The Kadant Blog

Doctoring, Cleaning, Filtration


Can Filtration Equipment Cost-effectively Reclaim White Water in Systems With a Variability in Solids?

Selecting filtration equipment that performs efficiently under the dynamic process conditions of paper machine white water loops can be a challenge for many papermakers. Variability in furnish, paper grades and the operating conditions of the machine, can lead to large swings in the type and amount of solids that must be removed from the white water before it can be reused in the process.

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Kadant Solutions Blog in Review and Looking Ahead

Kadant Solutions entered the blogosphere in October 2013. And the entire year was full of research, development, and learning. Escorting out 2013 and ushering in the new year wouldn’t feel right without some reflection.

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Is It Possible to Effectively Clean a Yankee Dryer?

What is the single most expensive and critical piece of equipment in a tissue mill? The Yankee dryer, of course. And when chatter marks and other damage to the Yankee dryer surface are found, they require expensive grinds which can reduce the operating life of this important asset.

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Improving Flaker Productivity - a Case Study

Often the goal for roll cleaning is to prevent contaminants from getting into the finished product. However, for the flaking industry, application-specific doctor blades provide a different function. In everything from potato starch flaking to pharmaceutical uses, the goal is to efficiently remove the product from the roll and generate maximum yield. So what benefit do roll cleaning and scraping technologies offer the flaking industry? The following case study illustrates how a specialized blade holder and flaking blade significantly increased productivity and decreased downtime.

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Who is Kadant Solutions?

The name Kadant rings a bell for many, especially within the paper industry. Built upon the well-regarded Lodding and Vickery brands, Kadant Solutions is a leading supplier of roll cleaning blades (doctor blades for those from the pulp and paper market), roll cleaning blade holders, and roll cleaning systems for industrial processes.

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