2013 TAPPI Linerboard/Medium Manufacture Course
Supplemental Overview of Linerboard Seminar
Monday, August 12, 2013
A separate registration is required for this seminar.

 8:00 am-12:00 pm   Introduction to Corrugated
The overall seminar objective is to introduce participants requiring a basic understanding of Corrugator operation and terminology. Learning objectives will focus on:
  • Introducing a basic understanding of Corrugator terminology.
  • Introducing a basic understanding of Corrugator operation.
  • Introducing a basic understanding of Bonding Process for Linerboard.
  • Introducing a basic understanding of Corrugator Heat supply systems (steam).
This seminar Is intended for participants that are new to corrugated or require a better understanding of the fundamentals of corrugated operation and terminology.
The Introduction to Corrugated Seminar is designed in an easy to understand format, which gives  paricipants the ability to develop, communicate, and understand a corrugated “common language.” This common language allows them to identify and quickly resolve many process control issues on your corrugator.
12:00-1:00 pm      Lunch on Your Own
1:00 – 5:00        Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology     
Overview of Corrugating
  • Flutes & Definitions
  • Equipment
  • Corrugating process overview
Overview of  Tests & Properties
  • Structure of Liner & Medium
  • ECT, Ring Crush, Short Span, other properties
  • Moisture effects
  • Printability
Overview of Pulp Mill Operations & Recycling  
  • Fiber types
  • Kraft  & NSSC Pulping
  • Recycling
Overview of Stock Preparation
  • Chemicals
  • Refining
Overview of Paper Machine Operations
  • Wet End Operations
  • Pressing & Drying & Calendering