Metso's scope of delivery will comprise a complete tissue production line including a stock preparation system and an Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue machine. The tissue machine will be equipped with an OptiFlo headbox, an Advantage ViscoNip press, a Metso Yankee cylinder, an Advantage AirCap hood adapted for co-generation, an Advantage WetDust dust management system and an Advantage SoftReel reel. The stock preparation system will comprise OptiSlush pulpers, OptiFiner conical refiners and OptiScreen machine screens.
Furthermore, the delivery will include an extensive automation package with metsoDNA machine and process controls, a PaperIQ Plus scanner and quality controls. Complete engineering, installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning will also be included in the delivery.
With a width of 5.6 m and a design speed of 2,200 m/min, the new line will produce 60,000 tons a year of high-quality facial, handkerchief, toilet and towel grades. The raw material for the new line will be virgin fiber. The production line will be optimized to save energy and enhance final product quality.
Ak Gıda aims to expand its operations into the field of tissue products by building a new tissue mill in Pamukova, Turkey. With 140,000 m2of production area, Ak Gıda currently produces some 400 different dairy products at the Pamukova facilities.