Thailand

Andritz successfully starts up MDF line supplied to Panel Plus MDF Co. Ltd.

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Customer: Panel Plus MDF Co. Ltd

Location: Mill in Hat Yai, Bangkok

Production: board, medium-density fiberboard, and melamine-faced papers for the production of wear and water resistant panels.

Supplier: Andritz

Start-up: December 2017

Description: Andritz successfully starts up MDF line supplied to Panel Plus MDF Co. Ltd. The pressurized refining and chip washing system supplied by Andritz is the centerpiece of the line. It has a capacity of 30 bdmt/h and is characterized by low specific energy consumption as well as excellent reliability. The chip washing system using the Andritz sedimentation technology is the first of its kind to be delivered to Thailand and will be used mainly for sand removal.

Details: The scope of supply also included a maintenance-friendly Andritz C-Feeder that ensures minimum energy consumption, higher system stability, and longer refiner plate lifetime.