Web forming The papermaking process is essentially a very large drainage operation. The consistency of the stock flow entering the paper machine headbox is typically 0.2–1.0 % (2–10 g fibre per kg water). After drainage on the wire or forming section using gravitation, pulsation, or vacuum, the web’s consistency increases to 15–25 %. The term
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