Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard

Improve the coating quality of paperboard products with Marsden Gas IR drying systems.

paperGas Infrared Systems for Paperboard Manufacturers

The production of base sheet paper and paperboard, both uncoated and coated, have high drying demands. Marsden’s Gas Infrared Drying Systems provide high energy transfer in a relatively small space to aid in the production of various grades of paper products. 

Leveraging our Embedded Combustion™ technology, our gas IR systems allow paperboard manufacturers to produce high-quality paper products at faster speeds for a reduced cost. 

If you are looking to improve your paper coating drying process, Marsden gas IR emitters offer the most powerful and consistent drying solutions in the industry!

Marsden Gas IR Systems include:


  • Comprehensive engineering ⁠— we’ll help design and optimize your system!
  • A full family of system and performance warranties, plus a 5-year guarantee on emitters.
  • Live customer support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Ready to accelerate your production process?


Paper and Paperboard Applications

Marsden’s gas IR emitters provide manufacturers of coated paperboard the power and consistency needed to produce high-quality paper products that meet printability and appearance requirements.

Applications include:

  • Coating and size drying 
  • Mass drying (wet stack, dryer section, and saturator) 
  • Incremental drying (preheat, gelling, and final drying) 
  • Moisture profiling
  • And more!

Get a trial unit for on-machine testing!

Why Use Gas IR Drying for Paperboard Manufacturing?

Gas IR systems are capable of providing the precise, controlled heat required for drying paper products. Our Embedded Combustion burners are the safest in the industry thanks to a one-second safe to the touch cooldown time, making it ideal for paperboard production.

Benefits of Marsden Gas IR Emitters for Paperboard


Heats up to 1850 °F in just five seconds


Cool, safe shutdown in one second


Operating temperatures up to 2100°F (1200°C)


Uniform firing face and heat transfer


Best conversion to radiation efficiency in the industry (up to 65%)


Significantly reduces fuel expenditures


Compact and solid design

View our line of Embedded Combustion™ products!

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