Papel San Francisco’s new tissue line reached 2200 m/min in seven days
Nothing could stop the fifth Valmet tissue machine installation in Mexicali, Mexico from starting up recently. Even though the ongoing pandemic prevented Valmet to be on site during the installation phase, the new Valmet Advantage DCT tissue line produced its first tissue roll according to specification and schedule. And only seven days later the machine was up and running at a speed of 2,200 m/min.
|Location||Papel San Francisco Mill, Mexicali, Mexico|
|Solution||New installation of Advantage DCT 100TS tissue machine, including Advantage ViscoNip press|
This is the fifth Valmet machine installation at the mill in Mexicali and the Advantage DCT machine was selected due to its energy efficiency even at high speed production.
The machine reached 2,200 m/min within seven days and åaper specifications were fulfilled from day one.
Running as fast as possible has been part of PSF’s strategy ever since the start of their first tissue machine. Their machines are continuously running at high speed and the previous installation of TM 7 in 2017, reached 2,000 m/min in 48 hours.
|Key words||Tissue making, New lines, Advantage DCT, Mexico|
|Technology||Advantage DCT 100TS Tissue machine|
|Design Speed||2,200 m/min|
|Annual capacity||30 000 tons|
Valmet Advantage DCT tissue machine including:
Papel San Francisco started up their first tissue machine in 1980. In the past 40 years the company has grown steadily and are today operating seven tissue machines with a yearly capacity of 204,000 tons of tissue products.