Archive for the ‘Ground Wood’ Category
After a 24 hours of travel I arrived in Istanbul Turkey. I was pleased to find quick transportation to one of the premier locations in the region, the “Ciragan Palace, Kempinski to attend the Caspian Forum 2013. A quick shower, dawned a suit and down to meet my sponsors that invited me. David Zarebinski and Ziya Gaziyev of DZG Group “Berlin”. Mr. Zarebinski and Mr. Gaziyev were shaking hands and walking me right into the center of much commerce, discussion and opportunity.
I was fortunate to be present and honored to meet many ministers, politicians, parliament members, advocates and business representatives in this unique European / Asian Region of the World. We are seeking business opportunities in Turkey, Azerbaijan, and in the surrounding region.
The Caspian Forum is a platform that explores the economic, political, and strategic potential of the Caspian Region, while defining areas of collaboration and partnership with the spirit of the win-win principle. The Forum brings influential voices of the academic, business and policy world together to lay foundations for a prosperous, secure and democratic region. It enhances opportunities for positive neighborly relations, facilitates mechanisms for regional integration and encourages constructive international involvement. It aims to create a space for multilateral cooperation and to avoid geopolitical rivalry. The Forum is a unique setting to promote a shared vision on the issues of security, economy and energy of the Broader Caspian Region. The Forum designs its agenda with a priority of developing a comprehensive approach in addressing outstanding problems of the region.
(From 2L to right) SOFAZ CEO Movsumov, Turkish Customs and Trade Minister Yazıcı, the Chairman of EWE Turkey Holding’s Board of Directors. Schoeber, Prof Alkin and Kvatchantiradze attend a session at the CaspianForum.
Sponsors Rank as the Who’s Who of the Region
24 MW Biomass Power Plant – STACYVILLE, MAINE USA
• Amtek L.P. Heat Exchanger
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• G.E. & U.S. Motors Sootblowers
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Complete Biomass Power & All Equipment
CHOREN Biomass Gasification Plant
• Aggretech/MTU 1400 Emergency Generator
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• Aerzen / Siemens Geafol Transformers
• Switchgear: low and medium voltage
• Elektrotechnik / Automatisierung
• Kaeser CSD 102T BSD72T
• Diesel Fire Pump, FH-AD 1086-07
• KSB Pumps, Etanorm MX 150-400
• Holzhauer Pressure Maintenance Pump, FH-VJ-2-25/12
• Wastewater System, Gutling / LED Italia TC 60,000
• Cold Water Systems
• Chiller Grasso FX PP 2X350 Duo
• Heat Exchangers
• Cooling Towers
• Fan Coolers
• (4) Nitrogen Compressors, VPT 55-14 RS C
• Bauer GIB15.3 Nitrogen Compressor w/Storage Battery
• Hydrogen Diaphragm Compressor, MKZ 630-10/280-40 Hofer
• Thermal gas Disposal Flare System
• 3-Stage Steam Turbine Generator
• Tank Farm: (5) Storage Tanks w/100 Cubic Meters, 500 m
• 3 Flat Bottom Tank
Choren’s Beta Gasification Technology was used in sustanableCO2 neutral fuel production from organic feedstock. Decomissioned in 2011 the plant and equipment, much of which is less than 2 years old, was never installed and is brand new, and will be liquidated and sold at a deep discount.
Some Equipment Never Installed – Huge Quantity of Newer Equipment
For additional information call Burdette Wilber 314-616-8422 or Eric J Spirtas 314-780-3742
BORALEX/SHERMAN – LOCATION – STACYVILLE, MAINE USA
Niagara Worldwide is headquartered in Niagara, Wisconsin
and with the executive offices located in St Louis (Creve
Coeur), Missouri and Manalapan, New Jersey, Niagara
Worldwide is a nationally recognized, innovative firm.
January 16, 2012 – NIAGARA WISCONSIN (For Immediate Release)
NIAGARA DEVELOPMENT COMMITS TO A 2012 FACE LIFT
Niagara Development is quickly approaching its February 11th one year anniversary as owner of the former NewPage Paper Mill in Niagara Wisconsin and operator of the 1,300 acre property conversion that straddles the Menominee River in both Dickinson and Marinette Counties.
