Andritz has received an order from Kartogroup España S.L. to supply a new high-temperature PrimeDry Hood HT and an air system for a tissue machine rebuild at the mill in Burriana, Spain. Start-up is scheduled for the Q1 2024.
The new gas-heated hood will enable Kartogroup to achieve a higher drying capacity with a hood design impingement temperature of 530°C, a higher heat transfer rate and a significant reduction of energy consumption per ton of paper produced.
The special set of advanced solutions for the drying section rebuild include optimized impingement distribution of the hood nozzle boxes, a heat recovery system, a state-of-the-art burner management system and Yankee head insulation. Representing Andritz's latest developments in tissue drying technology, these solutions maximize the heat transfer rate, ensure higher safety, lower emissions and significantly reduce steam consumption.
Andritz's scope of supply also comprises supervision of installation, commissioning, start-up, and training.
Kartogroup España S.L., a member of the Cominter Group, has more than 40 years' experience in the tissue business. At its mills in Burriana and Hernani, Spain, the company produces high-quality tissue grades for household and industrial applications.
Andritz Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue.