EP0480868A1 - A fabric for supporting a web - Google Patents

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EP0480868A1
EP0480868A1 EP19910630081 EP91630081A EP0480868A1 EP 0480868 A1 EP0480868 A1 EP 0480868A1 EP 19910630081 EP19910630081 EP 19910630081 EP 91630081 A EP91630081 A EP 91630081A EP 0480868 A1 EP0480868 A1 EP 0480868A1
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    • DTEXTILES; PAPER
    • D21PAPER-MAKING; PRODUCTION OF CELLULOSE
    • D21FPAPER-MAKING MACHINES; METHODS OF PRODUCING PAPER THEREON
    • D21F3/00Press section of machines for making continuous webs of paper
    • D21F3/02Wet presses
    • D21F3/04Arrangements thereof
    • D21F3/045Arrangements thereof including at least one extended press nip
    • DTEXTILES; PAPER
    • D21PAPER-MAKING; PRODUCTION OF CELLULOSE
    • D21FPAPER-MAKING MACHINES; METHODS OF PRODUCING PAPER THEREON
    • D21F7/00Other details of machines for making continuous webs of paper
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    • D21F7/083Multi-layer felts

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A fabric (10) is disclosed for supporting a web in a papermaking machine. The fabric (10) includes a base(14) which defines a first and a second side(16, 18). The base(14) includes a plurality of hydrophobic filaments (20,22), and a first layer of fibers (24) is disposed contiguously relative to the first side(16) with the first layer of fibers (24)being applied onto the first side(16) of the base(14). A second layer of fibers (26) is disposed contiguously relative to the second side(18) of the base(14) with the second layer of fibers (26) being applied onto the second side(18) of the base(14). At least one of the layers of fibers (24, 26) includes a mixture of hydrophobic and hydrophilic fibers. The layers(24,26) and the base(14) are combined such that the fabric(10) has a low permeability permitting water to be absorbed thereby while inhibiting rewetting of the web.

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    BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION: FIELD OF THE INVENTION:
  • The present invention relates to a fabric, a process for making such fabric, and an apparatus incorporating such fabric, the fabric supporting a web in a papermaking machine.
  • INFORMATION DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:
  • In the papermaking art, a formed web is guided through a press section for removing as much water as possible from the formed web before guiding the pressed web into a drying section.
  • In view of the high thermal input requirements of a typical drying section, it is essential to remove as much water as possible from the web during passage through the press section.
  • A long-standing problem has been experienced in transferring a pressed web from a press section to a dryer section. Ideally, a press felt for supporting the web during passage through a pressing nip of the press section would thereafter convey the web towards and around at least an initial portion of the dryer section.
  • However, the aforementioned ideal arrangement has not proved practical because the press felt normally absorbs a large quantity of water from the web during passage of the web and press felt through the press nip, and unless the web and press felt are caused to diverge relative to each other immediately downstream relative to the press nip, the web becomes rewetted by the water laden press felt.
  • Accordingly, in the prior art, typically the press felt is guided around at least one guide roll such that the press felt diverges relative to the web immediately downstream relative to the press nip. Subsequently, a press-to-dryer transfer felt is led into guiding relationship with the web downstream relative to the press nip for guiding and supporting the web into and around the dryer section.
  • Alternatively, in many press-to-dryer transfer arrangements, a dryer felt will be extended into proximity with the press section such that the web is supported by the dryer felt and conveyed thereby to the dryer section.
  • In the aforementioned press-to-dryer transfer arrangements, the web, at some point between the press nip and the dryer section, is unsupported by either the press felt, a press-to-dryer transfer felt, or a dryer felt. Accordingly, such "open draw" of the web has necessitated relatively complex threading techniques in order to thread a tail of the web from the press section into a downstream dryer section.
  • The aforementioned "open draw" also involves handling the web when the web is relatively fragile and subject to web breakage.
  • U.S. Patent No. 4,483,745 to L. Wicks et al teaches a "no draw" press-to-dryer transfer utilizing a non-porous blanket which extends from an extended nip press arrangement to a downstream dryer section such that the web is conveyed by the non-porous blanket from the extended nip to the subsequent dryer section.
  • However, the aforementioned non-porous blanket, which supports the web, necessitates one-sided removal of the water pressed from the web during passage through the extended nip. Although in certain applications such one-sidedness of the resultant web is acceptable, if "two-sidedness" or uniformity in surface characteristics of the resultant web is required, the web must in some way be reversed in order to achieve the desired two-sidedness of the web.
