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Making Pulp and Paper CD-ROM Series.

The Making Pulp and Making Paper CD-ROM Series is a set of 15 CD-ROMs providing more than 10 hours of self-paced, interactive instruction covering the entire pulping and papermaking process. Through this highly interactive series, participants learn pulping and papermaking terms, concepts, and processes.

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Benefits for Everyone

The series is designed for anyone who would benefit from a working knowledge of the pulping and papermaking process, including: paper machine operators, process and product engineers, sales and technical support staff, new employees, and students.

It will also be beneficial to experienced production or technical employees who need a more thorough understanding of a specific area of the operation, especially for cross-training purposes. New employees of chemical and equipment suppliers and paper industry consultants will also benefit from the series.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing the CD-ROM series, participants should be able to:

* Identify common grades of paper and paperboard

* Describe the sources of fiber that are used to make paper

* Describe how wood is turned into pulp by chemical and mechanical processes

* Identify the main pieces of equipment in the pulping and chemical recovery process

* Describe the processes that take pulp and turn it into paper and paperboard

* Identify the main pieces of equipment in the papermaking process

* Describe how the paper industry minimizes the effects of its processes on the environment

Web-based Version Available

A web-based version of this CD-ROM series is available and is better suited for installation on company networks and intranets. It has still photographs instead of streaming video to keep the file size to a minimum. The web-based versions are the same price as the CD-ROMs.

Buy the set and save!

Give your staff a working knowledge of the pulping and papermaking process by purchasing the complete set of 15 CD-ROMs. The set is available at a discounted rate.

Item Number. MPP-SET * ISBN: 1595100342

Web-based Item Number: MPP-SETWEB

List: $1,500 * Member: $950

Site License Item Number: MPP-SETSITE

List: $15,000 * Member: $10,000

CEU Credit Available

TAPPI will award Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to those who successfully complete one or more CD-ROMs. To receive CEUs, please contact TAPPI's Member Connection Center at 1-800-332-8686 (US), 1-800-446-9431 (Canada) or +1-770-446-1400 (worldwide) and request a CEU application kit. TAPPI is approved as an Authorized Provider of Continuing Education and Training by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1620 I Street NW, Washington DC 20006. Phone: 202-463-2905, Fax: 202-463-8498 or www.iacet.org.

Site Licenses Available

If you would like to make the Making Pulp and Paper CD-ROM Series available throughout your workplace, you can do so with a TAPPI Site License. The license is available separately and allows you to install the CD on your company's internal intranet so all employees at any one location can access it. The site license is per CD, per location, but if you have multiple locations you can contact TAPPI PRESS for prices.

Course Developers

Produced and developed by Jim Atkins, Atkins, Inc. and Facets Productions; edited by industry experts:

* Brad Cort, Andritz

* Marty Hubbe, NC State University

* Jim Luce, Paper Performance

* David Peakes, Consultant

* Chuck Klass, Klass Associates

* Bill Fuller, FRM Consulting

* Jon Kerr, Andritz

* Martin McLeod, PAPRICAN

* Tom Rodencal, Domtar

Volume 1: Overview Paper and Wood

Provides a basis for the understanding of paper and the papermaking process. Discusses the origins of papermaking, and provides a basic understanding of fiber structure and how it affects paper properties. Defines major grade of paper and sources of fiber from kraft pulp to synthetic fiber. After completing this CD-ROM, participants should be able to:

1. Describe the different grades of commonly produced paper.

2. Understand the types and sources of fiber used to make paper.

3. Explain how fiber structure affects paper properties.

Item Number: MPP-01 * ISBN: 1595100199

Web-based Item Number: MPP-01WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-01SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 2: Pulp Mill Overview and Protecting the Environment

Provides an overview of the various pulping processes including mechanical and kraft pulping and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each. Explains the environmental challenges facing the paper industry and how the industry is responding to these challenges. After completing, participants should be able to:

1. Discuss how different pulping processes produce different types of pulp.

2. Describe the overall operation of the pulp mill.

3. Explain how the paper industry is protecting the environment.

Item Number: MPP-02 * ISBN: 1595100202

Web-based Item Number: MPP-02WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-02SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 3: Wood Preparation

Offers a good understanding of how a modern pulp mill receives, stores, debarks, and chips wood for use in the pulping process. Describes current trends in sources of chips for the pulp mill. After completing this CD-ROM, participants should be able to:

1. Identify the major operations in receiving and storing wood.

2. Explain how wood is debarked and the importance of this operation to paper quality.

3. Discuss how wood is turned into chips for the pulping operation.

Item Number: MPP-03 * ISBN: 1595100210

Web-based Item Number: MPP-03WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-03SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 4: Kraft Pulping

Provides a more in-depth understanding of the kraft cooking process including batch and continuous digesters and such concepts as "Hfactor". Discusses the ways pulp is washed after the cooking process to remove spent cooking chemicals. Upon completion, participants should be able to:

1. Explain how wood chips are converted to Kraft pulp.

2. Describe the equipment used in the Kraft pulping process.

3. Understand some of the variables, which control the delignification process.

Item Number: MPP-04 * ISBN: 1595100229

Web-based Item Number: MPP-04WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-04SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 5: Chemical Recovery & Energy Production

Picks up where Volume 4 left off with the recovery of the chemicals from spent kraft cooking liquor. Describes the recovery process and how energy from the recovery boiler is used to provide steam and electricity for the operation of the pulp and paper mill. After completing this CD-ROM, participants should be able to:

