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Second edition of AstenJohnson Paper Machine Clothing book


May 5, 2017
By P&PC Staff

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May 5, 2017 – AstenJohnson says the second edition of its Paper Machine Clothing book is being finalized for print and will be available in September.

Interested papermakers, managers, engineers, professionals, and students can pre-order a copy in advance by visiting AstenJohnson’s website. Paper Machine Clothing, which builds on the first edition, is a hardback 200+ page reference resource providing information about key papermaking topics as well as some of the latest technology available in paper machine clothing. Practical guides for troubleshooting and properly applying machine fabrics are included throughout the book, explains the company. In brief, the book gives an introduction to pulp and papermaking technology and then covers the main processes of forming, pressing and drying in detail. Design, manufacturing, testing, application, and service of paper machine fabrics for each machine section are also highlighted.

New features in the Second Edition include: international units; a chapter devoted to lean manufacturing and Six Sigma; papermaking tips for forming, pressing and drying; a chapter on paper machine auditing; and an expanded troubleshooting section.