Inline Pressure Filters

In-line filters can have a single or duplex arrangement. A single in-line filter is used in applications where the flow can be interrupted, or the filter can be bypassed when the filter element is serviced. Duo filters are used when continuous filtration is required.

Learn More
M-clean™ Cleaning Systems

The M-clean cleaning system is a modular cleaning system that uses high-pressure water in combination with an effective evacuation and air knife system to remove contaminants.

Learn More
Press Section Felt Cleaning Assembly

Among other applications, the press section felt cleaning assembly, also known as UHLE pipe, is designed to enhance uniform CD dewatering and cleaning, and minimize energy consumption on the press section of a paper machine.

Learn More
Doctor & Roll Cleaning Blades

Doctor and roll cleaning blades are used to clean rolls and remove stock accumulations, water, pitch, and filler buildup.

Learn More
Doctor & Roll Cleaning Blade Holders

Proper doctoring or roll cleaning is critical to many industrial processes and goes beyond choosing a doctor or roll cleaning blade.

Learn More
Roll Cleaner Assemblies

Roll cleaner assemblies are comprised of a roll cleaning blade, blade holder, structural beam, brackets and bearings along with an option to oscillate.

Learn More
Desuperheaters

Desuperheaters reduce the temperature of superheated steam to its saturation point for optimal heat transfer and efficiency.

Learn More
Direct Steam Injection Heaters

A direct steam injection heater provides a cost-effective method to heat water and other fluids by injecting steam directly into the fluid. The direct injection heater is designed to handle a wide range of flow rates and deliver hot fluids at precise temperatures.

Learn More
Flexible Metal Hose

Flexible hose prevents stress on rotary joints and unions as well as connected piping due to thermal expansion or vibration.

Learn More
Air & Steam Separators

To improve the operating efficiency of pneumatic equipment, Kadant Johnson air separators eliminate 99% of entrained contaminants including moisture, pipe scale, dirt and oil.

Learn More
Sight Flow Indicators

Kadant sight flow indicators are engineered to provide visual observation of liquid and gas flows. These pipeline indicators are available with ductile iron or bronze bodies. All glass windows are made of Pyrex® or equal.

Learn More
Thermocompressors

Kadant Johnson steam jet thermocompressors are designed to boost low pressure steam by accurately mixing the low pressure steam with high pressure steam.

Learn More
Pulping & Detrashing

Complete systems for all pulping and detrashing applications based on your requirements for quality, energy efficiency, and maximum fiber recovery.

Learn More
Heat Transfer

A complete line of energy-efficient heat transfer products for the chemical pulp mill including blow-heat systems, multiple-effect evaporator & concentrator trains, indirect liquor heaters, condensate segregation, stripping, and methanol recovery.

Learn More
Recausticizing

Economic recausticizing solutions for the kraft and soda processes, including innovative upgrades to clarification, filtration, and grit management solutions - all designed to maximize efficiency, reduce energy consumption and meet environmental regulations.

Learn More
Pulp Washing

The world’s only all-in-one, multi-stage displacement pulp washer, The Kadant Chemi-Washer® is a proven performer for brown stock and bleach plant applications the world over.

Learn More
Screening

A full range of innovative options for screening stock pulp. Cost-effective solutions for a variety of applications including wastepaper recycling, deinking, virgin fiber and approach flow processing.

Learn More
Cleaning

Comprehensive cleaning solutions for high efficiency removal of all types of contaminants from pulp slurries.

Learn More
PAAL Konti

Kadant PAAL’s Konti automatic channel baler delivers high throughput and bale weights with low energy consumption.

Learn More
PAAL Pacomat

Kadant PAAL’s range of PACOMAT channel baling presses, which is offered with either vertical or horizontal wire tying, is the ideal baler for most grades of paper, cardboard, cartons, foils, and many other materials.

Learn More
PAAL S1W

Kadant PAAL’s S1W fully automatic baler is is designed to press tin and aluminum cans into highly compressed packages.

Learn More
PAAL PAC

Kadant PAAL’s PAC baler is a semi-automatic, closed end baler with manual horizontal tying, incorporating full bale ejection.

Learn More
PAAL DOKON

Kadant PAAL’s DOKON is the only high performance, fully automatic channel baler in the market to offer consistent and reliable operation with a horizontal twine tying system.

Learn More
PAAL HTR

Kadant PAAL’s HTR baler is a fully automatic, high-compression two-ram baler offered with a plastic strap tying system.

Learn More
Debarker - Fuji King

The Fuji King Rotary Debarker is an innovative development in debarking technology employing a combination of mechanical abrasion and log-to-log contact.

Learn More
Stranders - SmartDISC

The Kadant Carmanah 37/118 SmartDISC Strander cuts tree length or batch fed logs into strands for OSB production.

