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Conservation of energy: A paper machine fingerprint cuts energy usage
ABB Corporate Research Västerås, Sweden. (MERO)ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0274-4719
ABB Corporate Research Bangalore, India.
ABB Process Automation Services Westerville, OH, United States.
ABB Optimization Service Atlanta, GA, United States.
2013 (English)In: ABB review, ISSN 1013-3119, no 1, 58-63 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Abstract [en]

Entering the papermaking machine, the raw material that goes into a single A4 sheet of paper would look like a bucket of slightly dirty water. In fact, the stock furnished to a paper machine contains over 99 percent water and less than 1 percent actual paper fiber. Although most of the dewatering in papermaking is performed mechanically, a significant amount is done thermally – resulting in colossal energy usage and making paper production one of the most energy-hungry processes in industry. But where such large consumptions are in play, there also exist opportunities for significant savings. This is why ABB offers a paper machine energy fingerprint. This assessment quantifies energy flows and benchmarks energy use in the paper machine, enabling energy-saving opportunities to be identified.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. no 1, 58-63 p.
Keyword [en]
Paper machine, Energy, Fingerprint, Assessment, Benchmarking
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Other Engineering and Technologies not elsewhere specified
Research subject
Energy- and Environmental Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-23061OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mdh-23061DiVA: diva2:668927
Available from: 2013-12-02 Created: 2013-12-02 Last updated: 2014-02-07Bibliographically approved

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