Andritz to supply stock preparation line for Chinese paper mill

Andritz ModuScreen HBE screen. Image © Andritz.
Andritz ModuScreen HBE screen. Image © Andritz.

Andritz is to provide a complete 305 bdmt/d stock preparation line for Kookil Paper (Zhangjiagang) Ltd Corp’s mill in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu Province, China.

The new line, which will process NBKP (Needle Bleached Kraft Pulp) and LBKP (Leaf Bleached Kraft Pulp) market pulp bales, includes Andritz FibreSolve FSV pulpers and four Andritz TwinFlo double disc refiners.

The approach flow system will be equipped with an Andritz ShortFlow deaeration system, comprising four ModuScreen HBE headbox screens for stock and dilution water screening, a WW deaerator for efficient air removal as well as a vacuum pump.

The scope of supply also includes broke handling and a DiscFilter Saveall fiber recovery system.

Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2021.