Learn More
Chippers - Disc (Wastewood)

Kadant Carmanah produces some of the wood industry's highest quality and robust chippers for waste-wood and whole-log applications.

Learn More
Chippers - Disc (Whole Log)

Kadant Carmanah produces some of the wood industry's highest quality and robust chippers for waste-wood and whole-log applications.

Learn More
Chippers - Drum

The SKD (Straight Knife Drum) Chipper uses straight-edged knives mounted across the face of a cylindrical drum, fed from an inclined chute, to produce quality chips.

Learn More
Chippers - Veneer

The Kadant Veneer Chipper process veneer waste at high production rates.

Learn More
Fiber-based Granules

Kadant GranTek Inc. transforms papermaking waste products into several viable cellulose granular products used as carriers for pest control in crop protection, green space maintenance, as an all purpose industrial absorbent and as premium cat box fillers.

Learn More
Doctor & Roll Cleaning Blades

Doctor and roll cleaning blades are used to clean rolls and remove stock accumulations, water, pitch, and filler buildup.

Learn More
Doctor & Roll Cleaning Blade Holders

Proper doctoring or roll cleaning is critical to many industrial processes and goes beyond choosing a doctor or roll cleaning blade.

Learn More
Roll Cleaner Assemblies

Roll cleaner assemblies are comprised of a roll cleaning blade, blade holder, structural beam, brackets and bearings along with an option to oscillate.

Learn More
Double Doctoring Systems

A double doctor system provides the extra performance of two independently adjustable doctor blades within one unit.

Learn More
M-clean™ Cleaning Systems

The M-clean cleaning system is a modular cleaning system that uses high-pressure water in combination with an effective evacuation and air knife system to remove contaminants.

Learn More
Press Section Felt Cleaning Assembly

Among other applications, the press section felt cleaning assembly, also known as UHLE pipe, is designed to enhance uniform CD dewatering and cleaning, and minimize energy consumption on the press section of a paper machine.

Learn More
Spray Nozzles

Spray nozzles are used to remove contaminants and are essential in the cleaning process of many manufacturing processes.

Learn More
Stationary and Oscillating Showers

Shower systems are used to clean contaminates off machine fabric. Stationary and oscillating shower systems are available for a variety of applications.

Learn More
Mist Elimination Systems

The Mist Eliminator incorporates standard paper machine components to thoroughly clean forming fabrics and eliminate mist that is often associated with high-pressure showering.

Learn More
Electro-Mechanical Shower Oscillators

Electro-mechanical shower oscillators are precisely synchronized with the machine speed and fabric loop to ensure that 100% of the fabric is cleaned.

Learn More
Inline Pressure Filters

In-line filters can have a single or duplex arrangement. A single in-line filter is used in applications where the flow can be interrupted, or the filter can be bypassed when the filter element is serviced. Duo filters are used when continuous filtration is required.

Learn More
Water Resource Recovery Strainers

A proper water resource recovery system is used to effectively and efficiently reclaim white water, heat, chemicals, and fiber from a variety of paper and pulp mill applications, including DAF filtrate, save-all water, and seal pit water.

Learn More
High-Resolution™ Forming System

The High-Resolution forming system is designed for use with packaging grades of paper. This three-component system consisting of high-resolution drainage structures, Stepfoil™ technology, and high precision vacuum control provides the papermaker with excellent activity control across broad grade structures and different furnishes while maintaining an open sheet.

Learn More
Rotary Joints & Unions

A rotary joint, also referred to as a rotary union or rotating union, permits the flow of various media from a stationary supply pipe and into and/or out of rotating equipment. Heat transfer and hydraulic media typically used with rotary joints and rotating unions include steam, water, thermal oil, hydraulic oil, air, and coolant.

Learn More
Custom Rotary Unions & Swivels

Kadant Johnson’s product innovation team focuses on making the best solution in the shortest time possible. We provide rapid design and manufacturing services to ensure our new project solutions process for custom rotary unions and swivel joints put our customers at the center of our schedule.

Learn More
Multi-Passage Rotary Unions

Multi-passage (MP) rotary unions are used when more than one media are used simultaneously. An MP rotary union provides multiple seals between stationary connections and rotating equipment, such as a drum, index table, clutch, or spindle.

Learn More
Rubber Expansion Joints

Hand-crafted rubber expansion joints available in single- and multiple-arch designs are custom-built to fit your application requirements. Options include PTFE-lined, concentric reducing, eccentric reducing, filled arch, lightweight, and off-set configurations.

Learn More
Metal Bellows Expansion Joints

Custom-engineered single- and dual-bellows designs made from 18-8 stainless steel alloy 321 with high intergranular corrosion resistance. Options include PTFE-lined, universally-tied, pressure-balanced, Gimbal, and hinged, among other configurations.

