News (July 01, 2002)
By Pulp & Paper Canada
By Pulp & Paper Canada
WET END TOOL: REDUCE BASIS WEIGHTNAPERVILLE, IL — Reactopaque wet end opacifiers and bulking products provide the papermaker with a wet end tool for developing opacity, bulk and TiO2 extension in a w…
WET END TOOL: REDUCE BASIS WEIGHT
NAPERVILLE, IL — Reactopaque wet end opacifiers and bulking products provide the papermaker with a wet end tool for developing opacity, bulk and TiO2 extension in a wide variety of paper grades.
To off-set rising postal rates, the industry is driving toward reducing basis weights. Reactopaque will benefit papermakers who are seeking a way to add caliper, reduce basis weight and optimize opacity.
Ondeo Nalco, in an agreement with OMNOVA Solutions, will be the exclusive distributor for the Reactopaque patented technology.
GRINDERS: CK 500 FOR CIRCULAR KNIVES
KINGSTON, MA — Colonial Saw now offers the CK 500 Circular Knife Grinder that quickly grinds all types of circular knives from a diameter of 20 mm through 500 mm with single or multiple bevels. Features include easy positive or negative angle adjustment, quick mounting of knives and low maintenance. CK 500 can be equipped with an optional coolant system, a cabin with internal lighting, electronic control for grinding slide and variable speed of knife rotation, and automatic centralized lubrication. It is designed for grinding with abrasive, CBN or diamond grinding wheels at a speed of 4700 rpm.
RADARS: NEW WAVE RADAR TRANSMITTER
PRAIRIEVILLE, LA — K-TEK has released a guided wave radar level transmitter that measures the level of bulk solids and liquids with an accuracy of +/- 0.20 inches (5.1 mm).
K-TEK’s MT2000 provides accurate height measurements even under the harshest conditions, wide variations in operating temperatures and pressures, and low dielectric constants.
DEW POINT METERS: CONFIDENT DPM
OGDENSBURG, NY — DeFelsko Corp. introduces PosiTector Dew Point Meter, which measures and records climatic parameters.
The PosiTector DPM can store up to 1000 datasets. All values are constantly updated on the display while measurements are taken.
X-RAY SPECTROMETER: BENCH TOP ANALYZER
THE WOODLANDS, TX — RigakuMSC Corporation introduces ZSX Mini Benchtop WDXRF Analyzer, a full-ranged, easy-to-use bench top wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer.
ZSX Mini’s small footprint makes it a perfect choice of pulp, paper, and converting industry applications, as well as a back-up for on-line process control analyzers and for quantifying all aspects of paper production process.
ZSX Mini Benchtop