  • The present invention provides a fabric for supporting a web through a press section to a dryer section, the fabric having a relatively low permeability permitting water to be absorbed thereby but inhibiting rewetting of the supported web.
  • Although the need for the aforementioned fabric has long been recognized in the art, the manufacture of such fabric has eluded the efforts of press and dryer felt manufacturers.
  • The present invention was made and the unexpected results were obtained therefrom by passing a particular sample felt patch through a heated extended nip press of the type described in U.S. Patent No. 4,738,752. The resultant fabric had a caliper in the range of 1.7 microns (1/15 thousandth of an inch)and displayed a relatively smooth web supporting surface. When the fabric continued to support the web downstream relative to the heated extended nip, the unexpected discovery was made that water had been absorbed by the fabric, but the web had not been appreciably rewetted by the fabric during passage of the fabric supported web downstream relative to the press nip.
  • Consequently, the implications of such non-rewetting fabric became immediately apparent. One application of such fabric would be as a press felt extending directly from a press nip to and around at least an initial portion of a dryer section. Such press-to-dryer transfer arrangement would permit complete support of the web without "open draw" from the press nip to the dryer section without the aforementioned problems of rewetting.
  • Furthermore, in view of the relatively smooth surface of the fabric, in the case of double felted pressing, it was evident that the web would consistently follow the smooth surface of the fabric rather than the comparatively rough surface of the felt on the other side of the web. Therefore, the web could be automatically guided from the press nip to and through the dryer section in a double felted press configuration without the need of suction or transfer blow boxes and the like.
  • Therefore, it is a primary object of the present invention to provide a fabric, a method of making such fabric, and an apparatus utilizing such fabric that makes a considerable contribution to the papermaking art.
  • Another object of the present invention is the provision of a fabric having a relatively low permeability which permits water to be absorbed thereby while inhibiting rewetting of the web.
  • Another object of the present invention is the provision of a fabric having a relatively smooth surface towards the web such that the web predictably follows the fabric when a felt and the fabric diverge relative to each other downstream of a double felted press arrangement.
  • Other objects and advantages of the present invention will be evident to those skilled in the art by a consideration of the detailed description contained hereinafter taken in conjunction with the annexed drawings.
  • SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION:
  • The present invention relates to a fabric, a method of making such fabric, and an apparatus for using such fabric for supporting a web in a papermaking machine.
  • The fabric includes a base which defines a first and a second side. The base comprises a plurality of hydrophobic filaments. A first layer of fibers is disposed contiguously relative to the first side with the first layer of fibers being applied onto the first side of the base. A second layer of fibers is disposed contiguously relative to the second side of the base with the second layer of fibers being applied onto the second side of the base. At least one of the layers of the fibers includes a mixture of hydrophobic and hydrophilic fibers. The layers and the base are combined such that the fabric has a low permeability which permits water to be absorbed thereby while inhibiting rewetting of the web.
  • In a more particular embodiment of the present invention, the base includes a first plurality of the filaments which are disposed in a machine direction and a second plurality of the filaments disposed in a cross-machine direction with the machine and cross-machine directional filaments being woven together.
  • In one embodiment of the present invention, the hydrophobic filaments are of TEFLON, and the layers are needled into the first and the second sides respectively of the base. Furthermore, the mixture is of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers with the first and second layers of fibers having a denier which is less than the denier of the filaments.
  • In another embodiment of the present invention, both layers of fibers include a mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers.
  • In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers is in a ratio within the range 9:1 to 2:1.
  • In one embodiment of the present invention, the layers and the base are at least partially fused together by the application of pressure and heat. The fabric has an application particularly as a press fabric or as a press-to-dryer transfer fabric.
  • The present invention also includes a process for making a fabric for supporting a web in a papermaking machine. The process includes the steps of weaving a base from a first plurality of machine directional TEFLON filaments and a second plurality of cross-machine directional TEFLON filaments such that the woven base defines a first and a second side.
  • A first layer of fibers is needled into the first side of the base and a second layer of fibers is needled into the second side of the base. The first and the second layers of fibers are a mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers such that the base and the layers of fibers form an uncompressed mat.
  • The mat is then pressed at an elevated temperature such that the layers and the base are at least partially fused together so that the resultant fabric attains a relatively smooth surface while retaining water-absorbing capabilities and inhibiting rewetting of the web.
