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Fluid Handling

The History of the Rotary Joint

Throughout the 19th and early part of the 20th century, the accepted method of supplying water or steam to a rotating cylinder was through the use of stuffing boxes or packing glands, which proved inefficient.

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ICYMI - Top Five Blog Posts of 2017

In 2018, Kadant Johnson educated and inspired. In case you missed them, here are the top five Kadant Johnson blog posts of 2017 by popularity.

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All “Dry” Roads Lead to Kadant Johnson Research Center

Most papermakers come to the Kadant Johnson Research Center with a problem in hand. They may be seeking  to convert production from newsprint to a containerboard grade, have poor moisture profile, limited drying capacity, poor system stability, flooding dryers, long thermal response times, or a lack of energy efficiency.

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Evaluating Dryer Drainage System Energy Use

Steam flows are commonly measured to monitor dryer section energy consumption. The total steam flow, however, does not provide enough information to assess energy efficiency.

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