2013 TAPPI Introduction To Kraft Pulping & Bleaching Course
Event Details
2013 TAPPI Introduction To Kraft Pulping & Bleaching Course
Monday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 6, 2013
United States
Learn your Kraft better in the TAPPI Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course.

This two-day course at the TAPPI Training Facility is designed to:

  • Expand overall understanding of kraft pulp mill operations
  • Broaden awareness of how one part of the process affects other operations
  • Demonstrate the affect of processes on kraft pulp quality
  • Build confidence for effective interaction among experienced process engineers and operators
  • Help you troubleshoot product quality problems
Participants will learn about:
  • Wood and Fiber Raw Materials
  • Preparation of Wood and Chips for Pulping
  • Preparation of White Liquor
  • Pulping Terminology, Pulp Properties and Tests    
  • Batch and Continuous Cooking
  • Kraft Pulping Chemical Reactions
  • Pulping Variables and Effects on Properties
  • Trends in Kraft Pulping and Bleaching
  • Brown Stock Washing
  • Screening and Cleaning
  • Bleaching and Oxygen Delignification
  • The Pulp Mill Biorefinery

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for anyone new to the kraft pulping process, particularly process engineers and operators.

Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe and define kraft pulp mill processes, equipment, operating variables, and terminology, in order to increase ability to improve operations and pulp quality.
  • Recognize how one part of the process affects other operations, in order to increase awareness of thinking on a mill wide scale.
  • Interpret how the process variables affect pulp quality, in order to improve pulp quality and troubleshoot variations in quality.
  • Extend awareness of the complex environmental challenges associated with kraft pulp production. 
TAPPI will award 1.3 CEUs for completion of this course.