Andritz technologies selected for new Sun Paper mill in China

Andritz is to provide pulp dewatering and white liquor plant technologies and key process equipment for Sun Paper's new pulp mill in Beihai, China.

The Andritz scope of supply includes a wet lap system, a white liquor plant, an evaporation plant and an ash re-crystallization (ARC) system.

The 10 500 m3/d white liquor plant comprises major recausticizing equipment and an Andritz LimeKiln. The recausticizing plant delivery includes a LimeSlake slaker-classifier, three causticizing tank agitators, white liquor filtration with a LimeWhite filter to maximize the white liquor quality, and efficient lime mud filtration with a LimeDry filter.

The evaporation plant delivery includes key equipment and technology with Andritz multiple-effect lamella evaporators.

The new pulp mill is scheduled to start up in the fourth quarter of 2021.