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Reducing papermachine weight by 1/2 by 2025

For those interested in freely providing and discussing ideas to reduce the weight of installed papermachines (any grade) by 50% by 2025.

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Oziel Gonzalez Solis is now a member of Light Green Machine (R) Institute
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LGMI Weekly 17 Dec 14: A start

So you want to start enacting some Light Green Machine Institute principles in your mill. Where do you start? Click here to read the latest LGMI Weekly.See More
Thursday
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LGMI Weekly 10 Dec 14: Agitation (and Aluminum) continue...

If you readers want to continue to show the energy to write this newsletter, who are we to stand in your way? Click here to read the latest LGMI Weekly.See More
Dec 10
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LGMI Weekly 3 Dec 14: Mass Security rumbles on

Some of you had comments on the comments from last week. We'll let this flow as long as you keep it up. Click here to read this week's LGMI Weekly.See More
Dec 3
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Nov 30
Steve Roush posted a discussion

LGMI Weekly 26 Nov 14: More on Mass Security

We gave you a chance last week to write this week's column when we offered a survey for your comments.  Click hereto read this week's LGMI Weekly.See More
Nov 26
Steve Roush posted a discussion

19 Nov 14: Does Mass equal Security?

Right now, I would like your opinion and answer to a simple question:  In your mind, in a pulp or paper mill, does mass equal security? Click this link to check out this week's LGMI Weekly and let us know what you think.See More
Nov 19
Steve Roush posted a discussion

LGMI Weekly 12 Nov 14: Dynamic Weight

I mentioned last week that there were many things to think about coming out of the 5th Annual Light Green Machine Institute Conference. Dr. Steven Keller, of Miami University, in his talk on headboxes, came up with a thought that was a stunner for me.For more, click here.See More
Nov 12
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LGMI Weekly 5 Nov 14: A lot to think about

Coming out of last week's LGMI Conference, my (Jim's) head is spinning.  I thought we were approaching at least an asymptotic plateau to our our current efforts, but our speakers left me speechless. From stock prep to headbox to liquor loops and beyond, there are so many good ideas out there, it is hard to know where to start. For more, click here.See More
Nov 5
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LGMI Weekly 29 Oct 14: Already done

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Oct 31
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LGMI Weekly 22 Oct 14: A pause for an inspiration

 Why can't we "print" concrete foundations, walls and other such structures we need?  Why can't industry build us a "3-D" printer that moves through a construction site and prints concrete?  The "gunite" process has essentially been the early generation of this for years.3-D printed concrete eliminates forms.  This is a huge savings.  We could also print small structures, such a pump…See More
Oct 22
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15 Oct 14: Applications in Use, VII--It adds up

Some of the most insidious and pervasive cases of over-designed installations are those that are a compounding of safety factors. For more, click here!See More
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Sep 24
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The Light Green Machine Institute 5th Annual Conference at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

October 26, 2014 at 6pm to October 28, 2014 at 5pm
Learn—how to use your industrial database to find root causes for process events and upsets—a very practical and quick to apply set of techniques that can cut costs rapidly.  (Markku Mustonen, Conmark Systems)Learn—the impact of the Liquor Cycle on Pulp Manufacture.  Hear case stories of actual mill experiences. This is a full half day workshop. (Mike Ryan, Process Labs)Learn—how mills are eliminating surge storage in stock prep through the application of modern control techniques.  This has…See More
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