Events – TAPPIcon Virtual 2021

The U.S. Technical Association of Pulp & Paper Industry (TAPPI) has planned the first-half of their annual meeting (TAPPIcon) as a virtual 2-day event in May 2021 (4-5 May 2021).

National and international pulp and paper mills along with other industry-focused organisations will share the latest innovations in processing and production of pulp, paper, packaging and tissue. Keit’s Product & Application Manager, Dr. Jonathon Speed, presents on Tuesday, 4th May 2021 (10am-12pm EST) in the Process Control Track: (PC1.2) An On-line and Real-time Process Analyzer for Control in Pulp & Paper Manufacturing.

The IRmadillo was designed to function in harsh, caustic & challenging industrial environments. Unlike standard process analyzers, it can be installed directly on-line or in-line with manufacturing process lines throughout the Kraft process. Jonathon will go into further details on this  innovation in spectroscopic design to enable on-line monitoring for real-time control of pulp & paper processes. His presentation will include:

  • Direct comparison of the static-optics spectrometer with near infrared (NIR), Raman and a traditional FTIR spectrometer
  • Performance of the instrument in a range of chemicals of relevance to the Kraft process specifically as well as other additives or high-cost chemical monitoring
  • Demonstrate the differentiation and quantitation of sodium sulfate and sodium sulfite simultaneously in aqueous mixtures
  • Explore the application of the technology in green liquor monitoring to unlock and improve process control and savings

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Review the program: TAPPIcon virtual 2021
Find out more about Keit’s IRmadillo and improved monitoring of the Kraft process in the Pulp & Paper Industry

About Keit Spectrometers and the IRmadillo Analyzers

Keit has created the family of IRmadillo mid-infrared instruments to provide in-line process analysis of liquids over a variety of operating environments – including those most challenging. They are built tough with fixed sampling probes and a vibration-tolerant design. The IRmadillo enables real-time process analysis of liquids in environments that challenge standard instrumentation enabling process optimisation & cost savings. www.keit.co.uk

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