Improved formation and raw materials savings with forming section rebuild
The forming section rebuild at Sappi Somerset PM 3 with shoe blade technology improved formation and reduced filler two-sidedness. After the rebuild the use of expensive wet end and coating materials were significantly reduced.
|Location||Sappi Somerset Mill, Skowhegan in central Maine, US|
|Customer challenge||Poor formation that was compensated with more expensive raw materials.|
PM 3 former rebuild with OptiFormer Gap with shoe blade technology.
|Results||No more two-sidedness, better formation, and significant cost savings.|
|Keywords||Board and paper, North America, Rebuilds|