Patent Number: 6,254,726

Title: Process and apparatus for detecting moisture content in a supported fibrous web

Abstract: Apparatus and process in a machine for at least one of producing and processing the fibrous web. The apparatus includes an essentially water-free traveling surface adapted to guide the fibrous web, and a measuring device positioned and adapted to detect moisture content of the fibrous web while the fibrous web is supported by the essentially water-free traveling surface. The process includes guiding the fibrous web on the essentially water-free traveling surface, and detecting a moisture content of the fibrous web while the fibrous web is supported by the essentially water-free traveling surface.

Inventors: Steiner; Karl (Herbrechringen, DE), Augscheller; Thomas (Bachhagel, DE), Wegehaupt; Frank (Bohmenkirch, DE)

Assignee: Voith Sulzer Papiertechnik Patent GmbH

International Classification: F26B 25/22 (20060101); F26B 13/14 (20060101); F26B 13/10 (20060101); D21F 007/06 (); G01N 033/34 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018