FlexJet™ Headbox Technology
The FlexJetTM family of headboxes is designed to deliver optimum performance for almost any grade of paper or board. FlexJetTM headbox products include several different models of both hydraulic and roll headbox technology, with both radial distributor and tapered header inlet options, and a new wet end applicator for Microfibrillated Cellulose (MFC) and other additives.
Models from the FlexJetTM family of headboxes include:
The FlexJet™ F - A hydraulic headbox offering maximum flexibility for low to medium speed machines, with a very wide L/b range.The FlexJetTM F provides proven performance for multi-grade machine upgrades.
The FlexJet™ S – Designed to provide optimum performance for high speed fourdrinier and top wire former machines. Offers maximum hydraulic headbox capabilities for many different grades of paper and board.
The FlexJet™ R - A traditional roll headbox giving dependable performance for slow speed and specialty applications.
The FlexJet™ C - A new applicator developed to apply micro-fibrillated cellulose (MFC) and other additives directly to the wet end of the paper machine. This model features an applicator positioned on the Fourdrinier, with liquid dispersion of MFC forced out of a narrow slot onto the surface of the wet stock.
FlexJet headbox technology provides:
- Better dry weight profiles
- Wider range of TSI MD/CD ratios
- Improved CD strength