Learn More
PTFE Expansion Joints

Solid-molded PTFE expansion joints are corrosion-resistant and made to withstand the high pressure and temperature in a compact, space-saving design. Available in standard sizes 1” to 12” with two, three, or five convolutions.

Learn More
Fabric Expansion Joints

Non-metallic, flue-duct expansion joints available in eight standard profiles to fit your application requirements up to 2,000 F. Custom-designed with single-layer and composite belts and elastomers with excellent abrasion resistance.

Learn More
Flexible Metal Hose & Connectors

Corrugated metal hose with and without external braiding and metal pump connectors to absorb vibration, misalignment, and piping thermal expansion or contraction. Options include rubber covering, unique alloys, and sizes from 0.25” to 12”.

Learn More
Industrial Hose

Custom-engineered and hand-built flexible hose for a variety of industrial applications including high-pressure FDA compliant sanitary hose, chemical hose, air hose, petroleum hose, and material handling hose. Lengths available up to 500 feet and diameters up to 28”.

Learn More
Desuperheaters

Desuperheaters reduce the temperature of superheated steam to its saturation point for optimal heat transfer and efficiency.

Learn More
Direct Steam Injection Heaters

A direct steam injection heater provides a cost-effective method to heat water and other fluids by injecting steam directly into the fluid. The direct injection heater is designed to handle a wide range of flow rates and deliver hot fluids at precise temperatures.

Learn More
Thermocompressors

Kadant Johnson steam jet thermocompressors are designed to boost low pressure steam by accurately mixing the low pressure steam with high pressure steam.

Learn More
Condensate Pumps

With no maintenance-intensive components to leak, wear, or fail, the Liqui-Mover condensate pump is a naturally more reliable than conventional pumps. As a result, the Liqui-Mover condensate pump will work longer, with less maintenance and far less downtime than conventional pumps.

Learn More
Replacement Level Control

Replacement level controls are reliable and cost-effective control assemblies for servicing pressure powered pumps and pumping traps.   

Learn More
Corrugator Steam Systems

Developing an integrated corrugated steam system is key to efficiently meeting the production speeds and improving operational runnability of modern corrugators.

Learn More
Steam Systems

Kadant Johnson combines over 80 years of process expertise and an extensive product portfolio to deliver cost-effective, application-specific solutions.

Learn More
Flexible Metal Hose

Flexible hose prevents stress on rotary joints and unions as well as connected piping due to thermal expansion or vibration.

Learn More
Air & Steam Separators

To improve the operating efficiency of pneumatic equipment, Kadant Johnson air separators eliminate 99% of entrained contaminants including moisture, pipe scale, dirt and oil.

Learn More
Sight Flow Indicators

Kadant sight flow indicators are engineered to provide visual observation of liquid and gas flows. These pipeline indicators are available with ductile iron or bronze bodies. All glass windows are made of Pyrex® or equal.

Learn More
Vacuum Breakers

Kadant Johnson vacuum breakers provide a simple, dependable way to relieve unwanted vacuum which may develop in a closed vessel or pipeline. They can be used to prevent contamination from back siphonage in fluid handling systems, and to protect equipment against collapse or implosion.

Learn More
Pulping & Detrashing

Complete systems for all pulping and detrashing applications based on your requirements for quality, energy efficiency, and maximum fiber recovery.

Learn More
Screening

A full range of innovative options for screening stock pulp. Cost-effective solutions for a variety of applications including wastepaper recycling, deinking, virgin fiber and approach flow processing.

Learn More
Cleaning

Comprehensive cleaning solutions for high efficiency removal of all types of contaminants from pulp slurries.

Learn More
Thickening

Recovery systems for white water, heat, chemicals, and fiber for a variety of paper and pulp mill applications.

Learn More
Deinking

Based on our advanced flotation technology, the MAK-C Deinking Cell offers maximum yield and efficiency.

Learn More
High Shear Devices

Top-performing refiners and dispersers built tough and used across the globe.

Learn More
Heat Transfer

A complete line of energy-efficient heat transfer products for the chemical pulp mill including blow-heat systems, multiple-effect evaporator & concentrator trains, indirect liquor heaters, condensate segregation, stripping, and methanol recovery.

Learn More
Recausticizing

Economic recausticizing solutions for the kraft and soda processes, including innovative upgrades to clarification, filtration, and grit management solutions - all designed to maximize efficiency, reduce energy consumption and meet environmental regulations.

Learn More
Pulp Washing

The world’s only all-in-one, multi-stage displacement pulp washer, The Kadant Chemi-Washer® is a proven performer for brown stock and bleach plant applications the world over.

Learn More
Screening

A full range of innovative options for screening stock pulp. Cost-effective solutions for a variety of applications including wastepaper recycling, deinking, virgin fiber and approach flow processing.

