Last week, I said we were going to finish up the current series on installed spares. As the politicians say today, "I misspoke." In our straightforward language, that means I lied--I am no politician.I got to thinking about some of the practices I have seen over the years which keep bringing me back to this topic.For, click here.See More
Let's finish up our mini-series on spares by talking about the quality excuse. Remember, our overall objective is to reduce the installed weight of pulp and paper making facilities, which, in turn, reduces capital and operating costs. Read more...See More
Researchers at the University of Rochester have discovered a laser etching pattern that can be applied to metal surfaces which prevents water from wetting the surface. Read this week's LGMI Weekly.See More
Later this year, we will be holding the 6th Annual Light Green Machine Institute Conference. It will be at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, starting the evening of 20 Oct 2015. Please put it on your calendar. However, what we need from you right now is your thoughts about this conference, either as a presenter or attendee. We'll tell you how to provide that input just a bit further down this column. Second, and this is a far out idea, the kind you have come to expect from the…See More
The last day of the year provides an excellent opportunity to look back on the past year and offer a bit of a preview of the coming year. The Light Green Machine Institute had its best year ever. First we might mention a bit of Intellectual Property we picked up: "Light Green Machine" is now a registered trademark with the US Patent and Trademark Office. For more, click this link.See More
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