After exhaustive research and on site review from industry experts and business redevelopment teams from around the region, it has become clear that many of the “purpose built” structures on the site were not an advantage to new comers, but as stated by most suitors, a deterrent to utilization and restoration. “NIAGARA has engaged real estate and construction professionals alike to walk the vacant buildings that were used for the manufacturing of ‘Paper’, ‘Pulp’ and ‘Power’ in order to outline options that fit the areas reuse plan. Every response focused on the difficulty of conversion to standard industrial use,” says President of NIAGARA Development, Eric J Spirtas. “Every professional sees the immediate value in the; Shipping, Coating and Warehouse buildings, but highlights a ‘disconnect’ when considering the reuse of the remaining large multi-story industrial buildings.”
Recently a National firm contacted NIAGARA Development, offering to buy all of the structures and associated equipment at the facility to “Demolish and Scrape” the entire site, creating a cleared brownfield parcel. This proposal did not fit NIAGARA Development’s desire or intent. Instead NIAGARA Development took this opportunity to strategically plan the retention of the most marketable buildings, while accepting parts of the original proposition, which will result in the removal of the un-usable buildings. This work will start immediately and will open up the remainder of the site for re-purposing of any type. “Removing the unsuitable buildings will provide NIAGARA with a unique opportunity to market available space to any type of company and then specifically design buildings and usage patterns that fit the needs of today’s buyer,” says Spirtas.
The company removing the unusable structures will also spend a significant amount of money getting the railroad back in full operation giving NIAGARA Development a distinct advantage in marketing the property to new businesses. “Bringing in upgraded rail will be a benefit to the mill property’s long-term redevelopment plans providing greater value to the remaining buildings,” says Niagara Mayor, George Bousley. “Rail will be rebuilt from Kimberly Road to the mill site.”
“The Niagara facility offers some exceptional opportunities in Northeast Wisconsin for manufacturing and warehousing/distribution,” according to Tom Scheuerman, CPA, and managing broker of Grubb & Ellis|Pfefferle in Appleton, WI. “From our vantage point, the repositioning and reuse of a former manufacturing facility like in Niagara offers great advantages for both companies looking for affordable space with excellent attributes and local communities with outstanding ready work forces. In order to attract new business into an area, we have seen that facilities like Niagara are critical to that process because they are on-line and ready for occupancy. This facility offers some exceptional manufacturing space, low-cost power, waste water treatment, expansion capability, rail service and hundreds of acres of land that can be very attractive to new businesses.”
Spirtas continues to show his commitment to the local area by setting up his corporate headquarters known as NIAGARA Worldwide at the Mill. He will be using the former Clubhouse building as his main offices. Extensive renovations are underway in that structure right now for occupancy in the next few weeks. NIAGARA Worldwide specializes in services ranging from; Acquisitions, Consulting, Contracting, Development, Mining, Liquidation, and Trading. Niagara Worldwide is NIAGARA Development’s first tenant setting up its operation in the notable Clubhouse building.
“The NewPage Niagara Mill redevelopment team named the Upper Menominee River Area Alliance (UMRAA), including New North, Inc., continues to focus on repurposing the mill site,” said Jerry Murphy, Executive Director of New North, Inc., the economic development organization of the 18-county region of Northeast Wisconsin, known as the New North region. “The Redevelopment team looks forward to continuing to work with NIAGARA Worldwide to market the existing mill site for future use.”
“The current ownership of Niagara is optimizing the site and removing old buildings that are functionally obsolete and a deterrent to future use and development. This will enhance the site and allow for expansion capability around the structures that are usable for manufacturing and warehousing. This approach of preparing sites and redevelopment of the facilities offers the greatest opportunity to attract new business. We have seen this formula work successfully in other communities,” says Scheuerman.
For more information about; NIAGARA Development or NIAGARA Worldwide, contact Eric J Spirtas – 314.780.3742 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the company web site – www.niagaraworldwide.com.
ADDITIONAL “CLUB HOUSE” HISTORY AND INFORMATION:
The first Club House was built in the year 1907 with the formal opening early in 1908. The original building included a soda fountain, a small ice cream parlor, poolroom, shower and locker rooms, bowling alleys, and the gymnasium, which served alternately as gymnasium and theater. A second floor housed the library, a dining room and kitchen, and rooms rented by the Masonic Lodge. The Club House was rebuilt in 1926, with only the gymnasium of the original building remaining. The bowling alleys were moved to the west side of the building, the ice cream parlor was enlarged as was the soda fountain, and the large lobby was constructed and furnished. In addition, the second floor at that time had a modern kitchen, dining room: a Women’s Club Room, and lodge Rooms.
