The Headbox - Practical Papermaking CD Series


This interactive CD teaches the basic functions of the headbox including flow spreading, deflocculation of stock, MD/CD basis weight control, fiber alignment, jet impingement, and formation. Also describes how different headbox designs accomplish these functions.

After successfully completing the lessons, you should  be able to:

  • Identify the basic functions of the headbox.
  • Select the differences and similarities between air-padded and hydraulic headboxes.
  • Show how headbox design and operation affect paper properties.

TAPPI’s Practical Papermaking Series is an interactive training course on the technical and practical aspects of papermaking. Available individually or as a set, these ten CDs cover all the basics of papermaking and paper machine operations. Anyone involved in papermaking that needs a working knowledge of the papermaking process, including operators, production and technical staff, engineers, and technical service personnel will benefit from this series.

Each CD has individual lessons covering a particular area of papermaking. Each takes about an hour to complete and is a stand-alone learning experience complete with a knowledge assessment section so you can measure your progress.

System Requirements
Pentium II Processor or higher
6MB of RAM
5MB hard disk space available
VGA or better display card
Windows compatible sound card
CD-ROM drive
Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT 3.51 or later
MPEG software or card
This is compatible with Windows ME and 2000

Other CDs in TAPPI’s Practical Papermaking Series
Wood Fibers and Paper Structure
Stock Preparation I - The Thick Stock System
Stock Preparation II - The Stock Approach System
Stock Preparation III - The Refining Process
Fourdrinier Operation
Twin Wire Forming
The Pressing Operation
The Drying Operation I
The Drying Operation II

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To link to the individual CDs listed above, please visit PPCDSET.

Member: $114 List: $173

Item Code: PP05CD

Headbox - Practical Papermaking CD-ROM Series
Headbox, The - Practical Papermaking CD-ROM Series

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