2013 TAPPI Kraft Recovery Course
Why You Shouldn't Miss This Opportunity

This is one of TAPPI's top-rated and most well-attended sessions.

The TAPPI Kraft Recovery Course is a comprehensive review of key recovery operations in kraft pulp mills that help improve pulp production efficiency, minimize operating costs and reduce environmental impact. Course participants will learn the chemistry, physics and engineering principles related to kraft recovery directly from leading experts from around the world.

The Kraft Recovery faculty of internally recognized experts will provide practical day-to-day information in traditional workshop and team-based training exercises.  You'll be encouraged to share your real-world problems and questions with the faculty during the course.
Join Your Peers to Learn.
This course is designed for pulp mill operations personnel, including:
  • Engineers and Superintendents new to the kraft recovery area
  • Senior Pulp Mill Operators
  • Superintendents looking for new kraft recovery ideas or a refresher course
  • Process engineers
  • Technical sales and support staff from chemical, equipment, and consulting companies.

After successfully completing this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the kraft recovery process.
  2. Describe the black liquor evaporator operation and list ways to improve it.
  3. Identify causes and solutions for recausticizing problems.
  4. Describe lime reburning principles and devise a means to improve kiln performance.
  5. Identify causes and solutions for recovery boiler problems.
  6. List the main causes of corrosion in recovery boilers and ways to minimize them.

Course Topics Include:

  • Recaustacizing and Lime Kilns
  • Black Liquor Evaporation
  • Recovery Boilers
  • Recovery Maintenance & Management
  • Panel Discussion focusing on New Ideas for Energy Reduction
See the Instructors tab for this course to see bios for each of the 15 instructors teaching this important course.
Register online here or you can download the printable form below that can be mailed or faxed back to TAPPI.