The drying machine 1 at OKI, a project carried out by APP with technology supplied by Valmet, has achieved a new production world record in April 2018, with a total capacity in a single machine of 4,348 air dried tonnes per day.
OKI has two machines of 10.6 m wide, each being the widest and highest capacity built in the world, and the new record places the company in the vanguard of pulp drying technology, exceeding by 500 ADt/d the second place of any other machine in the world.
This is an outstanding result from the joint work of Valmet and APP.
The joint APP and Valmet team on site when the new record was set.
Valmet has supplied key technology for OKI Pulp and Paper Mills in Indonesia. Valmet's delivery included two pulp dryers, two biomass gasifiers, two biomass boilers, two lime kilns, an evaporation system and ash crystallization.
Our professionals have built the largest pulp dryers in the world and applied them successfully in three different continents. Valmet drying machines hold world record capacities with gap former and fourdrinier technologies, with single machines daily productions topping over 4100 tons.
Our evaporator and condensate treatment plants provide excellent performance.
AshLeach is a uniquely simple and effective system to remove chlorides and potassium. In Ash Crystallization, the ash is completely dissolved in water and the solution is evaporated.
Valmet’s lime reburning kiln system ensures reliable and energy efficient production of high quality lime for the recausticizing operation.
As a global leader in CFB gasification technologies and services, Valmet offers gasification solutions to meet the needs of various power and process industry sectors. Each of these solutions generates energy from biomass and waste with high overall efficiency.
For over thirty years, Valmet has been supplying the energy industry around the world with solutions for high-efficiency power production based on various kinds of biofuels.