Papermaking Additives

April 30 - May 4, 2022 | Charlotte, NC USA

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Papermaking Additives (PA)

The program will highlight the best use of current state of the art technology as well as both incremental optimization and non-incremental advancements in technology.  The focus will be on new additives and application strategies.


Papermaking Additives Technical Program


Monday, May 2, 2022
1:30am - 3:00pm ET
PA1: Tutorial-Corrosion
    Session Chair: Marty Hubbe, North Carolina University  
       PA1.1 Influent Water: Starting Out with the Right Water  Temple Ballard, Suez
       PA1.2 Corrosion Control: Maintaining your Physical Assets   Mel Esmacher, Suez
3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
PA2:  Green Means Go Bio
    Session Chair: Rosy Covarrubias, Buckman  
      PA2.1 Using Novel DNA Methods to Achieve Higher Process Efficiency and Performance Jaako Ekman, Keminra Chemicals, Inc.
      PA2.2 Enzymatic Bio-bleaching to Elevate Final Brightness and Mitigate Pulp Reversion Ben Pyle, EDT
      PA2.3 Highly Effective Biobased Strength Solutions for Fine papers Matthew Kolb, Kemirsa
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
8:00am - 10:00am ET
PA3:  Modified Cellulose
    Session Chair: Lebo  Xu, WestRock  
      PA3.1 Preparation of Water Redispersible Nanocellulose Through Interfering Fiber-to-Fiber Interaction: The Effect of the Absorption of Water-Soluble Polysaccharides onto Fiber Surface Chunlin Xu, Abo Akademi University
      PA3.2 Commercialising Microfibrillated Cellulose Products: Regulatory aspects David Skuse, FiberLean Technologies Limited
      PA3.3 Valorization of Paper Mill Sludge in Novel Bioproducts Roman Sarder, NC State University
1:30pm - 3:00pm ET
PA4: Boosting Your Octane Polymer
    Session Chair: Larry Anker, Solenis  
      PA4.1 Amphoteric Strength Polymers – Expanding Strength Resin Applications to Historically Difficult Furnishes David Paque, Kemira
      PA4.2 Entrained Air Management on Paper Machines with Sonar Based Technology David Wolfanger, Buckman
       PA4.3 Quick Inversion Polymers- A New Family of Fixatives and Particle Retention Boosters  Peter Jelinek, Kemira
3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
PA5: Foam Forming Subtrack (Part I)
    Session Chair: Scott Rosencrance, Kemira
      PA5.1 Chemical Addition to Wet Webs Using Foam Application Tuomo Hjelt, VTT
      PA5.2 Foam-assisted Additive Application: Small Scale Tools for Analyzing Big Opportunities Ashley Lewis, Solenis
      PA5.3 Z-Direction Chemical Distribution Analysis for New Application Methods   Matthew Nickolas, Solenis LLC
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
8:00am - 9:00am ET
PA6-PF6: Foam Forming Subtrack (Part II)
(Papermaking Additives and Papermaking Fundamentals Joint Session)
    Session Chair: Terry Bliss, Solenis, LLC
      PA6-PF6.1 Advances in Multiphase Forming Mustafa Usta, Georgia Tech University
      PA6-PF6.2 Advanced Real-time Digital Microscopy of Foaming Processes Marcus Honkanen, Pixact Ltd
9:30am - 10:30am
PA7-PF7: Foam Forming Subtrack (Part III)
(Papermaking Additives and Papermaking Fundamentals Joint Session)
    Session Chair: Dewei Qi, Western Michigan University  
      PA7-PF7.1 Flow Rheology of Light Foams Generated from Aqueous Solutions of Polyvinyl Alcohol Ari Jäsberg, VTT
      PA7-PF7.2 Computational Modeling of Multiphase (MP) Forming Processes Dogukan T. Karahan, Georgia Tech University
11:00am - 12:00pm
PA8-PF8: Foam Forming Subtrack (Part IV)
(Papermaking Additives and Papermaking Fundamentals Joint Session)
    Session Chair: Terry Bliss, Solenis LLC  
      PA8-PF8.1 The Effect of Acoustic Pressure on High-Density Foam with Potential Application to MP Forming Uzay Karahan Cansu, Georgia Tech University
      PA8-PF8.2 New Opportunities in Paper and Nonwoven Industries with Foam Assisted Web Forming and Chemical Application Antti Oksanen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland