Valmet will supply an extensive board machine rebuild and automation solution for machine and quality control to the ITC Bhadrachalam mill in India. The rebuilt production line (PM1) is planned to produce high-quality lightweight coated board with a wide range of produced grades. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for the 4Q 2017, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
The order is included in Valmet's 2Q 2016 orders received. Typically, a project of this type and scope is valued at Euro 30 - 40 million.
Valmet's delivery for the ITC Bhadrachalam PM1 board making machine rebuild includes all the key technologies from headbox to reel and automation for machine and quality control. The machine features number of leading technologies delivered exclusively by Valmet.
The 4250-mm-wide (wire) PM 1 will produce mainly cup board, but also solid folding box board (FBB), bleached board (SBS) and art board grades with the basis weight range of 150 - 320 g/m2. The design speed for the rebuilt machine parts is 600 m/min.
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