Weyerhaeuser modernizes Flint River with continuous digester overhaul

Ferguson, Kelly H.
June 1998
Pulp & Paper;Jun98, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p43
Trade Publication
Describes how Weyerhaeuser's Flint River paper mill in Oglethorpe, Georgia overhauled its continuous digester. Design of the original fiberline; Removal of blowline refiners; Improvements in the digester that would even out chip distribution; Selection of Kvaerner as engineer, procure and construct contractor; Production improvements; Process/product quality improvements; Environmental improvements.


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