The Papermill Workers’Unionmaintains an office there. The Skating Club used the Club facilities for planning their Annual Ice Review. The second floor housed the Village Offices, and there was a Village Board Room. The Post Office was located in the northeast corner of the first floor, and the Girls Scouts maintain a room on the second floor for their meetings. The Niagara Community Club remained a truly “community” affair, for few activities of theNiagaravillage came into being without the Club playing some part.
“Open House” at Former NewPage Plant (Nov 15th, 16th & 17th) Niagara Wisconsin – Get out of your office and see our Complete Warehouse of Industrial Equipment.
After months of organizing and preparation, NIAGARA Development LLC (Former NewPage Paper Mill in Niagara Wisconsin) is opening its doors for a complete facility Open House.
National and International Paper Makers as well as Worldwide Brokers and Equipment Suppliers are registering to visit the site. It is our intention to clear out all current equipment, spares and stores in order to enable follow on development soon after.
Dismantling and Rigging is available or qualified removal contractors are welcome to partake in the removal of purchased equipment.
By contacting us today, you can set up your private visit and receive additional information.
PAPER MAKING MANUFACTURERS
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The Niagara Paper Mill was purchased by Niagara Development LLC, who plans to use the mill to attract national business to the area
The former Niagara Paper Mill is under new ownership and looking to bring in business Read more: Local, Economy, Business, Niagara Paper Mill, Niagara Mill Sold, Niagara Development LLC, Niagara, Paper Mill Sold, Paper Mill Purchase
NIAGARA, WI — UPDATE 5:45 p.m.
We know one thing for sure about the former Niagara Paper Mill…it won’t be a paper mill anymore.
The newly formed Niagara Development LLC officially bought the mill from NewPage last week and is planning on using the property and its assets to attract national companies.
“I’m contacted everyday by a new venture or a representative of ventures that are interested in talking,” said Niagara Development President Eric Spirtas.
Spirtas said power and green energy companies are being targeted, given the equipment and assets available on site.
For Niagara Mayor George Bousley, this is a step in the right direction for the area.
“We’re a community of many small communities, so I guess the thing is I’ve watched this economy grow locally,” said Mayor Bousley. “Now if we can bring this part back to the local economy, it means that it’s something you can pass onto the next generation.”
While Niagara is still feeling the effects of the mill closing back in 2008, the town’s resilient attitude has Spirtas confident about the future.
“They have the heart and desire to rebuild,” he said. “Not every town has that, but Niagara does have that. So we look at it as a great hotbed of development.”
Niagara Development is a private company started by Spirtas and another partner for the purpose of developing the site and bringing businesses to the area. The company’s headquarters will be in Niagara, however, the partners have no ties to the area.
Also, no information is being released about the finances of the deal between Niagara Development and NewPage.
An official announcement was made on Tuesday about the Niagara Paper Mill being purchased by Niagara Development LLC. What happens now that the mill has been purchased?
Eric Spirtas, Niagara Development’s president, said that the mill will be used to attract national businesses. The paper mill and land will be sold, in portions, to different companies.
Niagara City Mayor George Bousley said that it will take three to five years for the full impact of the Niagara mill purchase to be felt by the community.
PRIVATE TREATY OFFERING
Former Niagara “NewPage” Mill – Equipment Sales
Contact: Eric J. Spirtas TODAY – 314.780.3742 / email@example.com
Thune dewatering screw press SP 45L
“L” model, long unit with pre-drainer section
4.16 meters overall
Installed in 1980, well maintained
Capacity Data on Site
Proof of Make and Model
The CUT SHEET above as well as the attached PDF prints and diagrams are for a specific system or piece of equipment.
Please note that we have a massive amount of OTHER EQUIPMENT for your review and pricing (a sample of items are listed below).
Also available for sale are the complete STORES, WAREHOUSE, TOOLS, BEARINGS MACHINE SHOP and CARPENTRY SHOP.
In addition, ROLLING STOCK and LICENSED VEHICLES will be offered.
We are handling sales on an INTERNATIONAL basis, by direct negotiation. Offers are being received regularly and equipment is being sold.
