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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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27 Apr 16: Harper Fourdrinier inspires faithful contributor

Our Harper Fourdrinier discussion last week inspired faithful contributor Bryan Creagan to offer two tranches of thought for our consideration. They were of such quality that we thought they would make a good column for this week.For more, click here.See More
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20 Apr 16: Should we look to the old to find new ideas?

Have you ever heard of, let alone seen, a Harper Fourdrinier?  This was a design popular about a hundred years ago.For more, click here.See More
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"Our featured white paper: LignoForce™ Process for a value-added pulp mill byproduct http://nipimpressions.com/webform.php?ViewForm=54"
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30 Mar 16: How do we calculate the impact of motive equipment in LGMI?

Will RPA use for chip pile measurements and so forth become so simple that the mill will own their own RPA?  That is a real possibility. For more, click here.See More
Mar 30
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23 Mar 16: Can we just eliminate cast iron, please?

We have been on the bandwagon to eliminate cast iron dryers forever here at the Light Green Machine Institute.   However, let's take this further.  Where else can we eliminate cast iron?  Framing? Pumps? Traps?For more, click here.See More
Mar 23
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16 Mar 16: What can we learn from Tesla?

Ever popped the hood on a Tesla to see what is under there?For more, click here!See More
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9 Mar 16: Helping the Light Green Machine Institute Grow

Time out on ideas this week to report on the latest step in the growth of the Light Green Machine Institute.  We have been accepted by Amazon for their Amazon Smile program. For more, click here!See More
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LGMI Weekly 24 Feb 16: Seeing clearly, Part 2

Last week's discussion of transparency sparked a couple of great comments...For more, click here!See More
Feb 24
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LGMI Weekly 17 Feb 16: Seeing clearly

What I want to talk about today is the pigments in plastics.  If the plastic components are not exposed to sunlight, and don't need pigments in order to protect them from degradation, why put pigments in them at all?See More
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