Forum Replies Created

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • Author
  • in reply to: Drying Info #1332
    Gary Visser

    One of the keys to optimal drying numbers is the solids content of the product entering the dryer. Every 1% increase in solids will typically result in just over 4% less gas usage. Typical solids for conventional forming can range between a poor solids of 24% to a great solids content of 30- 31%. The factors influencing this are almost limitless but include, vacuum , freeness of fibre, stock temperature, cycle time, tool and screen design and a big one is whether or not you are wet pressing.

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)