Installations&Startings | Russia

Gypsum board made of 100% waste paper raw material


Customer: Knauf Petroboard, Kommunar

Supplier: Andritz

Start-up: by the fourth quarter of 2018

Design speed: 700 m/min

Width at reel: 4,260 mm

Design production rate: annual capacity of 155,000

Characteristics: the rebuild includes the supply of a new wire section with three PrimeForm SW Fourdrinier wires and new PrimeFlow SW headboxes, one of which contains a PrimeProfiler F consistency profiling system.

Details: Andritz will also supply the main components in the approach flow systems for the top, filler, and back layers at KM 2. The scope of supply comprises several ModuScreen HB-E screens, which combine lowest energy requirements with minimum pulsations at lowest fiber loss. A new couch pit pulper will manage broke handling. In order to significantly improve water management of the mill, a fiber recovery system with an Andritz save-all Disc Filter will be installed. Andritz Automation will deliver a complete new Multi Motor Drive for the entire machine as well as the electrification and automation equipment. The delivery will be handled on an EPC basis, where the supplier takes responsibility for the installation work, including piping and cabling, as well as the required supervision works related to erection, commissioning, and training.