INDIA (News release) -- Valmet has been selected to deliver the key process technology for a new cooking, fiberline and recausticizing plant, as well as a new lime kiln, at Naini Papers' mill in India. The new plant is expected to produce approximately 100,000 tons bleached hardwood pulp per year, and start-up is scheduled by the end of the 1Q 2020.
The value of the orders is not disclosed. Typically, the value of these kinds of projects is around Euro 20-25 million. The batch cooking and fiberline delivery includes a digester plant consisting of three conical bottom digesters, and a fiberline comprised of seven Valmet TwinRoll presses, screen room, MC pumps, mixers and tower scrapers, as well as the basic engineering and site services. The recausticizing delivery also includes one OptiDisc(TM) WL.
The new long wet lime kiln has a design capacity of 200 tons per day, with a chain system for drying of the lime mud inside the kiln. The kiln will be supplied with a burner system designed for either firing producer gas in combination with furnace oil or alternatively firing 100% furnace oil. The producer gas is a low temperature, low grade gas produced in a coal gasifier.
Naini Papers Limited is one of the few premier paper manufacturing facilities in India. Naini offers high quality writing and printing papers with improved physical and optical properties.