2012 TAPPI Introduction to Wet End Chemistry
Course Schedule for the 2012 TAPPI Introduction to Wet-End Chemistry

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Monday, June 4, 2012           

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

             Introduction to Course

             Learning Objectives Review

             Central themes of Wet-End Chemistry

             Use of Models in Teaching Wet-End Chemistry

             Paper Properties and Wet-End Chemistry           

             Basic Water Chemistry

             Water Chemistry Quiz

             Team Formation

             Water Chemistry Case Study

             Fiber, Fines and Wood Chemistry


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Lunch

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

             Fibers and Fines Case Study

             Cationic Starch and Dry Strength

             Polymeric Dry Strength Agents

             Basics of Polymer Adsorption

          Dry-Strength Case Study

             Wet-Strength Additives

             Dry and Wet-Strength Quiz

             Questions and Answers

Tuesday, June 5, 2012           

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

             Questions and Answers

             Introduction to Charge and Potential           

             Wood Extractives

Interfering Substances and Contaminants

             Alum Chemistry

             Internal Sizing and Rosin 

 Alum and Rosin Sizing Quiz

 Alum and Rosin Sizing Case (talk thru)

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Lunch

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

             Synthetic Sizes

             Synthetic Quiz Size

             Synthetic Size Case Study

             Dyes and Whiteners

             Dyes and Fillers Quiz

             Dyes and Fillers Case Study

             Overview of Retention of the Fine Solids

             Questions and Answers

Wednesday, June 6, 2012           

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

             Questions and Answers

             Polymeric Retention Aid Systems

             Microparticle Retention Systems

             Retention Aid Quiz

             Retention Case Study

             Deposit Control

             Deposit Control Case Study

             Questions and Answers

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

             Pitch Control

             Deposit and Pitch Control Quiz           

             Process Control           

             Foam and Entrained Air

             Course Evaluation, CEU Credits, Door Prizes


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