Drying is an important part of the papermaking process that evaporates the remaining water in the wet paper web. This is performed with a dryer, and the humidity control in this dryer is essential to maintaining high paper quality (e.g., strength, paper surface) and high heat energy efficiency.
The ZR802G Zirconia High Temperature Humidity Analyzer requires no sampling system and operates stably in high-temperature environments. It has been well received in the marketplace.
- Increases the heat energy efficiency of the dryer in the papermaking process
- Ensures high paper quality
- Reduces operating costs
The pulp suspension is dispersed uniformly, dewatered, and pressed to produce wet paper, the moisture content of which is approximately 20 to 50%. The remaining water is removed by evaporation. This is achieved by passing the sheet through a steam-heated roll in a closed dryer. The water is evaporated by recirculating hot (50 to 120 °C), low-humidity air through the dryer. To maintain the specified humidity, humidity meters are installed at several locations in the dryer.
|Closed (semi-closed) hood or exhaust duct of hood with humidistat control
|50 to 120 °C
|Trace amounts (paper dust)
|Flow setting unit
/Z: with dehumidifier (when needed)
|G7013XF or G7014XF
|Case for calibration gas cylinder
Note: the calibration gas cylinder must be purchased locally
|100 to 240 V AC
|330 VA (Max. 800 VA)
|Instrument air (reference gas)
|pressure: 300 to 700 kPa
Notes: The humidity measurement system introduced here can also be used in dryers in the flour and starch making processes.
This Oxygen concentration and humidity at high temperatures consists of a ZR22G detector equipped with a long-life and highly reliable zirconia sensor, and a converter ZR802G equipped with digital communication and data log functions.
ZR22G and ZR802G can be measured directly and continuously without a sampling device. It is easy to maintain and reduce operating costs by self-diagnosis of sensor deterioration (without using calibration gas )and replacing the heater assembly on site.