  • In a preferred process for making the aforementioned fabric, the uncompressed mat is passed through a heated nip of a press such that the layers and the base at least partially fuse together so that the resultant felt includes at least one relatively smooth surface while maintaining water- absorbing capabilities and inhibiting release of water to the web supported thereon.
  • The present invention includes a papermaking apparatus for pressing and drying a web. The apparatus includes a press and a drying section disposed downstream relative to the press.
  • The press further includes a press member and a backing roll which cooperates with the press member for defining therebetween a press nip for pressing the web.
  • A fabric is disposed contiguously relative to the web and extending through the nip for supporting and guiding the web through the nip. Furthermore, a felt extends through the nip, the felt being disposed on the opposite side of the web relative to the fabric. The fabric defines a relatively smooth surface towards the web such that when the web exits the nip and the fabric and felt diverge relative to each other, the web follows the smooth surface of the fabric without being rewetted thereby.
  • The dryer section includes an upstream dryer and a guide roll which cooperates with the upstream dryer. The fabric extends from the nip to and around a portion of a heated outer surface of the upstream dryer, the fabric thereafter being guided away from the upstream dryer by the guide roll such that the web is guided without open draw from the nip to the dryer section without rewetting thereof by the fabric.
  • The faric has a caliper within the range 1,27 to 2,54 microns (1/20 thousandth of an inch to 1/10 thousands of an inch).
  • In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the press also includes a backing felt which is disposed contiguously relative to the fabric for backing the fabric such that water from the web passes through the fabric into the backing felt. The fabric also inhibits flow of water from the backing felt that would otherwise cause rewetting of the web.
  • Many modifications and variations of the present invention will be evident to those skilled in the art by a consideration of the detailed description contained hereinafter, taken in conjunction with the annexed drawings. However, such modifications and variations fall within the spirit and scope of the present invention as defined by the appended claims.
  • BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS:
    • Figure 1 is a sectional view of a fabric according to the present invention;
    • Figure 2 is a diagrammatic representation showing the steps of weaving a base, needling fibers therein, and pressing the resultant mat according to the present invention; and
    • Figure 3 is a side-elevational view of a papermaking apparatus according to the present invention including the fabric shown in Figure 1.
  • Similar reference characters refer to similar parts throughout the various views of the drawings.
  • DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS:
  • Figure 1 is a sectional view of a fabric generally designated 10 for supporting a web in a papermaking machine. The fabric 10 includes a base generally designated 14 which defines a first and a second side 16 and 18 respectively. The base 14 also includes a plurality of hydrophobic filaments generally designated 20 and 22 respectively. A first layer of fibers 24 is disposed contiguously relative to the first side 16 with the first layer 24 of fibers being applied onto the first side 16 of the base 14.
  • A second layer of fibers 26 is disposed contiguously relative to the second side 18 of the base 14. The second layer of fibers 26 is applied onto the second side 18 of the base 14. At least one of the layers of fibers 24, 26 includes a mixture of hydrophobic and hydrophilic fibers, and the layers 24 and 26 and the base 14 are combined such that the fabric 10 has a low permeability permitting water to be absorbed thereby while inhibiting rewetting of the web.
  • As shown in Figure 1, the base 14 also includes a first plurality of filaments 28 which are disposed in a machine direction as indicated by the arrow MD. A second plurality of the filaments 30,31,32,33,34 and 35 are disposed in a cross-machine direction as indicated by the arrow CD with the machine and cross-machine directional filaments 28 and 30-35 being woven together.
  • The hydrophobic filaments 28 and 30-35 are of TEFLON, and the layers 24 and 26 are needled into the first and the second sides 16 and 18 respectively of the base 14. TEFLON is a registered trademark of E. I. DuPont De Nemours & Company.
  • The second layer of fibers 26 is a mixture of fibers. The mixture of fibers includes TEFLON and fiberglass fibers, and the individual fibers of the first and second layers 24 and 26 have a denier which is less than the denier of the filaments 28 and 30-35.
  • In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, as shown in Figure 1, both layers of fibers 24 and 26 include a mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers 36 and 37 respectively. The mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers is in a ratio within the range 9:1 to 2:1.
  • Figure 2 shows a process for making the aforementioned fabric 10 and shows the layers 24 and 26 and the base 14 as being at least partially fused together by the application of pressure and heat.
  • According to the present invention, the fabric 10 is a press fabric which extends through either a conventional roll couple defining a press nip or a press fabric extending through an extended nip press defined between an elongate press member and a cooperating backing roll for defining an extended nip.
  • The fabric 10 is also a press-to-dryer transfer fabric for fully supporting the web from a press nip to a downstream dryer section.
  • Figure 2 shows a process for making the fabric 10 for supporting a web 12 in a papermaking machine. The process comprises the steps of weaving a base 14 from a first plurality of machine directional TEFLON filaments 28 and a second plurality of cross-machine directional TEFLON filaments 30-35 such that the woven base 14 defines a first and a second side 16 and 18 respectively. A first layer of fibers 24 is needled by a needling means 25 into the first side 16 of the base 14, and a second layer of fibers 26 is needled by a needling means 27 into the second side 18 of the base 14. The first and the second layers of fibers 24 and 26 respectively are a mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers 36 and 37 such that the base 14 and the layers 24 and 26 form an uncompressed mat 38.
  • The mat 38 is then pressed at an elevated temperature by a roll press 39 such that the layers 24 and 26 and the base 14 are at least partially fused together so that the resultant fabric 10 attains a relatively smooth surface 40 while retaining water-absorbing capabilities and inhibiting rewetting of the web.
  • Preferably, the mat 38 is passed through a nip 42 of the press 39, which is heated by induction heaters 44, such that the layers 24 and 26 and the base 14 at least partially fuse together.
  • Figure 3 is a side-elevational view of a papermaking apparatus generally designated 46 for pressing and drying a web W shown by the dashed line. The apparatus 46 includes an extended nip press generally designated 47 and a drying section generally designated 48 disposed downstream relative to the press 47. The press 47 further includes a press member 50 and a backing roll 52 cooperating with the press member 50 for defining therebetween a press nip 54 for pressing the web W.
  • The fabric 10, as described hereinbefore, is disposed contiguously relative to the web W and extends through the nip 54 for supporting and guiding the web W through the nip 54.
  • A felt 56 extends through the nip 54 with the felt 56 being disposed on the opposite side 58 of the web W relative to the fabric 10.
  • The fabric 10 defines a relatively smooth surface 40 towards the web W such that when the web W exits the nip 54, and the fabric 10 and felt 56 diverge relative to each other, the web W follows the smooth surface 40 of the fabric 10 without being rewetted thereby.
  • The drying section 48 includes an upstream dryer 60. A guide roll 62 cooperates with the upstream dryer 60, and the fabric 10 extends from the nip 54 to and around a portion 64 of a heated outer surface 66 of the upstream dryer 60. The fabric 10 thereafter is guided away from the upstream dryer 60 by the guide roll 62 such that the web W is guided without open draw from the nip 54 to the drying section 48 without rewetting thereof by the fabric 10.
  • In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the fabric 10 has a caliper within the range 1.27 to 2.54 microns (1/20 thousandth of an inch to 1/10 thousandth of an inch).
  • In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, as shown in Figure 3, the press 47 also includes a backing felt 68 which is disposed contiguously relative to the fabric 10 for backing the fabric 10 such that water from the web W passes through the fabric 10 into the backing felt 68. The fabric 10 inhibits flow of water from the backing felt 68 that would otherwise cause rewetting of the web W.
  • The present invention provides a unique fabric which permits absorption thereby of water from a web supported on the fabric whiout inhibiting rewetting of the supported web. Additionally, the present invention enables the fabric of the present invention to support the web from the press nip to the dryer without rewetting the web while assuring predictable transfer of the web to the fabric in the case of a double felted pressing configuration.

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  1. A fabric for supporting a web in a papermaking machine, said fabric comprising:
       a base defining a first and a second side;
       said base including:
       a plurality of hydrophobic filaments;
       a first layer of fibers disposed contiguously relative to said first side, said first layer of fibers being applied onto said first side of said base;
       a second layer of fibers disposed contiguously relative to said second side of said base, said second layer of fibers being applied onto said second side of said base;
       at least one of said layers of fibers including:
       a mixture of hydrophobic and hydrophilic fibers;
       and
       said layers and said base being combined such that the fabric has a low permeability permitting water to be absorbed thereby while inhibiting rewetting of the web.
  2. A fabric as set forth in claim 1 wherein said base further includes:
       a first plurality of said filaments disposed in a machine direction;
       a second plurality of said filaments disposed in a cross-machine direction;
       said machine and cross-machine direction filaments being woven together.
  3. A fabric as set forth in claim 1 wherein said hydrophobic filaments are of TEFLON.
  4. A fabric as set forth in claim 1 wherein said layers are needled into said first and second sides respectively of said base.
