Wet-End Chemistry

Module 1: Introduction and Course Overview: Why Wet-End Chemistry Matters

Module 2: Paper Properties Affected By Wet-End Chemistry

Module 3: Keeping Paper Properties within Specification

Module 4: Water - Some Key Concepts

Module 5: Fibers and Their Surfaces

Module 6: BBC Boxboard Co. and Their Urgent Sizing Needs

Module 7: From Lab Results to the Paper Machine – Calculating Addition Amounts

Module 8: More Ways to Make Paper Resist Water and Other Fluids

Module 9: FPC Fine Paper Co. Wants to Reduce the Cost of Materials

Module 10: What Mineral Product (Filler) Should Be Chosen for what Product?

Module 11: Retention Efficiency – Why It Matters and How It’s Determined

Module 12: Selecting and Evaluating a Retention Aid System

Module 13: How Retention Aids Work

Module 14: Balancing the Wet-End Charge

Module 15: Dry Strength Is Low on FPC Paper Machine #2

Module 16: ONP Old News Paper Company Can’t Get Quality Product to the Reel

Module 17: Making the Paper Machine Run Cleaner

Module 18: Making Paper with Less Water

Module 19: Dealing with Wastewater Issues

Module 20: “Please Match This Pastel-Colored Sample”

Module 21: Minimizing Waste When Making Multiple Grades on a Paper Machine

Module 22: “If It Ain’t Broke…It Must Be Our Product”

Module 23: Rita Book Paper Company Needs Higher Smoothness AND Higher Caliper

Module 24: Brining Value to Your Company by Addressing the Needs of Customers

Module 25: PB Paper Bag Company Has a Wet-Tolerance Problem

Module 26: The Optimization of Multi-Ply Board Products

Module 27: Recycled Pulp:  Getting the Ink Count Down

Module 28: Acidic Papermaking

Module 29: Alkaline Papermaking

Module 30: Dealing with Foam

Module 31: Steps In the Justification, Selection, Optimization and Marketing Of Wet-End Additives

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