We have hit a nerve with reader/contributor Bryan Creagan over the last few weeks, as you regular readers know. After last week's column he wrote that he thinks 36 stack dryers could fit in the horizontal space that 12 consume in a conventional configuration and would fit in a building about 48 feet tall--the typical height of a modern paper machine building from floor to roof. Click…See More
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
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
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
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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