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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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LGMI Weekly 4 Mar 15: Applications in Use 12: Information is Cheap

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
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Dave Lange is now a member of Light Green Machine (R) Institute
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Steve Roush liked Curtis Gifford's discussion Innovative Aeration Technology to Multi-task and Save Money, by Philadelphia Mixing Solutions
Feb 25
Steve Roush posted a discussion

Preview LGMI Weekly 25 Feb 15: Applications in Use 11: Quality and Spares

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
Feb 25
Curtis Gifford posted a discussion
Feb 25
Curtis Gifford is now a member of Light Green Machine (R) Institute
Feb 25
Steve Roush posted a discussion
Feb 20
Steve Roush posted a discussion

LGMI Weekly 4 Feb 15: Applications in Use 8: Learn from the Animals

If animals were built like we build paper machines and other parts of the processing facility, such as pulp mills, they would be too heavy to stand. For more, click here.See More
Feb 4
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LGMI Weekly 28 Jan 15: Materials 8: Hydrophobic Metal

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
Jan 28
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LGMI Weekly 21 Jan 15: Setting the Stage, part 2

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
Jan 22
Helen Roush is now a member of Light Green Machine (R) Institute
Jan 16
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Jan 14
Steve Roush posted a discussion

Light Green Machine Institute Weekly 7 Jan 15: More on Bad Practices

We talked about bad practices two weeks ago and received some great comments we want to share. Click here to read the latest LGMI Weekly.See More
Jan 7
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LGMI Weekly 31 Dec 2014: Assessment

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
Dec 31, 2014
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Dec 24, 2014
Oziel Gonzalez Solis is now a member of Light Green Machine (R) Institute
Dec 18, 2014

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