Nov 7, 2023
PM 4 produces a range of recycled liner, recycled fluting, and corrugated kraft grades, covering a basis weight span of 70-300 g/m2. Valmet's comprehensive delivery included three OptiFlo Fourdrinier headboxes, an OptiPress Linear press section, and an OptiSizer Film size press with a supply system.
|Location||Tamil Nadu, India|
In a stride towards elevating the containerboard manufacturing landscape in India, Valmet delivered Sri Andal Paper Mills with advanced board making technologies for their new PM 4.
The delivery includes:
To support the project's initiation, a startup package of spare parts and consumables was provided, alongside the Valmet DNA machine control system, Valmet IQ quality measurement system, and connectivity to the Valmet Performance Center together with remote On-Demand Expert Support.
The delivery also included paper machine clothing including formic fabrics, press felts, Valmet Black Belt shoe press belt and dryer fabrics.
The PM 4 started up in December 2022. “There are always challenges and unexpected issues in all major investment projects. In this project Valmet was extremely responsive, adaptable, and helpful in completing the project on time. We stayed on schedule and commissioned and produced sellable material within the allotted time frame.”, says Mr. G Chellamuthu.
|Keywords||Paper & board, containerboard, recycled liner, recycled fluting, corrugated kraft, quality, efficiency, Asia Pacific, India|
|Grades||Containerboard: recycled liner, recycled fluting, corrugated kraft|
|Technical information||The design speed of the machine is 650 m/min and the basis weight range is 70-300 g/m2.|