Posted December 7, 2017
International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Stora Enso Imatra Mills to supply a new flash drying line, including an Andritz Twin Wire Press, fluffer, and flash dryer. Start-up of the new plant, which has a production capacity of 400 admt/d, is scheduled for the 1Q 2019, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
Andritz’s well-proven flash drying technology ensures minimum energy consumption and highest pulp quality. As a leading supplier of flash dryers, Andritz will be supplying a drying system for gentle drying of mechanical pulp fibers, at the same time using the energy flows available to optimum benefit. The high-efficiency cyclones in combination with a scrubber will reduce emissions to the lowest possible level.
The Andritz Twin Wire Press allows for highest dryness ahead of the flash dryer. Over 600 presses sold and installed around the world prove superior dewatering performance for any kind of fibrous material at any freeness level and with high discharge consistencies of up to 50%.
Stora Enso Imatra Mills, a member of the Stora Enso Group, consists of two production units: Kaukopää and Tainionkoski. Together, they produce 1 million tons of board and paper annually.
Andritz Pulp & Paper is a leading global supplier of complete plants, systems, equipment, and comprehensive services for the production and processing of all types of pulp, paper, tissue, and cardboard.