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Paper Formation Explained - Roll Up Your Sleeves for WIST Workshop

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October 27-28
Stevens Point, Wis., USA

Respected instructor, Dr. Gerry Ring, leads this two-day introductory course that features classroom instruction followed by guided hands-on exercises where you operate the UW-Stevens Point Fourdrinier pilot paper machine.
You will learn:
  • Why paper making fibers floc
  • Manufacturing techniques that minimize fiber floccing
  • The relationship between paper properties and formation
  • Visual and instrumental measurement of formation
  • Difficulties associated with the correlation of visual formation assessment and the instrument measurement.
"This course does a good job explaining paper formation and how it affects numerous other paper qualities, as well as how it can be manipulated and improved to be successful."
— Andy Pope, New Page
Class size is limited to 16. Register soon to reserve your seat. 
TAPPI and the Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology (WIST) are also presenting another laboratory-based workshop for papermakers soon - the Introduction to Paper Making Additives, November 3-4.

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