Gravity foil assemblies are an important component of fourdriniers. They are used to create activity pulses and begin early drainage on the table. The magnitude of the pulses is determined by machine speed, stock consistency, blade angle, width, and spacing.
Robust design and 316L stainless steel fabrication
Optimal blades shape and spacing
Multiple options for polyethylene and ceramic blades
Open area matched to grade and speed
Controlled pulse activity
Improved sheet formation
Minimal drag load impact
Optimized drainage rate
Kadant provides a variety of engineered blade shapes for your fourdrinier depending upon grade, speed, furnish, and forming goals. We also provide multiple options for polyethylene and ceramic formulations customized for your specific needs.