Meeting the WSR challenge head on

Wet strength resins are the most expensive chemical application in tissue production. Hence the urgent need for economically effective solutions to reduce consumption. Kemira’s Vladimir Grigoriev and Eric Padovani discuss. A TWM report.     Wet...

Chemical technology breakthrough targets significant Yankee Dryer performance improvement

Thomas L. Wright, technical director, Georgia-Pacific Chemicals, explains how the NAVIGATOR coating programme is designed to operate in today’s demanding environment of high temperatures and low reel moisture. A TWM report. The...

Utilising KemView™ sheet analyser to optimise softness and control the creping process

By Kemira’s Clay Campbell, Lucyna Pawlowska, Xiaosong Huang There are different roads one can take to achieve tissue softness. The key is to be able to determine how to get there and...

Grade specific optimisation: Permanent (PAE) versus temporary (GPAM) wet strength utilisation

By Kemira’s Clay Campbell, Harold Goldsberry, Kristin Wittich and Felipe Higa Kemira talks us through the latest chemical technical developments relevant to your business. Historically, it has been quite clear in the manufacture...

Utilising novel temporary wet strength for the AfH towel market. A TW report

By Kemira Chemicals’ Clay Campbell, Chen Lu, Junhua Chen, Harold Goldsberry, Adrian Stuart Polyamidamine epiclorohydrin (PAE) resins are widely used to provide permanent wet strength (PWS) properties in the away from home...

Improved DAF control delivers water savings and minimises TCO. A TW report

By Nalco’s Michael Murcia, Mita Chattoraj, JC Ye, Steve Hoefs Dissolved air flotation (DAF) units are used throughout the paper industry for solids / liquid separation in process and primary wastewater treatment...

Taking a closer look at innovation and sustainability

By Solenis’ Todd Sarraf and Ronald Staib In every region of the world, the tissue market is experiencing exciting expansion. Consequently, although the specific challenges and opportunities vary depending on the...

Cascades launches facial tissue product

Cascades Tissue Group has extended its Cascades Moka line with the launch of what it claims is the first-ever unbleached, 100% recycled beige facial tissue. The company said the single-use paper product...

Kemira launches KemFlite

Kemira has launched KemFlite to reduce paper and board machine problems caused by deposits from the agglomeration of hydrophobic particles. The particles originate from wood pitch, stickies or binders in coated broke. Chris...

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