• Engineering
  • Published 1991

Development of a high performance consistency transmitter for the pulp and paper industry

@inproceedings{Preikschat1991DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a high performance consistency transmitter for the pulp and paper industry},
  author={Ekhard Preikschat and J. Hokanson and Michael Stern and R. Nelson and Markku Mustonen},
  year={1991}
}
There are about 8000 paper machines in the world. 5000 of these are large enough to require a substantial amount of instrumentation. The measurement of consistency is one of the key elements for optimized operation of a paper machine. Typically there is a need of about 10 consistency transmitters per machine, i.e. worldwide there are as many as 50,000 consistency devices currently in use. Each year a good percentage of these need to be replaced or rebuilt. Traditionally the industry has used… CONTINUE READING