April 2003

 Welcoming New Graduates

Topics & Information

 KAMYR Technology-Past, Present and Future                     Jiro Nakamura...(1)

 New Screens for Simplification and Power Saving of Screening Process     Kazumi Fujita...(8)

 The Application of High Speed Paper Making Technology             Hidemasa Iijima...(15)

 Analysis of Forms and Distributions of the Paper Chemicals on Paper
   -The Approach with Novel Equipments-                       Atsushi Ikeda...(23)

 Observation of the Configuration of Binder Latex in Coating Layer
   -Direct Observation Technology of Binder-
                          Kenji Arai, Yoko Saito, Hideki Touda and Jyunji Kasai...(29)

 Method of Pest Control in Food and Medicine Factory                 Goro Tajika...(35)
 The Renewal of Electrical Equipments for Paper Industries and Saving Energy
                                                  Shigeru Sekine...(43)

 SPM Shock Pulse Method for Diagnostic System of Rotating Roll Bearing
                                      Masaru Futaba and Minoru Kamei...(52)

 Trend in Mechanical Seal Technology in Pulp and Paper Plant
   -Mechanical Seal for Slurry Liquid Application-              Hidekazu Takahashi...(58)

 BTF Dilution Headbox System -Application Report on BTF Dilution System- Junichi Yano...(68)

 Important Environment Challenges for the U.S. Paper Industry            Reid Miner...(74)

Introduction of Research Laboratories (34)

 Marine Biopolymers Research Group, Institute for Marine Resources and Environment
  Research, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology         ...(80)

Research Report

 The Effect of Mill Closure on Properties of Mechanical Fines Yasuyuki Kamijo and Takanori Miyanishi...(83)

 Manufacturing of Magnetic Papermaking Fibers and Paper(PartU)
   -Preparation of Ferrite-Loaded Pulps at their Lumen by in situ Synthesis-
                                               Katsuhisa Fujiwara...(90)

Pulp and Paper Mills in Japan(23)

 -Nichinan Mill, Oji Paper Co., Ltd.-Oji Paper Co., Ltd.                         ...(96)

Committee report                                                ...(03)

Essay on Intellectual Property                                        ...(79)

Coffee break                                                   ...(82)

Papyrus                                                     ...(105)

Industry News(Domestic and International)                               ...(109)

List of Titles in Foreign Journals Received by JAPAN TAPPI                   ...(120)

List of Patents issued and Laid-open Publication                           ...(122)

Price list of Domestic Logs and Wood Chips by District                       ...(130)

Wholesale Price list of Papers at Tokyo Trade Center                        ...(131)

Other Monthly Statistics                                           ...(133)

News from the Association                                         ...(135)