1. Show how kraft cooking chemicals are recovered.

2. Understand the operation of a recovery boiler.

3. Explain how wood by-products provide steam and electricity for the mill.

Item Number: MPP-05 * ISBN: 1595100237

Web-based Item Number: MPP-05WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-05SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 6: Mechanical and Chemi-Mechanical Pulping

Provides an in depth description of the various mechanical and chemimechanical processes and the advantages and disadvantages of these processes. Discusses why chemi-mechanical pulping is the fastest growing of all pulping processes. Upon completion, participants should be able to:

1. Describe how wood is turned into mechanical pulp.

2. Describe the various mechanical and chemi-mechanical processes.

3. Explain how different mechanical and chemi-mechanical processes result in different types of pulp.

Item Number: MPP-06 * ISBN: 1595100245

Web-based Item Number: MPP-06WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-06SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 7: Bleaching

Continues with the processing of kraft pulp by describing how unbleached pulp is turned into bright, white pulp for use in products such as fine papers and milk cartons. Describes the recent changes in bleaching due to environmental issues with dioxin generated by the use of chlorine. After completing the CD-ROM, participants should be able to:

1. Identify the most commonly used bleaching chemicals.

2. Describe the stages of a typical bleaching sequence.

3. Explain how bleaching has changed to meet new environmental challenges.

Item Number: MPP-07 * ISBN: 1595100253

Web-based Item Number: MPP-07WEB

List $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-07SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 8: Recycling and Deinking

Provides an understanding of how recycled paper provides an important fiber source for the paper industry. Describes the processes, including deinking, by which recycled papers are processed into good fiber for various grades of paper. Discusses some of the problems involved with recycling of paper. After completing, participants should be able to:

1. Explain why recycling is so important.

2. Describe how recycled paper is converted to pulp.

3. Explain the processes used to remove ink and other contaminants.

Item Number: MPP-08 * ISBN: 1595100261

Web-based Item Number: MPP-08WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-08SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 9: Paper Mill Overview

Presents an overview of the paper mill from stock preparation through the paper machine. Provides the basis for volumes 10-13 in which the various stages of the paper mill processes are discussed in more detail. Upon completion, participants should be able to:

1. Discuss how pulp is turned into paper.

2. Describe the overall operations of the paper mill.

3. Identify the equipment commonly found in a paper mill.

Item Number: MPP-09 * ISBN: 159510027X

Web-based Item Number: MPP-09WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-09SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 10: Stock Preparation

Offers an in-depth description of the equipment and processes found at the start of the papermaking process. Shows how fibers from the pulp mill or purchased bales of pulp are processed and refined to make them ready for the paper machine. After completing the the CD-ROM, participants should be able to:

1. Identify the functions of the stock preparation system.

2. Describe the equipment and processes that make up stock prep.

3. Show how the stock prep system affects paper quality and machine runnability.

Item Number: MPP-10 * ISBN: 1595100288

Web-based Item Number: MPP-10WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-10SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 11: Web End Chemistry

Describes how paper is made up of more than just fibers. Discusses the common chemicals that are added to the pulp in the stock preparation system and how they affect paper properties and the runnability of the paper machine. Upon completion, participants should be able to:

1. Understand the reasons why papermakers use wet end additives in paper.

2. Describe commonly used functional additives.

3. Describe commonly used process additives.

Item Number: MPP-11 * ISBN: 1595100296

Web-based Item Number: MPP-11WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-11SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 12: Paper Machine Wet End

Continues with the processing of fibers into paper by describing the forming process on the paper machine commonly called the wet end. Discusses the different types of headboxes and formers. After completing the CD-ROM, participants should be able to:

1. Explain the functions of the wet end of the paper machine.

2. Describe the design and operation of the headbox.

3. Identify the different types of wet end formers.

Item Number: MPP-12 * ISBN: 159510030X

Web-based Item Number: MPP-12WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-12SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 13: Paper Machine Dry End

Continues with the paper machine process by discussing the pressing and drying operations. Discusses the different equipment found in these stages and how they function. Upon completion, participants should be able to:

1. Explain how water is removed from the paper by pressing and drying.

2. Describe the different types of presses.

3. Discuss the operation of the dryer section.

Item Number: MPP-13 * ISBN: 1595100318

Web-based Item Number: MPP-13WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-13SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 14: Size Press and Coating Operation

Covers the size press operation and on-machine and off-machine coating. Describes why paper is coated and the various types of coaters commonly used. Upon completion, participants should be able to:

1. Describe how surface sizing improves paper properties.

2. Understand why paper and paperboard are coated.

3. Describe various types of equipment and materials used for coating processes.

Item Number: MPP-14 * ISBN: 1595100326

Web-based Item Number: MPP-14WEB

List: $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-14SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000

Volume 15: Towel and Tissue Papermaking

Covers the papermaking process for towel and tissue grades of paper. Describes the evolution of the tissue papermaking process including the latest developments in through-air-drying (TAD). Describes how different processes produce different properties in the final product. Upon completion, participants should be able to:

1. Explain how the manufacturing of towel and tissue grades of paper is different from other grades of paper.

2. Describe the different types of tissue formers.

3. Explain the TAD process and its advantages and disadvantages.

Item Number: MPP-15 * ISBN: 1595100334

Web-based Item Number: MPP-15WEB

List $115 * Member: $75

Site License Item Number: MPP-15SITE

List: $1,500 * Member: $1,000
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