KCL and Tampere University have agreed on the sale of the university’s extrusion coating and lamination pilot line to KCL. Effective January 1, 2023, the equipment will be fully owned and operated by KCL at its current facility. In mid-2023, the acquired pilot line will be transported to KCL’s pilot premises in Otaniemi, Espoo. KCL […]
Risto Hertzberg (MSc. Eng.) has joined KCL as the new Head of Biomaterial Processing. His professional background covers areas in dissolving pulp production, lignin processing and cellulose-based textiles. As Head of Biomaterial Processing, Risto’s objective is to ensure clients achieve their goals through piloting and testing. Moreover, his aim is to guide investments for an
New services: Analysis of carbohydrate, lignin and extractive of different sample matrices and titrimetric and gravimetric methods
KCL has expanded its services with analysis of carbohydrate, lignin and extractive of different sample matrices. In addition, a large variety of titrimetric and gravimetric methods is available. Kaarina Fagerholm, who has a long experience from analytical services for biomaterials, leads the function and implements the services together with a couple of experienced technicians. Kaarina
Delamination is a typical problem in the printing and converting of carton board. KCL has collected a set of laboratory measurements that, together with a sheet fed offset printing trial, can diagnose the specific problems related to delamination. The printing part of the analysis is done on the KCL Sheet Fed Offset printing machine using
The EU funded project INN-PRESSME aims at replacing petroleum-based goods with bio-based products. The project will function as an ecosystem involving the development of recyclable and/or biodegradable packaging, energy, and vehicle solutions and other consumer goods. The ecosystem offers companies the possibility to reduce risks linked with developing new products and to accelerate market access.
KCL pilot for fiber and biomaterial processes offers an excellent environment for testing all kinds of biomaterials. We continuously develop our process and services based on customer requirements. Our digester has been updated by raising the operating pressure up to 8 bar. This means that we are able to reach the temperature of 170 °C
KCL now offers high quality 8-color flexo printing trial services for the packaging and board customers. KCL flexo test printing service provides a desired new replenishment for studying printability of packaging paper and board substrates. 8-color reel fed flexo machine (Fischer & Krecke Flexpress 6S) corresponds with the newest technologies of commercial print houses, being