Category: Sold

Hollander Beater and Large Press (Still) Available in Toronto

Please see our updated older posting concerning a 2lb David Reina beater and 40-ton papermaking press available in Toronto. Update: These items have been sold.

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Hollander Beater and Large Press Available in Toronto

We’re passing this on for someone: Paper Making Equipment For Sale: Paper making equipment designed by David Reina. 2lb dry weight pulp (Hollander) beater, stainless steel on stand with castors and technical manual Couching tray on rollers 40 ton hydraulic

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Challenge Guillotine (still) for sale

We still have our Challenge 265 power guillotine for sale. I’ve removed the VFD and converted the wiring back to plain 208V 3-phase. The problems with the VFD tripping turned out to be due to a defective current sensor in

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Valley Beater available near Vancouver BC

If you live on the west coast and are shopping for a Valley Beater, we’ve received a message that someone in Maple Ridge BC has one for sale. This one has a cast iron body but the paint looks to

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Last Chance for some Monotype Parts

Last weekend I sorted through my stash of Monotype parts and  decided that a few of these were not worth saving. If anyone wants these you have until September to make arrangements to pick them up for free. I can

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Hilarious auto-captioning of one of my YouTube videos

I recently posted a video on YouTube showing the basic operation of the TAPPI hand sheet former we have for sale. Just this evening I noticed that YouTube tries to do speech recognition to generate closed captioning for the videos.

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Schopper-Riegler Freeness Tester for sale

This is the third piece of papermaking laboratory equipment I have for sale. Per ISO standard 5267-1, this tests the “freeness” of the pulp, which can be thought of as the amount of water which is “free” and will drain

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Gurley paper permeability (porosity) tester for sale

Another commercial paper mill laboratory instrument we are putting up for sale is a Gurley Tester, which measures the porosity or permeability of a sheet of paper by trying to blow air through it as defined in TAPPI test T460.

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Laboratory Handsheet Former for sale

We bought this handsheet former several years ago as part of a lot of commercial papermaking laboratory equipment and it is time we tried to sell it. This unit is for making standardized test sheets following TAPPI (The American Pulp

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Our first papermaking press

This is a press which I made for Audrey even before we bought the Papertrail; we have since stopped using it and sold it. The following details are drawn  from memory so dimensions might not be exact. The cross-beams were

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