Tissue products and technology course, 7.5 ECTS, 2014
The course is postponed until 2014.
Tissue Products and Technology course is an intensive 7.5 credit-point course (7.5 ECTS) and is offered to industry employees as well as PhD students from all countries. Next course takes place 2014. It will engage 10-15 specialist lecturers from both industry and academia, and it will cover all aspects of the tissue market and industry.
The course will be of interest to anyone who is active in applied research or product development in the tissue industry or its suppliers. The course should also appeal to those interested in learning more about the high-tech paper industry and its relationship with a rapidly changing market. Bringing industry employees and students together has proven to be a fruitful and stimulating match, providing contacts for future collaboration.
What you can expect to learn
After completion of the course, you should have a good understanding of the links between raw materials, manufacturing processes and tissue properties. You will as a consequence be able to anticipate routes leading to product improvements and development, either from a position within the tissue industry or as a supplier. You will familiarize yourself with all aspects of tissue products, including not only the physics and chemistry of the raw materials, processes and products, but also hygienic and social issues, marketing and consumer perception. You will then be able to relate the physical properties of the involved materials and the manufacturing processes, to the requirements placed on the products by the consumers. Study tours to tissue mills are included.
The one-week course consists of lectures, group work and when possible a pilot plant study visit. The course engages several renowned specialists from both the industry and the academic world. The course is taught in English.
- Technical and market trends
- Product development and design
- Hood and air system
- Energy aspects of tissue manufacture
- Yankee dryer design and operation
- Research and development
- Yankee coating and creping mechanism
- Softness panel
- Forming wires, press felts - design principles and function
- Debonders, softeners, lotions and dyes
- Tissue machine wet end, forming and refining
- Tissue mill overview
- Wet end chemistry related to tissue
- Laboratory testing
- Stock preparation of recycled fibres
- Marketing and the professional segment
- Product safety
- Tissue converting
- Virgin fibres
- Tissue machine dry end
- Reclaimed paper as raw material for tissue
The application is binding. If the number of applications is too low, we reserve the right to cancel the course. In such a case,we will inform you immediately.
When and cost
2014 at Karlstad University, Sweden
The course fee is xx xxx SEK + VAT 25% per person (only charged for swedish companies).
PhD students are free of charge, but have to apply like everyone else.
Lunch and compulsory literature are included in the fee.
Lodging is not included.
You will receive information about lodging in the confirming email sent to you within two working days after we receive your application form. Your invoice will be sent to you by email- Please pay this as soon as possible. Your registration is completed only after payment has been received.
Lodging in Karlstad
You can find hotels and hostels at: www.booking.se
Travelling in Karlstad
The easiest way to get from the hotels downtown to the universityis by bus. Take bus number 1 from the city square, called "Stora Torget", ton the university, called "Universitetet". It leaves every ten minutes and takes ten minutes to the university.
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Important to notice about the temperature in Sweden
Note carefully that Sweden is an arctic country. In the end of March we expect winter conditions, that means snow on the ground and sub-zero temperatures. Dress accordingly, heavy shoes, extra sweater and a coat.
More information about the course will be sent to you after application by course director Mr Christophe Barbier.
Sidansvarig: Kerstin Haraldsson
Sidan uppdaterades: 2013-01-31 10:05