Learn More
Cleaning

Comprehensive cleaning solutions for high efficiency removal of all types of contaminants from pulp slurries.

Learn More
Thickening

Recovery systems for white water, heat, chemicals, and fiber for a variety of paper and pulp mill applications.

Learn More
Screening

A full range of innovative options for screening stock pulp. Cost-effective solutions for a variety of applications including wastepaper recycling, deinking, virgin fiber and approach flow processing.

Learn More
Cleaning

Comprehensive cleaning solutions for high efficiency removal of all types of contaminants from pulp slurries.

Learn More
Thickening

Recovery systems for white water, heat, chemicals, and fiber for a variety of paper and pulp mill applications.

Learn More
PAAL Konti

Kadant PAAL’s Konti automatic channel baler delivers high throughput and bale weights with low energy consumption.

Learn More
PAAL Pacomat

Kadant PAAL’s range of PACOMAT channel baling presses, which is offered with either vertical or horizontal wire tying, is the ideal baler for most grades of paper, cardboard, cartons, foils, and many other materials.

Learn More
PAAL S1W

Kadant PAAL’s S1W fully automatic baler is is designed to press tin and aluminum cans into highly compressed packages.

Learn More
PAAL PAC

Kadant PAAL’s PAC baler is a semi-automatic, closed end baler with manual horizontal tying, incorporating full bale ejection.

Learn More
PAAL DOKON

Kadant PAAL’s DOKON is the only high performance, fully automatic channel baler in the market to offer consistent and reliable operation with a horizontal twine tying system.

Learn More
PAAL HTR

Kadant PAAL’s HTR baler is a fully automatic, high-compression two-ram baler offered with a plastic strap tying system.

Learn More
Chain Conveyor

The Kadant PAAL chain conveyor is characterized by its robust and stable construction.

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Stranders - SmartDISC

The Kadant Carmanah 37/118 SmartDISC Strander cuts tree length or batch fed logs into strands for OSB production.

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Stranders - SmartRING

The SmartRING Strander cuts tree length or batch fed logs into strands for OSB production. An innovative clamping system secures the logs in place while the carriage mounted Strander extends into the cutting chamber.

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Alignment Conveyor

The alignment conveyor improves log feed to Kadant’s stranders used in the production of OSB. The product provides operators with improved wood yield, strand quality and higher production throughput.

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Disposable Knife System

In the manufacturing of OSB and other similar engineered wood products, knives are employed to process logs and produce raw materials (strands) in dimensions that are required by the process.

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Load Pocket Profiling Laser

The LPPL system allows Oriented Strand Board (OSB) manufacturers to measure and optimize the loading efficiency of their log stranders.

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Chippers - Disc (Wastewood)

Kadant Carmanah produces some of the wood industry's highest quality and robust chippers for waste-wood and whole-log applications.

Learn More
Chippers - Disc (Whole Log)

Kadant Carmanah produces some of the wood industry's highest quality and robust chippers for waste-wood and whole-log applications.

Learn More
Chippers - Drum

The SKD (Straight Knife Drum) Chipper uses straight-edged knives mounted across the face of a cylindrical drum, fed from an inclined chute, to produce quality chips.

Learn More
Chippers - Veneer

The Kadant Veneer Chipper process veneer waste at high production rates.

Learn More
Chip Screening

Kadant Carmanah has more than 80 years of chip screen application and manufacturing experience. The company’s suspended chip screen design is a result of that experience.

Learn More
Debarker - Fuji King

The Fuji King Rotary Debarker is an innovative development in debarking technology employing a combination of mechanical abrasion and log-to-log contact.

Learn More
Inline Pressure Filters

In-line filters can have a single or duplex arrangement. A single in-line filter is used in applications where the flow can be interrupted, or the filter can be bypassed when the filter element is serviced. Duo filters are used when continuous filtration is required.

Learn More
M-clean™ Cleaning Systems

The M-clean cleaning system is a modular cleaning system that uses high-pressure water in combination with an effective evacuation and air knife system to remove contaminants.

Learn More
Press Section Felt Cleaning Assembly

Among other applications, the press section felt cleaning assembly, also known as UHLE pipe, is designed to enhance uniform CD dewatering and cleaning, and minimize energy consumption on the press section of a paper machine.

Learn More
Doctor & Roll Cleaning Blades

Doctor and roll cleaning blades are used to clean rolls and remove stock accumulations, water, pitch, and filler buildup.

Learn More
Doctor & Roll Cleaning Blade Holders

Proper doctoring or roll cleaning is critical to many industrial processes and goes beyond choosing a doctor or roll cleaning blade.

Learn More
Roll Cleaner Assemblies

Roll cleaner assemblies are comprised of a roll cleaning blade, blade holder, structural beam, brackets and bearings along with an option to oscillate.

