Papermaking Additives

April 30 - May 4, 2022 | Charlotte, NC USA

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This year's program will highlight the best use of current state of the art technology as well as both incremental optimization and non-incremental advancements in technology.  The focus will be on new additives and application strategies.


Papermaking Additives Technical Program


Monday, October 4, 2021
1:30am - 3:00pm ET
PA1: Additives Kick off and Roundtable
    Session Chair: Lebo Xu, WestRock  
      PA1.1 Track Preview  
      PA1.2 Roundtable  
3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
PA2: Advances in Sizing Technologies
    Session Chair: Larry Anker, Solenis  
      PA2.1 Fluid Resistance: The Sizing of Paper Jaime Millan, Solenis
      PA2.2 Improved Sizing and Machine Efficiency Using a Novel, Simplified Approach Stephen Marrou, Nalco Water
      PA2.3 Novel Materials Used as Size Press LEP Primers Talia Collins, Michelman
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
8:00am - 10:00am ET
PA3: Enzymatic Innovations
    Session Chair: Rosy Covarrubias, Buckman  
      PA3.1 Introduction to Enzymes and Applications within Pulp, Paper and Board Production Greg DeLozier, Novozymes
      PA3.2 Mineral/ Microfibrillated Cellulose Composite Materials: Recycled Fibres, Engineered Minerals and New Product Forms David Skuse, FiberLean Technologies Limited
      PA3.3 New Enzymatic Technology Proves Effective in Unbleached Kraft Crystal Li, Buckman
1:30pm - 3:00pm ET
PA4: Approaches for Improved Packaging
    Session Chair: Scott Rosencrance, Kemira  
      PA4.1 Ply Bond Enhancement of Multi-Ply Packaging Paper Using Lignin-containing Micro- and Nano-Fibrillated Cellulose Heather Starkey, North Carolina State University
      PA4.2 Spraying Starch on the Fourdrinier - An Option Between Wet End Starch and the Size Press Cole Price, North Carolina State University
3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
PA5: New Advances in Papermaking Chemistry
    Session Chair: Heather Starkey, North Carolina State University 
      PA5.1 Applications of Foamed Additives to the Surface of Wet Handsheets Terry Bliss, Solenis
      PA5.2 Innovative Approach to Surface Treatments Kim William Robinson, Process Solutions Group
      PA5.3 The Effect of Contact Time Between CPAM and Colloidal Silica on the Flocculation Behaviour in the Approach Flow     Paul Krochak, RISE - Research Institute of Sweden
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
8:00am - 10:00am ET
PA6-PF4: Advances in Forming and Refining
(Papermaking Additives and Papermaking Fundamentals Joint Session)
    Session Chair: Scott Pantaleo, International Paper
      PA6-PF4.1 Efficient Management of Fines in the Stock Flow Prior to Headbox Jouni Matula, Wetend Technologies Ltd
      PA6-PF4.2 Numerical Simulation of a Low Consistency Single-Disc Refiner including Analysis of Experimental Rheological Data Marcus Britz, J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG
      PA6-PF4.3 Multiphase Forming; Advantages and Challenges Mustafa Usta, Georgia Institute of Technology
      PA6-PF4.4 Computational Modeling of Multiphase Forming Processes Dogukan Karahan, Georgia Institute of Technology
3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
PA7-PM9: Wrap-Up (Joint Session)
    Session Chair: Joseph Mahoney, Buckman & Todd Varner, Wood Group