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Kraft Recovery Operations Course -  Technical Program Coordinated by Dr. Honghi Tran (Univ. Toronto)

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Kraft Recovery Operations Course - Technical Program Coordinated by Dr. Honghi Tran (Univ. Toronto)

INTRODUCTION
The TECNICELPA/ Kraft Recovery Course is a comprehensive review of the important recovery operations in kraft pulp mills with the objective of helping improve pulp production efficiency, minimize operating costs and reduce environmental impact.
The lecturers, Honghi Tran, Maria Bjork, C. Fróis do Amaral and Vitor Lucas, are internationally recognized experts. They will provide practical day-to-day information through presentations, Q&A sessions and workshops.

GUIDELINES
Course participants will learn the chemistry, physics and engineering principles related to kraft recovery, and after successfully completing the course, be able to:
• Describe the kraft recovery process
• Describe individual unit operations in the process
• Identify causes and solutions for various recovery operating problems

ADDRESSED TO
The course is designed for pulp mill operations personnel, including:
i) engineers and superintendents working in the kraft recovery area,
ii) senior pulp mill operators, superintendents looking for new kraft recovery ideas or a refresher course,
iii) process engineers, technical sales and support staff from chemical, equipment and consulting companies, and
iv) University researchers and graduate students doing research projects on energy and chemical recovery in pulp mills

 

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE (All presentations will be in English)
1. KRAFT RECOVERY PROCESS
2. EVAPORATOR PRINCIPLES AND OPERATIONS
3. EVAPORATOR FOULING AND MITIGATION
4. FOUL CONDENSATE STRIPPING AND NCG HANDLING
5. LIGNIN EXTRACTION AND IMPACT
6. RECOVERY BOILER EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION
7. RECOVERY BOILER CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES
8. BLACK LIQUOR BURNING PROPERTIES
9. BLACK LIQUOR AND AIR DELIVERY
10. RECOVERY BOILER FOULING AND PLUGGING
11. RECOVERY BOILER CORROSION AND CRACKING
12. RECAUSTICIZING PRINCIPLES AND CONTROL
13. RECAUSTICIZING PLANT EQUIPMENT AND PRACTICES
14. HARD SCALE FORMATION IN RECAUSTICIZING PLANT
15. LIME KILN PRINCIPLES AND DESIGN 
16. LIME KILN OPERATING ISSUES AND MITIGATION
17. RECOVERY CYCLE ENERGY OPTIMIZATION 
18. CONTROLLING Na AND S BALANCES
19. NON-PROCESS ELEMENTS - ACCUMULATION & CONTROL 
20. CO2 CAPTURE LEGISLATION AND IMPACT  

 

COURSE INSTRUCTORS 
Principal Instructors:
HONGHI TRAN, Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
MARIA BJÖRK, Manager, PCC Environment, Stora Enso, Karlstad, Sweden

Guest Instructors:
VITOR LUCAS, Biotek Mill Manager, Ródão, Portugal, Portugal
CARLOS FROIS DO AMARAL, Director, CFAenergias, Figueira da Foz, Portugal

Hotel Meliá Ria in AVEIRO

 

EVENT DATA

Date:
1st edition: 20th, 21st and 22nd (until lunch) March 2023
2nd edition: 22nd (after lunch), 23rd and 24th March 2023

Schedule:
from 9:00 until 17:00

Venue:
MELIÁ Ria Hotel & Spa
Cais da Fonte Nova, lote 5
3810 200 AVEIRO
PORTUGAL
Telef +351 234 401 000

GPS Coordinates:
40.6386 (N), -8.6452 (W)

See Google Maps

Deadline for registration:
31st January 2023

REGISTRATION

Link for REGISTRATION

Registration fee
(until 31st January 2023)

Member Tecnicelpa*/ASPAPEL/ABTCP: 1000 €
Non Member: 1500 €

* Máx 2 representantives for each collective member Tecnicelpa, ASPAPEL or ABTCP. Other registrations will be at Non Member rate.

Includes course attendance, technical documentation, certificate issued by TECNICELPA, lunch and coffee breaks.

After 31st January the fee will increase 50% and there will be no reimbursment in case of non attendance.
Data for payment will be send, after reception of the registration form online.

 

 

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