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Kraft Recovery Course Returns January 2014

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Engineers and operators at kraft recovery mills work through intense, technical challenges every day. The TAPPI Kraft Recovery Course is designed to bring employees the latest solutions in the industry designed to improve your mill's performance.

This four-day course is one of TAPPI's most well-attended and highest rated events every year.

This intermediate-level course combines the skills and knowledge from 14 internationally recognized kraft experts who will help you improve efficiency, minimize operating costs, and reduce environmental impact.

The TAPPI Kraft Recovery Course will be held January 6-9, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla., USA.

You can save more than $900 if you register by December 7.

After completing this course, attendees will be able to:
  • Describe the kraft recovery process.
  • Describe the black liquor evaporator operation and list ways to improve it
  • Identify causes and solutions for recausticizing problems
  • Describe lime reburning principles and devise a means to improve kiln performance
  • Identify causes and solutions for recovery boiler problems
  • List the main causes of corrosion in recovery boilers and ways to minimize them.
See the proposed course schedule.

Earn 2.8 CEUs by attending this course.

The course faculty includes 14 experts, all recognized leaders in their field: Bob Bartholomew, Jim Brewster, David Clay, Doug Foran, Glenn Hanson, Mikko Hupa, Paul Johnson, Andrew K. Jones, Richard Manning, Jean-Claude Patel, Dale Sanchez, Sandy Sharp, Honghi Tran, Arie Verloop.

See full biographies of course instructors

"The recovery process is highly complex and composed of many different unit operations and technologies. This course provides attendees an excellent review of each part of the process, as well as the opportunity to interact with experts in each area to have their specific questions addressed." - Honghi Tran, Course Chair
This course is designed for pulp mill operations personnel, including:
  • Engineers and superintendents new to the kraft recovery area
  • Senior pulp mill operators
  • Superintendents looking for new kraft recovery idea or a refresher course
  • Process engineers
  • Technical sales and support staff from chemical, equipment, and consulting companies.

Register online today.

The TAPPI Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology Course is co-located with the 2014 Kraft Recovery Course. This introductory course is designed for anyone new to the industry or those needing a better understanding of mill-wide operations. The course covers the entire papermaking process from raw materials and the woodyard through pulping, papermaking, and finishing operations. Attendees will learn about the pulp and paper industry’s products from industry experts, and will gain knowledge that will help them increase their contribution to improving mill operations.


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