ANDRITZ Nonwoven, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order to supply a complete wetlace line to the leading Turkish nonwovens producer Akinal Sentetik Tekstil.
The highly flexible ANDRITZ technology combines wet forming and hydroentanglement and is especially suitable for the production of flushable wipes that are dispersible and 100% biodegradable without any chemical binder. Start-up of the line is scheduled for 2016.
ANDRITZ neXline wetlace is designed for high production capacities of up to 15,000 tons per year and integrates stock preparation, wet forming, and hydroentanglement. The ANDRITZ wetlace technology fulfills the highest environmental standards for the end products and produces certificated nonwovens quality according to the latest EDANA/INDA guidelines for flushable wipes.