Nip Impressions logo
Tue, Jul 23, 2024 22:19
Visitor
Home
Click here for Pulp & Paper Radio International
Subscription Central
Must reads for pulp and paper industry professionals
Search
My Profile
Login
Logout
Management Side

Bellmer to upgrade PM 3 at Mpact Felixton mill in South Africa

Paper packaging manufacturer Mpact had again opted for the modernization specialist Bellmer for its current modernization of the PM 3 at Mpact Felixton recycled containerboard mill in South Africa. In addition to further quality improvement, the key outcome of the project was to increase dryness for the production of fl uting and testliner 90 - 170 g/m³. The 2nd press of PM3 was already equipped with a TurboPress shoepress in 2007. With the current conversion, the 1st press has now also been converted and a further, identical TurboPress - as a tandem shoepress - has been installed to increase the dryness. The installed TurboPress XL shoepress is the most powerful shoe module, capable to handle the highest loads and speeds desired.

The "XL" module can handle all common machine sizes; but typically used for larger machines. The force between the TurboRoll EN and SZ is kept between the housings itself, using a link system, without engaging any press frame. The TurboRoll SZ is equipped with a slip on gear box, transmitting the entire drive load from the motor to the shoe press module. The TurboRoll EN is equipped with a unique and patented shoe loading and lubrication system, which ensures a proper and uniform loading across the entire width. The loading curve is chosen for suiting the application best. A pulper under the reeler completed the scope of delivery.

Mpact is a JSE-listed plastics and paper packaging manufacturer, with 41 operating sites in South Africa, Namibia and Mozambique. The paper division manufactures recycled-based packaging and industrial paper grades such as containerboard and cartonboard and comprises three mills, Felixton, Piet Retief and Springs.



 


 Related Articles:


 


Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: