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Sunday, October 14, 2007

Strategies to deal with slime

Strategies to deal with slime and other issues related to bacteria and fungal growth in the wet end are suggested elsewhere in this guide.

Sometimes gel-balls or "fish-eyes" of poorly dispersed retention aid polymers can mimic the behavior of slime.

The retention aid make-down system and associated canister filters should be checked.

Also, you may wish to review some of the material related to deposits and stickies in order to overcome problems with holes in a web of paper.
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