OASIS is pleased to announce that PaperAge recently published “Precision Machine Alignment Critical to Fabric Performance, Sheet Formation & Water Removal” as one of their featured articles in the printed and digital edition of the May/June 2021 issue of PaperAge Magazine

Authored by Myron Smith, OASIS Director of Training & Development, this article is intended to help paper mill personnel learn the importance of precision machine alignment as it relates to fabric performance, sheet formation, and the water removal process.

Proper alignment of the components in the forming, pressing, and drying section can have a significant effect on fabric operation. Misalignment in these sections can cause issues such as trade seem skew, fabric weaving, fabric slipping on driven components, uneven nips, and more. Here are just some of the topics covered in the article:

♦  How alignment effects fabric function, the forming zone, and the press section

♦  Alignment tips and techniques for the forming zone, press section and dryers

♦  Overview of alignment tooling and technologies

♦  The benefits of precision machine alignment

OASIS is again honored to be included in PaperAge, a long running and respected resource for the paper industry. Founded in 1884 as a paper industry news magazine, PaperAge has evolved into the premier publication for paper industry professionals around the world. With print and digital publications as well it’s website www.paperage.com, PaperAge continues to offer informative and educational editorial encompassing pulp and paper manufacturing, paper converting operations, technological developments, company profiles and exclusive interviews with key industry leaders. OASIS highly recommends visiting PaperAge to learn more and subscribe. 


Myron Smith with be presenting on this topic at TAPPICon 2021. This unique event combines several TAPPI produced shows – PaperCon, TissueCon, Women in Industry, and IDCON –  and is being held live and in- person October 3-6, 2021 at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta, GA. We will provide additional show information as we get closer to the event. For more on the program and exhibits, visit TAPPICon.

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