Xerium debuts new generation of forming fabrics

December 12, 2016 - United States Of America

Xerium Technologies has launched Transform, a new generation of forming fabrics designed especially for paperboard and packaging machines. Transform forming fabrics have been tailor made for every type of board and packaging former: fourdriniers, twin wire formers, top formers, gap formers, and multiply formers, while also offering several benefits.

According to Xerium, Transform forming fabrics offer various benefits, including lower energy consumption and extended fabric life.

The company conducted trials of these new fabrics in select board and packaging mills, which threw up excellent results of improved drainage rates and sheet quality.

Transform technology is applicable for machines producing, paperboard, containerboard, fluting/corrugating, linerboard, kraft bag, liquid packaging board, food and beverage containers, bleach board, white top paperboard, boxboard, and other related subgrades. (AR)