Learn More
Desuperheaters

Desuperheaters reduce the temperature of superheated steam to its saturation point for optimal heat transfer and efficiency.

Learn More
Direct Steam Injection Heaters

A direct steam injection heater provides a cost-effective method to heat water and other fluids by injecting steam directly into the fluid. The direct injection heater is designed to handle a wide range of flow rates and deliver hot fluids at precise temperatures.

Learn More
Flexible Metal Hose

Flexible hose prevents stress on rotary joints and unions as well as connected piping due to thermal expansion or vibration.

Learn More
Air & Steam Separators

To improve the operating efficiency of pneumatic equipment, Kadant Johnson air separators eliminate 99% of entrained contaminants including moisture, pipe scale, dirt and oil.

Learn More
Sight Flow Indicators

Kadant sight flow indicators are engineered to provide visual observation of liquid and gas flows. These pipeline indicators are available with ductile iron or bronze bodies. All glass windows are made of Pyrex® or equal.

Learn More
Thermocompressors

Kadant Johnson steam jet thermocompressors are designed to boost low pressure steam by accurately mixing the low pressure steam with high pressure steam.

Learn More
Pulping & Detrashing

Complete systems for all pulping and detrashing applications based on your requirements for quality, energy efficiency, and maximum fiber recovery.

Learn More
Heat Transfer

A complete line of energy-efficient heat transfer products for the chemical pulp mill including blow-heat systems, multiple-effect evaporator & concentrator trains, indirect liquor heaters, condensate segregation, stripping, and methanol recovery.

Learn More
Recausticizing

Economic recausticizing solutions for the kraft and soda processes, including innovative upgrades to clarification, filtration, and grit management solutions - all designed to maximize efficiency, reduce energy consumption and meet environmental regulations.

Learn More
Pulp Washing

The world’s only all-in-one, multi-stage displacement pulp washer, The Kadant Chemi-Washer® is a proven performer for brown stock and bleach plant applications the world over.

Learn More
Screening

A full range of innovative options for screening stock pulp. Cost-effective solutions for a variety of applications including wastepaper recycling, deinking, virgin fiber and approach flow processing.

Learn More
Cleaning

Comprehensive cleaning solutions for high efficiency removal of all types of contaminants from pulp slurries.

Learn More
PAAL Konti

Kadant PAAL’s Konti automatic channel baler delivers high throughput and bale weights with low energy consumption.

Learn More
PAAL Pacomat

Kadant PAAL’s range of PACOMAT channel baling presses, which is offered with either vertical or horizontal wire tying, is the ideal baler for most grades of paper, cardboard, cartons, foils, and many other materials.

Learn More
PAAL S1W

Kadant PAAL’s S1W fully automatic baler is is designed to press tin and aluminum cans into highly compressed packages.

Learn More
PAAL PAC

Kadant PAAL’s PAC baler is a semi-automatic, closed end baler with manual horizontal tying, incorporating full bale ejection.

Learn More
PAAL DOKON

Kadant PAAL’s DOKON is the only high performance, fully automatic channel baler in the market to offer consistent and reliable operation with a horizontal twine tying system.

Learn More
PAAL HTR

Kadant PAAL’s HTR baler is a fully automatic, high-compression two-ram baler offered with a plastic strap tying system.

Learn More
Debarker - Fuji King

The Fuji King Rotary Debarker is an innovative development in debarking technology employing a combination of mechanical abrasion and log-to-log contact.

Learn More
Stranders - SmartDISC

The Kadant Carmanah 37/118 SmartDISC Strander cuts tree length or batch fed logs into strands for OSB production.

Learn More
Chippers - Disc (Wastewood)

Kadant Carmanah produces some of the wood industry's highest quality and robust chippers for waste-wood and whole-log applications.

Learn More
Chippers - Disc (Whole Log)

Kadant Carmanah produces some of the wood industry's highest quality and robust chippers for waste-wood and whole-log applications.

Learn More
Chippers - Drum

The SKD (Straight Knife Drum) Chipper uses straight-edged knives mounted across the face of a cylindrical drum, fed from an inclined chute, to produce quality chips.

Learn More
Chippers - Veneer

The Kadant Veneer Chipper process veneer waste at high production rates.

Learn More
Fiber-based Granules

Kadant GranTek Inc. transforms papermaking waste products into several viable cellulose granular products used as carriers for pest control in crop protection, green space maintenance, as an all purpose industrial absorbent and as premium cat box fillers.

Learn More
Doctor & Roll Cleaning Blades

Doctor and roll cleaning blades are used to clean rolls and remove stock accumulations, water, pitch, and filler buildup.

Learn More
Doctor & Roll Cleaning Blade Holders

Proper doctoring or roll cleaning is critical to many industrial processes and goes beyond choosing a doctor or roll cleaning blade.

