Kalamazoo Paper Chemicals represents many major suppliers to industries around the world. These

companies include  Bayer AG

Germany, Wilkinson Kaolin Corp., Huygen Instruments, Cargill Inc., IGT Reprotest  and many others.

Product lines include a variety of Coating Chemicals and Additives,  Kaolin Clay, Pulp and Paper Quality and Testing Instrumentation.

Kalamazoo Paper Chemicals offers a very large range of paper testing and paper
quality control instruments / products specific to the pulp and paper industry. Also offered is a range of wet lab and hand sheet forming systems.

In this section you will not only find instruments of our own manufacture, but also such well known names as: HUYGEN, GURLEY, MacMILLAN BLOEDEL, TABER, IGT Reprotest, PROCEQ, RHOPOINT, X-RITE, EMERSON, FORMAX and others.

Our Instrument / Product line is specific to Pulp & Paper applications, no test tubes, no pH meters, just quality instruments / products built to measure and control according to TAPPI, CPPA, and ISO standard methods as well as a few leading edge techniques which haven't made the "standard" lists yet. Many are well known traditional methods and others are unique new devices which are just earning their place in the industry.

Standard test types include the list below. Please click on the appropriate test, which will take you to a picture of the instrument/machine/product, and from there, additional data.


Standard Tests

As this is a work in progress: if you don't see what you need for any Pulp or Paper testing application, please contact us by Email, Fax, or Toll Free in the U.S. at 1-800-248-9436.

Unlike much of our competition, we have mill experienced personnel on hand to assist you. Chances are, we can help.


Abrasion
Basis Weight
Brightness
Burst
Caliper
Calendering
Chip Classifiers
Coating
Color
Compression
Crush
Dirt Count
Dryers
Edge Crush
Flat Crush
Fiber Classification
Formation
Freeness
Friction
Gloss
Hand Sheets
Heat Seal
IGT
Internal Bond
Linting & Dusting
Moisture
Mottle
Micrometers
Opacity
PFI typeLab Beaters
Pick
Pin Adhesion
Ply Bond Tester
Porosity
Printability
Print Proof
Pulp Evaluation
Ring Crush
Roll Hardness
Rub
Sample Cutting
Sheet Molds
Shives
Sizing
Smoothness
Stiffness
Tensile
Vapor Perm
Viscosity
Wax Pick ...and more!

Below are a few examples of devices which we offer. Click on one of the underlined links for detailed information. If you don't find what you need, please contact us by Email, Fax, or Toll Free in the U.S. at 1-800-248-9436.

IN THE LAB DEVICES

ADAMS WET RUB TESTER

SCOTT INTERNAL BOND

Test coatings for resistance to re-wetting. Critical to control of printing press milking & contamination. For the evaluation of internal bond strength in paper and paperboard & resistance to heat-set blistering on press.
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ADAMS WET RUB TESTER
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SCOTT INTERNAL BOND


ON MACHINE DEVICES

POROLOG MICRO 5000
On machine porosity measurement

MacMILLAN BLOEDEL
Linting & Dusting Tester

Control coating, porosity, indicate porosity, refining, coating holdout / penetration, runability, and other factors. On machine measurement of surface contamination; quantify and identify surface contaminants on your sheets during production.
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POROLOG MICRO 5000
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MacMILLAN BLOEDEL