Dryer fabrics Dryer fabrics belong to the group of paper machine clothing used in the entire paper and board machine for forming, dewatering, pressing and drying. The main task of a dryer fabric is to transfer the paper web from the press section to the pope reeler through the hot and humid dryer hood environment.
Authors & references
Professor Jouni Paltakari, Aalto University
Based on: Fagerholm, L. Dryer fabrics (Chapter 13). In: Karlsson, M. (ed), Papermaking Part 2, Drying (Book 9), Papermaking Science and Technology. 2nd edition. Porvoo, 2010, Paper Engineer’s Association/Paperi ja Puu Oy. pp. 542—578. More literature references can also be found in this chapter.
Nylund, J., Torkpartibekladnad, 1997 DEWA Course, NORDISKAFILT, Halmstad (In Swedish).
Fagerholm, L., Aerodynamical properties of dryer fabrics for highspeed paper machines, TAPPI 1990 Engineering Conference Proceedings, TAPPI PRESS, Atlanta, p.165.
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