Aug 12, 2015
The Sahagun site in southern Mexico is flat and open and SCA could lay out the plant in the most optimal way and implement state of the art practices in all areas of the tissue mill project. A major share of the total project was awarded Valmet which included the complete process from engineering to the jumbo roll storage.
"Big and beautiful" flash through a visitor's mind when arriving at SCA's tissue facility near Sahagun in southern Mexico. The site is flat and open and SCA could lay out the plant in the most optimal way and implement state of the art practices in all areas of the project.
A major share of the total project was awarded Valmet which included the complete process; engineering and automation system, from the waste paper conveyer to and including the jumbo roll storage. In addition an auxiliary package order also covered among others; electricity, water treatment plant, natural gas piping and steam boiler.
|Customer challenge||Greenfield tissue mill|
|Solution||"Almost" turn key delivery from Valmet including Advantage DCT 200TS tissue machine, de-inking plant, execution services and extensive auxiliary equipment for the tissue mill|
|Results||The project started up on time, on the very day it was planned to. The tissue line is producing bathroom tissue of high quality based on sorted office waste.|
|Keywords||Tissue, North America, New lines|
|Tissue machine type||Advantage DCT 200TS|
|Production (18 gsm)||207 TPD|
|Sheet design||Single layer|
|Paper width on reel||5 500 mm|
|Design speed||2 000 m/min|
|Basis weight range on reel||14,5 - 18 gsm|
|Creping ration range||13-20%|
|Yankee diameter||18 ft (5 500 mm)|