Learn More
Roll Cleaner Assemblies

Roll cleaner assemblies are comprised of a roll cleaning blade, blade holder, structural beam, brackets and bearings along with an option to oscillate.

Learn More
Double Doctoring Systems

A double doctor system provides the extra performance of two independently adjustable doctor blades within one unit.

Learn More
M-clean™ Cleaning Systems

The M-clean cleaning system is a modular cleaning system that uses high-pressure water in combination with an effective evacuation and air knife system to remove contaminants.

Learn More
Press Section Felt Cleaning Assembly

Among other applications, the press section felt cleaning assembly, also known as UHLE pipe, is designed to enhance uniform CD dewatering and cleaning, and minimize energy consumption on the press section of a paper machine.

Learn More
Spray Nozzles

Spray nozzles are used to remove contaminants and are essential in the cleaning process of many manufacturing processes.

Learn More
Stationary and Oscillating Showers

Shower systems are used to clean contaminates off machine fabric. Stationary and oscillating shower systems are available for a variety of applications.

Learn More
Mist Elimination Systems

The Mist Eliminator incorporates standard paper machine components to thoroughly clean forming fabrics and eliminate mist that is often associated with high-pressure showering.

Learn More
Electro-Mechanical Shower Oscillators

Electro-mechanical shower oscillators are precisely synchronized with the machine speed and fabric loop to ensure that 100% of the fabric is cleaned.

Learn More
Inline Pressure Filters

In-line filters can have a single or duplex arrangement. A single in-line filter is used in applications where the flow can be interrupted, or the filter can be bypassed when the filter element is serviced. Duo filters are used when continuous filtration is required.

Learn More
Water Resource Recovery Strainers

A proper water resource recovery system is used to effectively and efficiently reclaim white water, heat, chemicals, and fiber from a variety of paper and pulp mill applications, including DAF filtrate, save-all water, and seal pit water.

Learn More
High-Resolution™ Forming System

The High-Resolution forming system is designed for use with packaging grades of paper. This three-component system consisting of high-resolution drainage structures, Stepfoil™ technology, and high precision vacuum control provides the papermaker with excellent activity control across broad grade structures and different furnishes while maintaining an open sheet.

Learn More
Rotary Joints & Unions

A rotary joint, also referred to as a rotary union or rotating union, permits the flow of various media from a stationary supply pipe and into and/or out of rotating equipment. Heat transfer and hydraulic media typically used with rotary joints and rotating unions include steam, water, thermal oil, hydraulic oil, air, and coolant.

Learn More
Custom Rotary Unions & Swivels

Kadant Johnson’s product innovation team focuses on making the best solution in the shortest time possible. We provide rapid design and manufacturing services to ensure our new project solutions process for custom rotary unions and swivel joints put our customers at the center of our schedule.

Learn More
Multi-Passage Rotary Unions

Multi-passage (MP) rotary unions are used when more than one media are used simultaneously. An MP rotary union provides multiple seals between stationary connections and rotating equipment, such as a drum, index table, clutch, or spindle.

Learn More
Rubber Expansion Joints

Hand-crafted rubber expansion joints available in single- and multiple-arch designs are custom-built to fit your application requirements. Options include PTFE-lined, concentric reducing, eccentric reducing, filled arch, lightweight, and off-set configurations.

Learn More
Metal Bellows Expansion Joints

Custom-engineered single- and dual-bellows designs made from 18-8 stainless steel alloy 321 with high intergranular corrosion resistance. Options include PTFE-lined, universally-tied, pressure-balanced, Gimbal, and hinged, among other configurations.

Learn More
PTFE Expansion Joints

Solid-molded PTFE expansion joints are corrosion-resistant and made to withstand the high pressure and temperature in a compact, space-saving design. Available in standard sizes 1” to 12” with two, three, or five convolutions.

Learn More
Fabric Expansion Joints

Non-metallic, flue-duct expansion joints available in eight standard profiles to fit your application requirements up to 2,000 F. Custom-designed with single-layer and composite belts and elastomers with excellent abrasion resistance.

Learn More
Flexible Metal Hose & Connectors

Corrugated metal hose with and without external braiding and metal pump connectors to absorb vibration, misalignment, and piping thermal expansion or contraction. Options include rubber covering, unique alloys, and sizes from 0.25” to 12”.

Learn More
Industrial Hose

Custom-engineered and hand-built flexible hose for a variety of industrial applications including high-pressure FDA compliant sanitary hose, chemical hose, air hose, petroleum hose, and material handling hose. Lengths available up to 500 feet and diameters up to 28”.

Learn More
Desuperheaters

Desuperheaters reduce the temperature of superheated steam to its saturation point for optimal heat transfer and efficiency.

