February 1, 2018

AstenJohnson Valleyfield Gives Back

AstenJohnson associates display their spirit for giving

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January 4, 2018

AstenJohnson Sustainability Report UPDATE

This report focuses on the environmental component.  In AstenJohnson's inaugural 2015 Corporate Sustainability Report, we stated an objective to identify opportunities to improve environmental efficiencies in our facilities.

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November 6, 2017

Advanced Fabrics Inaugural AJU Pulp

Advanced Fabric’s inaugural AJU Pulp was held in Charleston, SC October 23-26th.  This AJU covered fundamentals of the operational aspects of Pulp forming and pressing, the impact of machine clothing on performance, how to maintain clothing, and how to optimize machine performance.

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September 11, 2017

Understanding Break-In Time: Introducing Nitro™ an Intrinsic Start-Up Aid

The reason press fabrics take time to settle into their running state is that the batt structure and base construction both need time to reach optimum density. The low initial density of new fabrics causes the uhle boxes to remove too much water from the felt loop, which in turn affects nip saturation and pressing efficiency. Press fabric designers have to consider this effect to ensure that most of the useful life of the felt falls within the optimum density range.

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