Laboratory and Pilot Equipments

Department of Wood, Pulp and Paper offers you:

  • The Department can test and determine properties of fibrous materials such as fractionation of fibrous material, determination of distribution of fibre lengths and coarseness on a KAJAANI FS-100 apparatus, microscopic analysis of fibrous and non-fibrous components of paper stock etc.

KAJAANI FS-100

KAJAANI FS-100

  • Moreover, at the Department it is possible to routinely test pulps and evaluate their paper-forming abilities.

  • It is also possible to measure paper strength, mechanical and optical properties, inclusive of determination of their molecular-surface properties.

  • A 15 litre laboratory digester and a batch digesting apparatus with 1 litre pressure vessels make it possible to perform testing of pulp batches with various digesting media and addition of digesting chemicals.

laboratory digester

laboratory digester

  • Various types of laboratory-scale beating devices are suitable tools for obtaining sufficient information on the course and character of beating processes during beating of various kinds of papermaking pulp.

pulper

pulper

 

hollander beater

hollander beater

 

disc beater

disc beater

  • The available laboratory-scale paper machine and cardboard making machine allows preparation of samples of paper and cardboard. Test paper sheets can also be produced on a lab-scale sheet former.

paper machine

paper machine

 

board machine

board machine

 

sheet former

sheet former

  • We possess a MicroScanner apparatus for objective evaluation of paper formation, character and number of impurities in pulp and paper.

MicroScanner

MicroScanner