Price Soaring In China Paper Market

price-soaring-in-china-paper-marketThe China paper industry and market has experienced a sudden price soar since October 2016. From paper mills in the upstream to the carton plants, and then to the end customers, without exception, all parties were involved in this cost-shifting game.

RMB devaluation, environmental protection pressure, rise of coal transportation costs and other factors continue to push up the price, and in many places “a piece of paper is difficult to find”. But the crazy paper price will continue.

This is a reshuffle in the paper making industry in China and that is the trend. The oligarchs in paper industry will benefit. Continue reading “Price Soaring In China Paper Market”

Press Felt Cleaning In A Paper Machine

23Chemical press felt cleaning in the press section

The batt-fibers act as a type of filter and retain impurities from the production process. This is unavoidable, but such soiling can lead to a variety of problems. In most cases, these relate to a loss of paper quality. Sheet stealing is another negative side effect: Press dewatering can deteriorate, which leads to an upward trend in the number of sheet breaks. Increased vacuum in the suction rolls and boxes leads to higher energy consumption and felt wear. Should these problems become acute, the only solution is a felt change. The resultant additional shut downs naturally result in production losses. Today, chemical press felt cleaning is indispensable for paper makers. Continue reading “Press Felt Cleaning In A Paper Machine”