Friday, December 4, 2020 from 10 AM - 12 PM EST, Dave Loebker (Proctor & Gamble) and Todd Popson (Technidyne Corporation) will be answering questions regarding Tissue Test Methods, developments and technology for evaluating the properties and processes related to tissue. This is a part of the TAPPI Connect series called, "Ask Me Anything." It is part of the educational outreach of TAPPI to connect people with experts and to help foster an understanding of TAPPI Test Methods.
Please log on to the TAPPI Connect Discussion titled, "Ask the Expert Session Featuring Tissue and Toweling Test Methods" and ask your questions related to tissue and its related properties and attributes: softness (think Emtec TSA), brightness (Color Touch X), wet strength, bulk, crepe, emboss, etc.
Dave Loebker, PhD, is a Senior Scientist at Proctor & Gamble in Cincinnati, OH. He is also the past Chairman of the TAPPI Tissue Properties Subcommittee of the Physical Properties Committee. Dr. Loebker is the Vice Chairman of the US TAG (Technical Advisory Group) to ISO TC 6 which develops and maintains ISO Standards related to paper, board and pulp. This also includes working groups on tissue, nanocellulose and recycle.
Todd Popson is CEO of Technidyne Corporation with headquarters in New Albany, IN. He is the Past Chairman of the TAPPI Process & Product Quality Division and Past Chairman of the TAPPI Optical Properties Committee. Todd is the current Chairman of the US TAG to ISO TC 6.