Steam Showers to Precondition the Medium

A steam shower at the singlefacer has been standard equipment for many years. They have varied from manufacturer to manufacturer in the location and design, but the intent was the same. To prepare the medium to be corrugated and to retain the shape. It was necessary to properly precondition the paper. Basically, you needed to get it ready to be shaped in the corrugator rolls, and then ready to receive the adhesive in order to achieve a strong bond with a minimal amount of adhesive.

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