Site visits, Rigging, Hauling, Payment Terms and other details can be discussed directly with Eric J. Spirtas – 314.780.3742.
|WOODROOM / PGW|
|1||DEBARKER||Nicolson A5A 22″||1|
|4||GRINDER MOTORS||EM 7000HP AC 327rpm||5|
|5||PRESSURIZED DISC THIKENER||Hedemora||1|
|6||STOCK CONTROL SYSTEM||Bailey Infi 90||20|
|7||PRIMARY COURSE SCREEN||Bird 400 0.032″ slots||2|
|UNKNOWN PRESSURE SCREEN||In PGW (North East Bay)||1|
|UNKNOWN PRESSURE SCREEN Basket||In PGW (North East Bay)||1|
|8||SECONDARY SCREEN||Ahlstrom F2 0.032″ slots||1|
|9||AIR COMPRESSOR||Gardner Denver ElectraSaver||1|
|10||PORTABLE CRANE||4000lb. Owantona Tool Co.||1|
|11||SELF PRIMING PUMP||Gorman T-Series centrifugal||1|
|12||CITY WATER PUMP||Syncoflo||2|
|14||OILING SYSTEM||Vickers Lube DoubleA Hydpum||1|
|15||HYDRAULIC SYSTEM||Atlas Cepco/Sperry Vickers||1|
|1||#43 HEADBOX||Voith W-7500 max12400gpm||1|
|2||#43 COUCH VACUUM||(2)Siemens2BE3,Nash L-10||3|
|3||#43 SUCTION PICK UP VACUUM SOURCE||Siemens 2BE3,Liquid Ring||2|
|4||#43FIRST PRESS VACUUM||Nash CL-9002,(2) Siemens||3|
|5||#43 SUCTION FELT VACUUM||Nash 904-S1||2|
|6||#43UHLE BOXES Vacuum||Siemens,Nash CI_9002||2|
|7||#43 COATED DRYING||Solaronics gas fired 5 rows||5|
|8||#43 FAN PUMP||Goulds 3420 low-pulse||1|
|9||#43 FAN PUMP MOTOR||ABB 945hp/875rpm||1|
|10||#43 PRESSURE SCREEN||Bird 50 .047″Alstrom basket||1|
|11||#43TAILINGS SCREEN||Jonsson vibrating 39.5×55″||2|
|12||#43COATING SUPPLY FILTERS||Ronningen-Petter||5|
|14||#44COUCH VACUUM||Siemens 2BE3,Liquid Ring||1|
|15||#441ST PRESS VACUUM||Siemens 2BE 1605||1|
|16||#442ND PRESS VACUUM||Siemens 2BE 1606||1|
|17||#44 COATING SUPPLY FILTERS||Ronningen-Petter DCF-2000||4|
|18||#44THICKSTOCKSCREENING||Black Clawson .008″ 3 stage||1|
|19||#44BLEND CHEST PUMP||Goulds #3175 15″dia. Impeller||1|
|20||#44MACHINECHEST PUMP||Goulds #3175 17.75dia. Imp.||1|
|21||#44FAN PUMP||Goulds#3420 split low pulse||1|
|22||#44TAILING SCREENS||Jonsson vibrating 39.5×55″||2|
|23||#44 PRESSURE SCREEN||Voith 31 .047″rotor3rows 9van||1|
|1||REFINER||Beloit 42″ DD4000||1|
|MOTOR||Louis Allis 1500 horse AC||1|
|2||REFINER||Sprout Waldron 42″||1|
|MOTOR||In North Mill||2|
|3||REFINER||Sprout Bauer 34″ R-34TF III||1|
|4||REFINER||Beloit 20″ (Rebuilt by J&L)||2|
|5||WET LAP||Andritz Hymac 100″ twin wire press||1|
|6||SCREW PRESS||Thune SP45L 134″||1|
|7||TWIN WIRE PRESS||Andritz 2.6 Meter (145tpd) 300t twp||2|
|8||DRUM WASHER||Impco / 4 shower heads per drum||2|
|9||REPULPER||Voith Sulzer 344tpd||1|
|10||BROKEPULPER||Voith Sulzer with Guillotine||1|
|1||MOTOR CONTROL CENTERS||Allen Bradley Centerline||32|
|2||MOTOR CONTROL CENTERS||Cutler Hammer IT||1|
|3||MOTOR CONTROL CENTERS||Cutler Hammer Freedom||6|
|4||MOTOR CONTROL CENTERS||Cutler Hammer Unitrol||15|
|5||MOTOR CONTROL CENTERS||Furnas System 89||3|
|6||MOTOR CONTROL CENTERS||Furnas System 89||1|
|7||MOTOR CONTROL CENTERS||GE 8000 Line||6|
|8||MOTOR CONTROL CENTERS||GE 7700 Line||9|
|9||480 VOLT AC MOTORS||10-2100 HP||941|
|10||460VOLT AC MOTORS||10-200HP||72|
|11||125 VOLT AC MOTOR||2500HP||1|
|13||4160 VOLT AC MOTORS||200-1300 HP||45|
|14||575 VOLT AC MOTOR||945 HP||1|
|15||500 VOLT DC MOTORS||10-800HP||76|
|16||600 VOLT DC MOTOR||1000 HP||1|
|2||ROLL GRINDER||Cincinnati 50×338″||1|
|5||JAGENBERG VARI-ROLL WINDER||Unwind 110″dia. 6200fpm||1|
|6||STEAM TURBINE/GENERATOR||GE 12MW 450#/50#/cond||1|
|7||SLUDGE PRESS||Andritz 30dtpd||2|
|10||CHEMICAL MIXER||Andritz HCM3HH 300hp motor||1|
|11||MOTOR for Andritz Unit||300hp||1|
|12||AUGER for Andritz Unit||1|
Eric J. Spirtas
NIAGARA Development, LLC
1101 Mill Street
Niagara Wisconsin, 54151
The recent purchase of a complete WOOD ROOM and PGW “Pressurized Ground Wood” System has presented an abundance of available equipment.
