Papermaking Additives

April 26 - 29, 2020 | Atlanta, GA, USA

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Papermaking Additives

Abstracts due by October 11, 2019

Industry professionals and academics are invited to be part of the Papermaking Additives track at PaperCon 2020 and are asked to submit an abstract by October 11, 2019. This year's 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.

Suggested topics include:

Process and Functional Additives  
•    Biocides
•    Contaminant Control
•    Defoamers
•    Fillers
•    Retention, Drainage, and Formation
•    Sizing
•    Strength
Methods and Applications
•    Wet end chemistry management, measurement and control
•    Water use and reuse, quality and quantity management
•    Ways to produce paper grades with enhanced strength, printability, lightweightening, and other consumer desirable properties.
•    Utilization of computational and statistical tools as predictive tools

Novel Additives
•    Nano- or micro fibrillated cellulose
•    Improved barrier materials (heat, moisture, oxygen)
•    Critical requirements for high speed ink jet printing
•    Development of New paper grades
•    Use of cellulose based products to replace plastic


Abstracts are due by October 11, 2019 and should be uploaded to TAPPI's Speaker Management System.


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