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PAPER MACHINE


Paper Machine Stock Preparation Wire Section Dandy Roll Felts and Press Section Drying Cylinders Drying Cylinders Size Press Calender Jumbo Reel

DRYING CYLINDERS

The paper passes through a large number of steam-heated drying cylinders. There can be up to 50 or 60 cylinders on a fast running paper machine.

Synthetic dryer fabrics carry the web of paper round the cylinders until the paper is completely dry.

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DRYING CYLINDERS
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