DeltaPlatform™ Arrangement


The former serves two important functions in the paper production process. Often, the former will begin to define the final qualities of the paper being produced.

  1. Remove water from the slurry mixture.
  2. Form the sheet as it begins its transfromation to paper.

Additional Information

There are several types of formers, all with various qualities:

  • Vat Former
    • Slow heavy weight machines
  • Twin Wire Formers
    • Gap Formers
  • Hybrid Formers
    • Top Wire Units
    • Roll and Blade
  • Roll Blade Former
    • Suction Forming Roll Gap
  • Fourdrinier
    • Knock Down
    • Front Lift
    • Roll-Out
    • Cantilevered
    • C-frame