The CAPS Papermachine

Day 1 Programme

  • Registration and Coffee
  • Welcome - Graham Toft
  • Introduction to CAPS - Tim Watts
  • PRACTICAL - getting the paper on the stick
  • Wet end chemistry (part 1) - Dr Steve Mann
  • PRACTICAL - Effects of basis weight changes
  • Wet end chemistry part 2) - Dr Steve Mann
  • PRACTICAL - Effects of retention aid
  • Dewatering presentation - Kate Leach
  • PRACTICAL - Effects of press loading
  • Review of the day's activities

Download your order form | Updated October 20, 2012

Simulator Course

Day 2 Programme

  • Coffee
  • Revision session for Day 1 - Tim Watts
  • PRACTICAL - A new grade on the stick
  • Refining - Kate Leach
  • Revision session for Day 1
  • Retention aid systems - Dr Steve Mann
  • Chemical Case studies S Mann + G Toft
  • PRACTICAL - self exploration
  • Questions and feedback

Watch a summary of the wet end chemistry slides here on You Tube | Updated October 19, 2012

Quotes from CAPS Feedback

"This is something new and it helps me to connect all the boxes of the papermaking process and make suggestions to my customers".

"When I run trials in the future, I will now have the total picture".

"Very helpful to see how it all fits together and how one part influences the others".

"You are a very enthusiastic team and you have been able to present wet end chemistry and papermaking in a new way".

| Reviewed October 20, 2012

Quotes from CAPS Feedback

"I will now be able to prepare my trials with more awareness of the whole papermaking process and the way that the operators think about things".

"You have given me awareness of the mechanical side of papermaking and the awareness to speak to customers about how our treatments can help them with energy optimisation, e.g. CCLA".

"I now know more about the papermaking machine and have become more comfortable speaking about the other areas, as well as my own speciality".

| Reviewed October 20, 2012

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About Us

This website is intended to be a portal to trainers and training organisations, and not a resource in its own right. The idea of the paper training group was born out of the Proskills meeting in Birmingham in March 2011.A theme that ran through the comments from the audience was - we don't know what is available or where to get it! .

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For course details, special requests or further infomation, then please email any of the people below. We are here to help.

Steve Mann For PaperClassroom
Graham Toft For Papertechnics
Tim Watts For TWA People Development
Kate Leach For MILS Processes
Jim Reeves For Jim Reeves Safety & Training Consultancy Ltd