Water lubrication shower with brush

Water lubrication showers are currently used in the wire and press sections of paper and board machines.

They are installed:

  • Before of the felt washers on the outside of the press felt to saturate the felt with water.
  • Shower is installed on the next to wire roll to wet it.
  • As a beating shower over a couch chest for flushing the paper web under the wire during breaks.

The showers work at a water pressure of up to 0.5 MPa. They are installed permanently and work constantly. They use industrial water previously filtered from mechanical impurities as well as clarified water with a concentration of suspended solids of 5-10 mg / l.

The shower consists of a shower pipe with a diameter of 40-50 mm, a welded nipple, a nozzle, a plate with brushes made of hard synthetic threads.

Depending on the type of nozzles the jet  is fan-shaped or flat. The distance from the nozzle to the surface of the wire (felt) is 25-40 mm.

Water is supplied to the shower from the drive side through a flexible hose.

Brushes are used to clean clogged nozzle holes by periodically turning them over. All metal parts of the shower are made of stainless materials.