What’s New… (November 01, 2005)
November 1, 2005 By Pulp & Paper Canada
SETRA INTRODUCES MODEL 235
Boston, MA — Setra Systems has introduced the Model 235 Wet-to-Wet, high line differential pressure transducer. Designed for differential pressure measurement of liquids or gases in applications with high line pressures up to 2500 psig, the technology contains no liquid filled diagram, which eliminates the possibility of batch contamination and thermal transient errors. Wetted parts exposed to media are stainless steel, alumina ceramic and glass.
TEMBEC AWARDS METSO CONTRACT
PINE FALLS, MB — Tembec Pine Falls has awarded Metso Automation a contract to implement a full TMP Advance Quality Control (AGC) system to assist the mill in reducing specific energy usage and process variability. The system will control both quality and energy application for the main line refiners, reject refiner and screening system. Pine Falls also purchased a five-year support contract to ensure continuous optimization of the facility.
EKA OPENS PLANTS IN BRAZIL
Gteborg, Sweden — On September 26th and 27th, Eka Chemicals inaugurated two new plants built in Brazil to supply chemicals to the pulp and paper industry in the region. The investments amount to a total of E70 million.
CAI STRIVES TO MEET DEMAND
White Plains, NY — Since the beginning of September, 2005, Itochu Chemicals of America Inc. (ICAI) has been undergoing significant debottlenecking at its Baltimore and Auburn plants to meet increased 2006 demand for ICAI TiO2 slurry from the paper industry. The company anticipates this new construction will allow it to achieve a sustained production efficiency for years to come.
BALDOR LAUNCHES BROCHURE
Fort Smith, AR — Baldor Electric Company has a new 14-page four-colour brochure describing proven methods of reducing electricity costs and describing paybacks when using the company’s motors and adjustable speed drives. The brochure additionally explains how additional energy savings can be achieved with industrial drives and generators in peak savings applications. For a free copy of the brochure, go to www.baldor.com.
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