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Cartiere Modesto Cardella starts up PM4 following a rebuild by Andritz at its mill in Italy

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Cartiere Modesto Cardella starts up PM4 following a rebuild by Andritz at its mill in Italy

March 10, 2010 - 19:11

GRAZ, Austria, March 9, 2010 (Press Release) -Following the rebuild of the wet section of paper machine PM4 at Cartiere Modesto Cardella S.p.A., Italy, by international technology group Andritz, the PrimeFlow TW two-layer headbox with PrimeProfiler F dilution water control, and the first PrimeForm TW gap former to be supplied by Andritz Pulp & Paper have gone into operation successfully.

The concept Andritz has supplied provides high dewatering performance and production of corrugated base paper grades with a minimum of two-sidedness. Initial results after production start showed a significant improvement in paper formation and strength properties. The paper machine has a design speed of 1,200 m/min and a wire width of 3,180 mm; the corrugated base paper, with a basis weight range of 90 to 170 gsm, is produced from 100% waste paper.

‛Thanks to the presence of the Andritz experts on site, the rebuild went very smoothly. All systems have been started up successfully and we are very pleased with the components Andritz has supplied', says Modesto Cardella, Managing Director of Cartiere Modesto Cardella.