Retention, Drainage and Formation (RDF)

Comprehensive line of chemical products for managing retention, drainage and formation (RDF) on tissue, packaging and paper machines

Our full line of RDF products includes:

  • Bufloc® range of chemistries for charge control
  • Bufloc and Mosaic range of chemistries to manage drainage and formation
  • Selected range of both synthetic and natural microparticle technologies for improved formation and retention
  • Specific Bufloc range of chemistries for enhanced filler loading

Dosing and Monitoring Capabilities

  • Design and supply of polymer make-down units and automatic dosing systems with sophisticated control logics suitable for stand-alone applications or direct link to the DCS
  • On-line monitoring that provides closed loop control of the entire program
  • Advice on blade and pocket angle setup

Capable of providing a full range of services to optimize the program performance including:

  • Sophisticated product screening capability
  • Comprehensive machine surveys to measure the program performance and the influence the program has on all aspects of machine performance
  • Identification of energy- and water-saving streams for sustainability purposes