  • Impact of Fuel Type on Kilns with Suspension Dryers
  • Improve Kiln Operations Using Inside-the-Kiln Mud MC Sensor
  • Lime Kiln and Recausticizing Systems Advanced Process Controls
  • Hot vs. Cold Kiln Alignment
  • Latest Technology for Lime Mud Precoat Filter Media
  • Innovations in Direct Steam Injection for Liquor Heating
  • General Review of Lime Kiln PM Procedures
  • Additional presentations will focus on other operational and maintenance topics related to kilns, as well as the Recausticizing area

Mill Tour: Resolute Forest Products, Coosa Pines, Alabama (Resolute reserves the right to restrict competitors).

Hotel:  Birmingham Marriott (just south of I-459 on Hwy 280); Phone: 205-968-3775; Rate: $119 until Feb 8, Mention Gulf Coast TAPPI. Hotel Website.

Vendor Tabletops: $100, Contact Jim Thompson, 318-768-4581 or fthompson@TDC-home.com

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


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