Andritz starts up complete LC pulping system at Papeleira Coreboard in Portugal
March 24, 2021
Andritz has successfully started up a complete continuous low-consistency (LC) pulping system at Papeleira Coreboard in Portugal. The new Andritz LC pulping system installed features several design upgrades:
- FibreSolve FSR pulper with advanced rotor design for efficient slushing at lowest fiber loss and highest availability.
- Advanced Andritz TrashTrap for reliable separation and removal of heavy and light rejects early in the process.
- State-of-the-art ragger which allows - in combination with the new pulper rotor design - superior forming, handling and removal of pulper rags.
The scope of supply also comprised a detrashing pump, FibreGuard detrasher, FibreWash Drum, cleaners and a RejectCompactor for further treatment of rejects. Andritz provided the basic engineering as well as the supervision of erection on site and start-up via remote support.
Papeleira Coreboard processes LOCC (Local Old Corrugated Containers) with a line capacity of 300 bdmt/d and a reject content of up to 10% to produce different types of coreboard.
Andritz Pulp & Paper provides equipment, systems, complete plants and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue.