Customer: Kuantum Papers Limited
Production: Wood-free writing and printing paper
Description: Andritz has successfully started up a new 500 t/d HERB chemical recovery boiler at Kuantum Papers Limited in Saila Khurd, Hoshiapur district in the state of Punjab, India.
The boiler is designed to handle a mixture of hardwood and agro-based black liquor and enables environmentally friendly and more energy-efficient operation compared to a conventional boiler with direct contact evaporator. Thus, the mill’s pulp production as well as the power-to-heat-ratio are substantially increased. The boiler also features a unique vertical air system to minimize air emissions.
Details: The scope of supply also comprised:
– Engineering for the entire system except civil work and electrical and automation equipment
– Complete pressure parts
– Auxiliaries such as start-up oil burners, black liquor burners, smelt spouts
– Safety-related system (SRS)