Yankee Dryer Experts Gather to Discuss Safety and Reliability

Yankee Dryers, a critical component of tissue mills, are both essential and potentially hazardous. Their operation requires a deep understanding of safety protocols and operational best practices. TAPPI’s Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee was established to address these concerns, bringing together a dedicated group of Yankee Dryer experts and users who are committed to expanding knowledge about safe operation and maintenance practices.

On November 14-15, 2023, professionals from across the country will gather at the Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel in Neenah, Wisconsin for the Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee Fall Meeting. This two-day event promises to be a vital platform for discussions on safety, operational procedures, and the latest advancements in the field. Hosted by TAPPI’s Tissue Division, the event is free and open to everyone but registration is required. For those who are unable to attend in-person, there will be a virtual option via Zoom.

Comprehensive Agenda

With the primary objective of fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovation in the field, the event kicks off with subcommittee meetings on Tuesday, November 14th, 2023, from 2 PM to 4 PM, which delve into specific areas of interest. On Wednesday, November 15th, 2023, from 8 AM to 5 PM, the Business Meeting takes center stage, featuring discussions, presentations, and informational sessions.

The agenda covers a wide array of topics essential to the tissue industry, including safety, heat transfer, condensing, straw setting, moisture control, and inspections. The significance of these subjects cannot be overstated, as Yankee Dryers are one of the most critical and potentially hazardous areas in tissue mills.

Whether you are a seasoned expert or just starting your career, the information shared during this two-day program can benefit your understanding of safety and operational procedures in the world of Yankee Dryers. It also offers you a great opportunity to network with like-minded peers within the industry.

Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee

The Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee's mission is clear: to develop standardized practices and standards for issues that can compromise safety and lead to delays in drying systems. By addressing these concerns collectively, the committee aims to promote a safer, more efficient, and reliable tissue industry.

If you're not yet a member of this vital committee, you are invited to join and actively contribute to the enhancement of safety and reliability in the tissue industry.

Moreover, for those interested in contributing to and supporting this critical industry endeavor, sponsorship opportunities are available. For sponsorship details and any other inquiries, please email Robert Davis or call 770-209-7179.