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BLOG: BEWARE OF LOW FABRIC TENSION 15-08-2019

Don't push too hard... In my previous blog, we reflected on 2 major causes and the resulting problems of fabrics running with a tension that is too high. In...

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BLOG: YOUR FABRIC TENSION IS TOO HIGH – WITHOUT YOU KNOWING IT 4-07-2019

Discover the cause and effect of measuring low tension values. Most paper mills use a mechanical tension gauge to measure the tension of Paper Machine Clothing, mostly forming fabrics. When this...

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BLOG: NIP DEWATERING and felt caliper 27-06-2019

Back in the 1980’s the performance of press felts was mainly judged by looking at the sheet; nobody really knew what was happening inside the felt once it was running....

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How to determine the right Fuji Film type? 24-04-2019

Our Fuji pressure sensitive film is extremely helpful when investigating the press load distribution of a paper machine. The film helps you to identify misalignments, crowning deviations...

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How much life is REALLY left in your felt? 31-08-2018

  At Feltest it is our goal to provide paper mills with knowledge and easy-to-use solutions to improve the performance of their paper machine clothing. Today, I’d like to focus on press...

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The operational advantage of being cool 10-08-2018

I asked Mike, Sales manager at Feltest, to write something about his latest sales success. He was more than happy to tell me about his new connections with Japan....

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How to determine if your press felt needs replacing 1-08-2018

In the Netherlands we have a saying, ‘meten is weten’, which literally translates to ‘measuring is knowing’. I guess we Dutchies like to analyze before we act. And basically, it...

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How measuring felt thickness revolutionized nip dewatering 6-06-2018

How it all started!   The Caliper Profiler was Feltest’s first product ever. Actually, it was the spark that started the founding of Feltest as a company! Back in the 1980’s my father,...

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Papercon conference 2018
Back in the USA, up to Panama 23-05-2018

It’s always great to visit ‘the States’, this time to give a presentation at the Papercon conference (in Charlotte, NC). The conference is the biggest event in North America. My...

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Let’s meet at Conferences & Exhibitions worldwide 21-03-2018

Do you agree that there is no substitute for meeting eachother in person? Especially when you can talk about your business: improving the paper making process. That’s why I actively...

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