Paper Machine Vacuum Systems 101: Free Webinar and Papermaking Roundtable from TAPPI

TAPPI's Papermaking and Water Removal Committees present an exciting two part webinar on October 7 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Doug Sweet, of Doug Sweet and Associates, will present "Paper Machine Vacuum Systems 101." This free webinar will review some of the typical issues with the vacuum system including instrumentation and vacuum control, seal water systems, and cooling towers, flatboxes and uhle boxes, separators, and extraction pump and vacuum pump reliability.  Doug is an engineer with more than 35 years of experience, and his presentations have been one of the highlights of past TAPPI papermaking conferences. 

Additional information about the webinar and instructor is available at the course website.

Following Doug's presentation, a round table discussion with leading papermaking experts will be held. The distinguished panel includes: Gary Nyman, International Paper; John Neun, Albany International; and Dave Burton, Asten Johnson, all with more than 30 years of experience in the papermaking industry. This roundtable will be an open forum for any questions you have on papermaking  topics. These experts can offer you sound solutions to any challenges you may be facing. You may register and submit a question for the panel by visiting the Papermakers Roundtable website.
The Papermakers and Water Removal committees are very active in planning program content for TAPPI's PaperCon conference being held next year in Nashville Tenn., USA, April 27-30.  For more information visit