March 2001

 Target Rate of Recovered Paper Utilization for Fiscal 2005Japan Paper Association      ...(2)

Process Control and Automation

 General Review of 24th Pulp and Paper Process Control Symposium Process
   Control and Automation Committee, JAPAN TAPPI                         ...(7)

 Present States and Future Prospects of Medical Equipments
   -Toward Human Friendly Medical Equipments-                 Yoshinori Suzuki...(19)

 Development of the Maglev System:Past, Present and Future
                                      Hitoshi Hasegawa and Masai Muto...(27)

 Recent Example of DCS Renewal                          Kazuya Nakamura...(32)

 Application of Computerized Maintenance Management System        Kenji Takahashi...(38)

 The Design of Maintenance Management Software System and Examples of Its Utilization
                                                 Tomoaki Hamada...(45)

 Application of Control Bus Link between DCS and MCC-An Example and Considerations-
                                                Yoshikawa Hiroaki...(53)

 Expectation of FOUNDATION Fieldbus                        Kane Kuriyama...(57)

 Experience of Introducing All Digital Spot Detector             Toshiyuki Takahashi...(62)

 An Improvement of a Head Box Level Meter                   Atsushi Hiroshima...(67)

Topics & Information

 A Report on 16th ISO/TC6 Meeting Takayuki Okayama, Tadashi Kano and Tetsuhisa Oishi...(72)

 Recognition and Prevention of Scale Trouble in Papermaking Operation
   -Focus on Barium Scale as Well as Calcium, Silicon and Aluminium Scale-
                                         Kenji Ito and Kenji Mochizuki...(78)

 The Current Status of Digital Paper Technology              Yasusuke Takahashi...(87)

Research Report

 Pulping and Bleaching of Plantation Fast-growing Acacias(Part1)
   -Chemical Composition and Pulpability-Guo-
               xin Xue, Jian-weng Zheng, Yuji Matsumoto and Gyosuke Meshitsuka...(94)

 Development of Iron Oxide Bubbling Fluidized Bed in Direct Causticization Process
                                                  Chiaki Nagai...(101)

Committee report                                                ...(03)

Essay on Intellectual Property                                        ...(92)

Coffee break                                                   ...(93)

Papyrus                                                     ...(109)

Industry News(Domestic and International)                               ...(113)

List of Titles in Foreign Journals Received by JAPAN TAPPI                   ...(123)

List of Patents issued and Laid-open Publication                           ...(126)

Price list of Domestic Logs and Wood Chips by District                       ...(134)

Wholesale Price list of Papers at Tokyo Trade Center                        ...(135)

Other Monthly Statistics                                           ...(137)

News from the Association                                         ...(139)