Learn More
Direct Steam Injection Heaters

A direct steam injection heater provides a cost-effective method to heat water and other fluids by injecting steam directly into the fluid. The direct injection heater is designed to handle a wide range of flow rates and deliver hot fluids at precise temperatures.

Learn More
Thermocompressors

Kadant Johnson steam jet thermocompressors are designed to boost low pressure steam by accurately mixing the low pressure steam with high pressure steam.

Learn More
Condensate Pumps

With no maintenance-intensive components to leak, wear, or fail, the Liqui-Mover condensate pump is a naturally more reliable than conventional pumps. As a result, the Liqui-Mover condensate pump will work longer, with less maintenance and far less downtime than conventional pumps.

Learn More
Replacement Level Control

Replacement level controls are reliable and cost-effective control assemblies for servicing pressure powered pumps and pumping traps.   

Learn More
Corrugator Steam Systems

Developing an integrated corrugated steam system is key to efficiently meeting the production speeds and improving operational runnability of modern corrugators.

Learn More
Steam Systems

Kadant Johnson combines over 80 years of process expertise and an extensive product portfolio to deliver cost-effective, application-specific solutions.

Learn More
Flexible Metal Hose

Flexible hose prevents stress on rotary joints and unions as well as connected piping due to thermal expansion or vibration.

Learn More
Air & Steam Separators

To improve the operating efficiency of pneumatic equipment, Kadant Johnson air separators eliminate 99% of entrained contaminants including moisture, pipe scale, dirt and oil.

Learn More
Sight Flow Indicators

Kadant sight flow indicators are engineered to provide visual observation of liquid and gas flows. These pipeline indicators are available with ductile iron or bronze bodies. All glass windows are made of Pyrex® or equal.

Learn More
Vacuum Breakers

Kadant Johnson vacuum breakers provide a simple, dependable way to relieve unwanted vacuum which may develop in a closed vessel or pipeline. They can be used to prevent contamination from back siphonage in fluid handling systems, and to protect equipment against collapse or implosion.

Learn More
Pulping & Detrashing

Complete systems for all pulping and detrashing applications based on your requirements for quality, energy efficiency, and maximum fiber recovery.

Learn More
Screening

A full range of innovative options for screening stock pulp. Cost-effective solutions for a variety of applications including wastepaper recycling, deinking, virgin fiber and approach flow processing.

Learn More
Cleaning

Comprehensive cleaning solutions for high efficiency removal of all types of contaminants from pulp slurries.

Learn More
Thickening

Recovery systems for white water, heat, chemicals, and fiber for a variety of paper and pulp mill applications.

Learn More
Deinking

Based on our advanced flotation technology, the MAK-C Deinking Cell offers maximum yield and efficiency.

Learn More
High Shear Devices

Top-performing refiners and dispersers built tough and used across the globe.

Learn More
Heat Transfer

A complete line of energy-efficient heat transfer products for the chemical pulp mill including blow-heat systems, multiple-effect evaporator & concentrator trains, indirect liquor heaters, condensate segregation, stripping, and methanol recovery.

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Recausticizing

Economic recausticizing solutions for the kraft and soda processes, including innovative upgrades to clarification, filtration, and grit management solutions - all designed to maximize efficiency, reduce energy consumption and meet environmental regulations.

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Pulp Washing

The world’s only all-in-one, multi-stage displacement pulp washer, The Kadant Chemi-Washer® is a proven performer for brown stock and bleach plant applications the world over.

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Screening

A full range of innovative options for screening stock pulp. Cost-effective solutions for a variety of applications including wastepaper recycling, deinking, virgin fiber and approach flow processing.

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Cleaning

Comprehensive cleaning solutions for high efficiency removal of all types of contaminants from pulp slurries.

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Thickening

Recovery systems for white water, heat, chemicals, and fiber for a variety of paper and pulp mill applications.

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Screening

A full range of innovative options for screening stock pulp. Cost-effective solutions for a variety of applications including wastepaper recycling, deinking, virgin fiber and approach flow processing.

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Cleaning

Comprehensive cleaning solutions for high efficiency removal of all types of contaminants from pulp slurries.

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Thickening

Recovery systems for white water, heat, chemicals, and fiber for a variety of paper and pulp mill applications.

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PAAL Konti

Kadant PAAL’s Konti automatic channel baler delivers high throughput and bale weights with low energy consumption.

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PAAL Pacomat

Kadant PAAL’s range of PACOMAT channel baling presses, which is offered with either vertical or horizontal wire tying, is the ideal baler for most grades of paper, cardboard, cartons, foils, and many other materials.

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PAAL S1W

Kadant PAAL’s S1W fully automatic baler is is designed to press tin and aluminum cans into highly compressed packages.

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PAAL PAC

Kadant PAAL’s PAC baler is a semi-automatic, closed end baler with manual horizontal tying, incorporating full bale ejection.

