Condebelt DryingCosts & Benefits
|Parent Process: Papermaking|
|Energy Savings Potential||
Reductions in steam consumption are estimated to be 15%, or 1.6 GJ/t-paper, with a slight reduction (~20 kWh/t-paper) in electricity consumption (Martin et al., 2000. p.32).
|CO2 Emission Reduction Potential|
Capital costs are high. Investment cost of $28/ton paper has been estimated for retrofit installations, and $110/t for greenfield plants (1998 dollars) (Martin et al., 2000. p.32).