Interactive Distance Workshop for Pulp and Paper Basics - October

Interactive Distance Workshop for Pulp and Paper Basics - October

Interactive Distance Workshop delivered by Zoom
Monday, October 04, 2021 to Friday, October 08, 2021

An introduction level workshop, designed for both technical and non-technical individuals that seek a laboratory-focused course to better understand and appreciate the basics of pulping, bleaching, recovery, recycling, papermaking and converting operations. An excellent opportunity to educate operators, technicians, sales and service staff! Bring them up-to-speed on the basics of the industry, give them a wider scope of knowledge and help them do their jobs more effectively.

This interactive workshop will provide a broad overview of Pulping, Bleaching, Chemical Recovery, Recycling, Papermaking and Converting. The 5-day course will consist of presentations in the morning and interactive laboratory and pilot-plant exercises in the afternoon. Students receive a PDF of course notes with about 400 pages of reference materials.

Workshop material discussed in the mornings will be re-emphasized in interactive lab and pilot plant videos/calculations/exercises covering wood structure, wood processing, pulping, bleaching, pulp cleaning, pulp analysis, papermaking, recycling, refining, converting and paper testing for increased understanding and retention..

This introduction level workshop is appropriate for technical and non-technical individuals with a desire for training with a laboratory focused course to understand and appreciate the basics of pulping, bleaching, recovery, recycling, papermaking and converting operations.

For questions related to course content or individuals instruction, please contact Shannon Warchalowsky at [email protected] 

Day One  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Introduction to the Paper Industry
Wood Structure and ChemistryWoodyard Operations Kraft Pulping
Pulping Variables and Lab
Pulp Analysis (Kappa and Viscosity) lab
Q&A

Day Two  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pulp Processing
Bleaching of Pulp
Chemical RecoveryEnvironmental Aspects of Pulp/Paper
Cleaning Lab: Calculate the efficiency of a centrifugal cleanerBleaching Lab: Perform and analyze a bleaching operation Environmental Lecture
Q&A

Day Three  8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.
Introduction to Paper Grades
Paper Recycling
Stock Preparation: Blending, consistency control, refining
RefiningHandsheet Lab, Refining Lab, Paper Testing Lab, Paper Coatings Lab
Q&A

Day Four  8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Stock Prep II
Approach Systems
Wet End of the Paper Machine
Dry End of the Paper MachineImage Analysis Lab, Flotation Deinking Lab, Optical Properties Lab

Day 5  8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Coating Operations
Converting Operations
Pilot Paper Machine Activities: Wet End Operations; Charge Demand; Retention; Dry End Operations, Dryer energy balance; Finished paper analysis; Advanced Paper Operation Strategies

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