  5. A fabric as set forth in claim 1 wherein said mixture is of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers.
  6. A fabric as set forth in claim 1 wherein said fibers of said first and second layers of fibers have a denier which is less than the denier of said filaments.
  7. A fabric as set forth in claim 1 wherein both layers of fibers include a mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers.
  8. A fabric as set forth in claim 1 wherein said mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers is in a ratio within the range 9:1 to 2:1.
  9. A fabric as set forth in claim 1 wherein said layers and said base are at least partially fused together by the application of pressure and heat.
  10. A press fabric for a papermaking machine, said fabric comprising:
       a base defining a first and a second side; said base including:
       a plurality of TEFLON filaments;
       a first layer of fibers disposed contiguously relative to said first side, said first layer of fibers being needled into said first side of said base;
       a second layer of fibers disposed contiguously relative to said second side of said base, said second layer of fibers being needled into said second side of said base;
       at least one of said layers of fibers including:
       a mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers; and
       said layers and said base being at least partially fused together by the application of pressure and heat.
  11. A press-to-dryer transfer fabric for a papermaking machine, said fabric comprising:
       a base defining a first and a second side;
       said base including:
       a plurality of TEFLON filaments;
       a first layer of fibers disposed contiguously relative to said first side, said first layer of fibers being needled into said first side of said base;
       a second layer of fibers disposed contiguously relative to said second side of said base, said second layer of fibers being needled into said second side of said base;
       at least one of said layers of fibers including:
       a mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers; and
       said layers and said base being at least partially fused together by the application of pressure and heat.
  12. A process for making a fabric for supporting a web in a papermaking machine, said process comprising the steps of:
       weaving a base from a first plurality of machine directional TEFLON filaments and a second plurality of cross-machine directional TEFLON filaments such that the woven base defines a first and a second side;
       needling a first layer of fibers into the first side of the base;
       needling a second layer of fibers into the second side of the base, the first and second layers of fibers being a mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers such that the base and the layers of fibers form an uncompressed mat; and
       pressing the mat at an elevated temperature such that the layers and the base are at least partially fused together so that the resultant fabric attains a relatively smooth surface while retaining water-absorbing capabilities and inhibiting rewetting of the web.
  13. A process for making a fabric for supporting a web in a papermaking machine, said process comprising the steps of:
       weaving a base from a first plurality of machine directional TEFLON filaments and a second plurality of cross-machine directional TEFLON filaments such that the woven base defines a first and a second side;
       needling a first layer of fibers into the first side of the base;
       needling a second layer of fibers into the second side of the base, the first and second layers of fibers being a mixture of TEFLON and fiberglass fibers such that the base and the layers of fibers form an uncompressed mat; and
       passing the mat through a heated nip of a press such that the layers and the base at least partially fuse together so that the resultant felt includes at least one relatively smooth surface while maintaining water-absorbing capabilities and inhibiting release of water to the web supported thereon.
  14. A papermaking apparatus for pressing and drying a web, said apparatus comprising:
       a press;
       a drying section disposed downstream relative to said press;
       said press further including:
          a press member;
          a backing roll cooperating with said press member for defining therebetween a press nip for pressing the web;
          a fabric disposed contiguously relative to the web and extending through said nip for supporting and guiding the web through said nip;
          a felt extending through said nip, said felt being disposed on the opposite side of the web relative to said fabric;
          said fabric defining a relatively smooth surface towards the web such that when the web exits said nip and said fabric and felt diverge relative to each other, the web follows said smooth surface of said fabric without being
       rewetted thereby;
       said dryer section including:
          an upstream dryer;
          a guide roll cooperating with said upstream dryer; and
          said fabric extending from said nip to and around a portion of a heated outer surface of said upstream dryer, said fabric thereafter being guided away from said upstream dryer by said guide roll such that the web is guided without open draw from said nip to said dryer section without rewetting thereof by said fabric.
  15. A papermaking apparatus as set forth in claim 14 wherein said fabric has a caliper within the range 1.27 to 2.54 microns (1/20 thousandth of an inch to 1/10 thousandth of an inch).
  16. A papermaking apparatus as set forth in claim 14 wherein said press further includes:
          a backing felt disposed contiguously relative to said fabric for backing said fabric such that water from the web passes through said fabric into said backing felt, said fabric inhibiting flow of water from said backing felt that would otherwise cause rewetting of the web.
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