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Eric T Langevin, James A Bourque: Simultaneously controlled steam shower and vacuum apparatus and method of using same. Thermo Electron Web Systems, Lorusso & Loud, September 22, 1992: US05149401 (20 worldwide citation)

Method and system for applying steam to a paper forming web for the purpose of heating the web to improve the quality of the paper, and withdrawing steam through the use of a vacuum opposite the steam shower, by the simultaneously controlled removal of steam at equally spaced increments by the use o ...


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Eric T Langevin, Austin L Carter Jr, Michael J Van Kleeck, Bruce E Taylor: Steam shower vacuum apparatus. Thermo Electron Web Systems, Lorusso & Loud, June 4, 1991: US05020245 (3 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for removing excess steam from an area around a web, such as paper, the apparatus having a stationary vacuum pick-up slot positioned adjacent the web, a steam exhaust pipe leading from the pick-up slot to a vacuum header, an adjustable opening in the exhaust pipe in the vacuum header, f ...