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pm1First installed in 1957, the “Wolfpack Baby” has been significantly upgraded in recent years. This small machine is quite flexible, and it permits the evaluation of a number of furnishes and process conditions in a short time period, keeping costs low.

Features on the machine are as follows:

  • deckle width 14-15″
  • reel width 9-12″
  • basis weight range 20-200 lb/3000 ft2 (33-325 g/m2)
  • speed range 30-150 feet/mipilot fourdrinier (2)n (9-45 m/min)pm2
  • production rate 50-100 MD lb/hour
  • atmospheric headbox
  • wet end shake for good formation
  • table rolls
  • four vacuum flat boxes
  • dandy roll
  • full white water recirculation looppm3_000
  • forward 1st press, felted
  • reversing 2nd press, felted pilot fourdrinier (3)
  • smoothing 3rd press, unfelted
  • 1st dryer section with 8 steam-heated cylinders
  • 2nd dryer section (after size press) with 5 steam-heated cylinders
  • metering size press (go to page AK)
  • calender stack with two hard, one soft nippm4_000
  • Measurex 2002 scanner with basis weight and moisture control
  • wet-end additives system with high-shear makedown tanks, continuous metering to multiple points on wet end