Successful start up for Bowater

Monday, 18 November, 2002

Bowater has successfully started up ABB Industrial IT Quality Control solutions for off-machine coater No. 1 at its Covington, TN mill.

The quality control solutions include two Measure IT Scanning Platforms with weight, moisture, caliper, color, opacity, dual-sided gloss and dual-sided coatweight measurements. Machine-direction (MD) coatweight and moisture control is also included.

The installation was part of a greenfield project that also included ABB's Industrial IT Chemical Delivery solutions. This comprises Filtercel coating filters, final delivery station, supply tanks, as well as coating kitchen design and enigneering, and training.

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