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ENGINEERED-PLASTIC COOLING TOWERS: THE LATEST PRODUCTIVITY BOOSTER FOR PULP AND PAPER OPERATIONS

Without fail-safe and efficient cooling towers, pulp and paper operations would face unscheduled maintenance shutdowns with unrecoverable production losses and delayed shipments. Increasingly, engineered-plastic cooling towers are being used to increase up-time, improve cooling efficiency and reduce maintenance in pulp and paper applications.

MAKE YOUR BUSINESS DISASTER READY

Earthquakes on the Pacific Coast, hurricanes in the Southeast, tornados on the Great Plains, floods in the Midwest--no matter where you live, you're probably susceptible to some form of natural disaster One third of businesses unprepared for disaster will never reopen after cleanup is over. To avoid being part of that statistic, plan ahead and be disaster ready.

NEW CONTROL STRATEGY POWERS RUZOMBEROK PAPER MILL

A machine analysis conducted at the Ruzomberok paper mill in Slovakia found that changes in the calender and in the control strategy could substantially improve the quality of the paper with regard to thickness and gloss. To improve the "2 Sigma" values, the existing control software was changed to Profilmatic, the standard software for all Voith cross-profile control systems. A Voith ModuleTherm was also installed in the calender to further increase quality.

BY MAURICE RAMIREZ, D.O.
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Title Annotation:WORLDWATCH
Publication:Solutions - for People, Processes and Paper
Date:Aug 1, 2005
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