Customer: MM Board & Paper
Description: MM Board & Paper, Austria, has successfully re-started its KM3 board machine at the Frohnleiten mill after Andritz completed a major rebuild. The rebuild included several upgrade measures to improve the machine’s performance in line with the customer’s targets.
Details: KM3 has a design speed of 800 m/min and a wire width of 5 m. It produces folding boxboard – chromo duplex quality – with 230-450 gsm. The rebuild comprised the modernization of the wire section including approach flow systems, headboxes and hybrid former. In addition, Andritz’s scope included a new press section, the rebuild of the pre-dryer section, an upgrade of two under-machine pulpers, machine clothing and roll covers, adaption of the automation system, as well as assembly, start up and production assistance.