PGW Fiber Department
Pressurized groundwood (PGW) fiber is the primary source of fiber used for producing coated groundwood paper.
Woodyard and Woodroom
Local aspen wood was formerly delivered by truck to an on-site 7 area Woodyard that has the capacity to hold 20,000 cords of wood. The wood was then processed in the Woodroom (building 113) where it was debarked and cut into 4 foot lengths at a rate of 19 cords per hour. A delivery system processed and fed the resulting bark and wood waste to the boilerhouse where it was burned as fuel.
The shortened and debarked lengths of aspen from the Woodroom were conveyed to the pulpmill 100 cord capacity storage bin for storage (building 101). The wood was then fed to the main Pulmill’s (building 100) four 7000 hp pressurized grinders where it’s ground to pulp at a rate of 280 tons per day (70 tpd per grinder). Next, the pulp was thickened and pumped to the screening and bleaching area located near the paper machines
PGW Screenroom and Bleach Plant
Final PGW fiber processing was accomplished in the Screenroom (building 95) and Bleach Plant (building 15), both were located in the main mill area near the paper machines. Here the pulp was screened through numerous very fine slotted screens where only the proper size fibers were accepted for making paper. The rejected fibers were thickened and refined down to a more acceptable size before being screened again. The final low brightness screened pulp was then pumped to the bleach plant where it was bleached using a two stage alkaline peroxide bleaching process that both brightened and improved the pulps’ strength properties.
PGW Fiber Department process details
● Constructed in 1998
● Encompassed 7 acres
● Capacity to store up to 20,000 cords of logs
● Wood was harvested primarily within a 150 mile radius of the mill
● Approximately 125,000 cords of aspen are received each year
● The yard is open Monday through Friday
● Almost all wood is received by truck
● Wood inventory is managed on a first-in-first-out (FIFO) system
● Older wood is retrieved from one lot, while fresh wood is decked in the other
● One operator on shift Monday through Friday
● The log debarking and cutting system was installed in 1998 with start-up on December 20, 1998
● The process was supplied by Andritz Kone wood
● The woodroom is rated at 19 cords per hour
● Pulp is supplied to the pressurized Groundwood plant
● Two operators per shift
Log Loading Deck – capacity 15 cords
Deicing Chamber – capacity 7.5 cords
Compact Wave Feeder – new in 2006
– one on-line and one off-line
– rated at 20 logs per minute
Slasher Deck – logs cut to 50″ lengths
● The pressurized groundwood pulpmill started up on February 15, 1990
● Pulp is produced on four Tampella 7000 hp pressurized grinders
● Each grinder is rated at 70 tons per day or 280 tons per day total
● The log delivery system is supplied by Kone wood
● Three operators per shift
● 100 cord peeled log storage bin of aspen
● Kone wood log conveying and feed system
● Four Tampella grinders, Model T1812, each driven by a 7000 hp motor and rated at 70 ton per day
– 35 psi grinder pressure
– 196 degrees F shower water temperature
– 230 degrees F discharge stock temperature
● Pressurized disc thickener supplied by Hedemora
● 12 ton stock chest
● Grinder stones supplied by Norton
-Bolt through design is used
-Stone life of approximately three years
● Roberts stone grinding systems – pattern is 6 x 28 at a depth of 0.030
● Specific energy Consumption (SEC) is controlled at 65 resulting in a unscreened pulp at:
-180 Canadian Std. Freeness
-59 to 60 brightness
-3.17% pulmac shive count which includes refiner rejects
● Tamsec distributed control system controls the Kone log feed system and the grinders