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PAAL DOKON

Kadant PAAL’s DOKON is the only high performance, fully automatic channel baler in the market to offer consistent and reliable operation with a horizontal twine tying system.

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PAAL HTR

Kadant PAAL’s HTR baler is a fully automatic, high-compression two-ram baler offered with a plastic strap tying system.

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Chain Conveyor

The Kadant PAAL chain conveyor is characterized by its robust and stable construction.

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Stranders - SmartDISC

The Kadant Carmanah 37/118 SmartDISC Strander cuts tree length or batch fed logs into strands for OSB production.

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Stranders - SmartRING

The SmartRING Strander cuts tree length or batch fed logs into strands for OSB production. An innovative clamping system secures the logs in place while the carriage mounted Strander extends into the cutting chamber.

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Alignment Conveyor

The alignment conveyor improves log feed to Kadant’s stranders used in the production of OSB. The product provides operators with improved wood yield, strand quality and higher production throughput.

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Disposable Knife System

In the manufacturing of OSB and other similar engineered wood products, knives are employed to process logs and produce raw materials (strands) in dimensions that are required by the process.

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Load Pocket Profiling Laser

The LPPL system allows Oriented Strand Board (OSB) manufacturers to measure and optimize the loading efficiency of their log stranders.

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Chippers - Disc (Wastewood)

Kadant Carmanah produces some of the wood industry's highest quality and robust chippers for waste-wood and whole-log applications.

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Chippers - Disc (Whole Log)

Kadant Carmanah produces some of the wood industry's highest quality and robust chippers for waste-wood and whole-log applications.

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Chippers - Drum

The SKD (Straight Knife Drum) Chipper uses straight-edged knives mounted across the face of a cylindrical drum, fed from an inclined chute, to produce quality chips.

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Chippers - Veneer

The Kadant Veneer Chipper process veneer waste at high production rates.

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Chip Screening

Kadant Carmanah has more than 80 years of chip screen application and manufacturing experience. The company’s suspended chip screen design is a result of that experience.

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Debarker - Fuji King

The Fuji King Rotary Debarker is an innovative development in debarking technology employing a combination of mechanical abrasion and log-to-log contact.

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Kadant Johnson Acquires Steam Systems, Inc. Service Business

THREE RIVERS, Mich., November 1, 2017 - Kadant Johnson LLC, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI), completed the acquisition of certain assets of Ohio-based Steam Systems, Inc., a provider of installation, repair, and technical services to the U.S. paper industry. Services previously offered by Steam Systems are now provided through the Kadant Johnson Services division of Kadant Johnson LLC.

“The expansion of our technical services group through the acquisition of the Steam Systems service business will broaden our service offerings to our customers in the pulp and paper industry,” said Greg Wedel, president of Kadant Johnson. “We believe the combination of this highly-reputable service business and our product and process systems businesses will benefit our customers by providing them a single source for reliable drying equipment, dryer performance, and dryer section services.”

About Kadant

Kadant Johnson LLC, based in Three Rivers, Michigan, is a leading provider of fluid handling products, systems, and services to process industries. Kadant Inc. is a global supplier of high-value, critical components and engineered systems used in process industries worldwide. The Company’s products, technologies, and services play an integral role in enhancing process efficiency, optimizing energy utilization, and maximizing productivity in resource-intensive industries. Kadant is based in Westford, Massachusetts, with approximately 2,400 employees in 20 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.kadant.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

The following constitutes a “Safe Harbor” statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including forward-looking statements about the operating performance of Steam Systems, Inc., the benefits of the transaction, and the expected future business performance of the acquired company. Important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such statements, including: our ability to successfully integrate the acquired business and realize anticipated benefits from the transaction, unanticipated disruptions to the business, general and regional economic conditions, and the future performance of the acquired business and the forest products industry as well as other factors, including those set forth under the heading "Risk Factors" in Kadant’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These include risks and uncertainties relating to adverse changes in global and local economic conditions; the variability and difficulty in accurately predicting revenues from large capital equipment and systems projects; the variability and uncertainties in sales of capital equipment in China; currency fluctuations; our customers’ ability to obtain financing for capital equipment projects; changes in government regulations and policies; oriented strand board market and levels of residential construction activity; development and use of digital media; price increases or shortages of raw materials; dependence on certain suppliers; international sales and operations; economic conditions and regulatory changes caused by the United Kingdom’s likely exit from the European Union; disruption in production; our acquisition strategy; our internal growth strategy; competition; soundness of suppliers and customers; our effective tax rate; future restructurings; soundness of financial institutions; our debt obligations; restrictions in our credit agreement; loss of key personnel; reliance on third-party research; protection of patents and proprietary rights; failure of our information systems or breaches of data security; fluctuations in our share price; and anti-takeover provisions. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.