Southern Paper Group Newsletter
Newsletter: Volume 1, Issue 3 July 2010
A. The Cover - Some choices
Disc Savealls - Some Quick Facts
Poly. Least expensive, great wear,
easy to handle.
Kynar-The hard service cover. Great
for high pH, high temp spots.
with caustic? This is cover for your application. More expensive than Poly.
- Can be a great cover but it is a bit fussy. Expensive. Not easy to change.
B. What is the Goal?
1. Save stock - Use a poly cover if you can.
2. Save stock and get the best water
poly if you can.
3. Go to Kynar if conditions warrant.
C. Why do covers fail?
1. Normal failure. A Saveall running at 3
RPM will "breathe in and out" 1.5 million times a year. A lot of flexing as the vacuum comes on and
is then released.
2. Mechanical failure of a shower pipe will
cause a "wipe out" of covers and most times the sector or several discs of
3. Stock build up at the discharge
point. Wears against the cover.
4. High consistency in vat will contribute
to surface wear and "creep and release" of sector cover.
D. Best practices.
inspections, 2. Good operating
cleaning and peeling showers, 3.
Properly installed sectors.
E. Troubleshooting Disc Savealls.
Visit the Library at www.spgspg.com
for Fred Emmerling's article on Troubleshooting.
Time out for a word from our sponsors
We provide replacements for all saveall
sectors and covers. We recover all makes
of Saveall sectors, in your mill or in one of our shops. Visit us at: www.spgspg.com
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The last word
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