● Bailey Infi 90 distributed control system is used to control the stock system
Pressurized Groundwood Screening
● Six ton screen supply chest
● Two primary course screens, P1, Bird 400 with 0.032 profile screen baskets
● Four primary screens, P2, Hooper PSV 400 with 0.005 low profile wedge wire baskets
● One secondary screen (S1) processing the rejects from the P1’s – Ahlstrom F2 with a 0.032” profile screen, accepts are fed forward to the P2’s
● One secondary screen (S2) processing the rejects from the P2’s
-Tap 200 with a 0.004” slotted screen
-Accepts are fed forward to the decker
-First stage 64-5” celleco 350
-Second stage 40-5” celleco 350
-Third stage 16-5” celleco 350
-Fourth stage 6-5” celleco 350
-Fifth stage 1-5” celleco 300
-First stage 22-celleco 270
-Second stage 6-celleco 270
-Third stage 2-celleco 270
-One Hedemora and one Dorr Oliver disc filter, feed consistency 0.5 to 0.8% discharge consistency
-5 ton storage chest
● Screened reject system
-DSM Screen for thickening
-2 SL4S Thune screw presses
-2 reject refiners, one on stand-by 20 HPDT
-Screened reject rate approximately 40%
● Screened unbleached pulp storage
-100 ton stock storage chest
– 60 ton stock storage chest
-5 ton stock storage chest
-12 ton bleach supply chest
● Screen unbleached pulp properties
-120-135 Canadian standard freeness
● Post refining
-Two 42” sprout twin flow refiners, 1000 HP and 1500 HP
-Approximately 0.9 – 1.2 HPDT
● One operator per shift
● The mill uses a two stage alkaline peroxide bleachery to brighten the groundwood pulp as well as develop pulp strength properties
● Brightness target out of the 1st stage is 68 and 2nd stage is 83-84
● Current bleaching and delivery systems provide two different brightness mechanical pulps for the paper machines
High Brightness System
Presses for bleach feed
● One 2.6 meter Andritz twin wire press, 25% discharge consistency with 145 TPD
● One 2.6 meter Andritz twin wire press, 32% discharge consistency with 135 TPD
Chemical addition system
● There are two chemical feed systems
● No. 1 chemical system for #3 press
● No. 2 chemical system for #4 press
● Peroxide, caustic and sodium silicate are injected into static mixers for each feed system along with chemical carrier water from the washer seal box
● No. 1 and No. 2 chemical system adds the bleach liquor to the pulp at a double shafted pin mixer for each press
● The chemical feed rate
-Peroxide = 66 lbs./ton
-Caustic = 65 lbs./ton
-Silicate = 15 lbs./ton
● Bleaching takes place in the bleach tower at 15 to 22% consistency
● The temperature in the bleach tower ranges from 120 to 150 degrees F
● The pH feeding the presses is 5.6 and in the tower during bleaching it is 9.5
● Bleach tower
-40 ton capacity
-Retention time of 2-4 hours
● The system has two Impco drum washers, each with four shower headers
● The filtrate is used for tower dilution, washer feed dilution, chemical carrier water and wasting to the anaerobic treatment plant
● The consisgtency feeding the washers is approximately 2.0% and the discharge is at 4.5%
Medium Brightness System
● 1st stage Alkaline peroxide bleaching takes place in the standpipe to the medium brightness high density tank
● The chemical feed rate is:
-Chelant 3 lbs./ton
-Caustic 20 lbs./ton
-Peroxide 12 lbs./ton
The pulp consistency at the point of addition is 5.5%
● The pH is 5.6 and the stock temperature at this point in the process varies from 135 to 150 degrees F
Bleached Pulp Storage
● Total bleaching capacity
-Medium bright system: 150 TPD
-High bright system: 222 TPD
-Medium bright system: 80 Tons
-High bright system: 20 Tons
Bleached Pulp Properties
● High Bright
-Scott bond 100
● Medium bright
-Scott bond 77