Papeterie Sical and Toscotec announce the successful start-up of PM#1 after a deep press section and related parts modification.
The machine came in operation according the planned shut-down time and, after the optimization phase, is now producing the targeted container board products quality.
The project, finalized to improve out press dryness performance, liners top side printability as well as machine runnability, includes new TT Combi-Press with a tailored TT Pick-up press roll, new press rolls with related cleaning doctors, a major press frame rebuilt integrated in the wire section structure, and a complete tail threading from press to dryer section including the area of the existing shoe press in last position.
A broke pulper modification and initial part of dryer section implementation with new TT steel Dryer is part of the rebuild, that includes erection, erection supervision, start-up assistance and training.
Details about the renewed PM1 press section
With a web width of 2.570 mm and a design speed of 500 m/min, the renewed PM#1 produces container board grades as Brown Test Liners, Brown Liners and Medium in the range 100 to 220 g/m2, with a yearly capacity of 45.000 tons/year.
Thanks to the strong cooperation between the two project teams, the success of this rebuild confirms the Toscotec ability to supply technological and complex reconstruction in the board sector.