Kipas Kagit (Paper), Turkey orders order 2 Forming Fabric Cleaners from ProJet

September 2023

ProJet received an order for 2 Forming Fabric Cleaners (ProCleanersTM) from Kipas Kagit Paper for their Paper Machine # 1 in Turkey. The order was received in September 2023 and the value of the order will not be disclosed. Delivery will be in Q2 of 2024.

PM1 produces Fluting and Testliner on a 8.6 meter wide machine, using 100% OCC. OCC is known for its extreme contamination on the Paper Machine Clothing. The ProCleanerTM with the “ProPlusModeTM” is highly effective in maintaining cleanliness and permeability of Forming Fabrics which is exactly the reason that Kipas Kagit continues to choose for ProJet. The “2.0” head is equipped with more nozzles for continuous cleaning and enhanced cleaning during sheet breaks, the “ProPlusModeTM”. Cleaning water and contamination is effectively evacuated by a vacuum system.

Multiple ProJet pump stations for Forming Fabric, Press Felt and Dryer Fabric Cleaner

The ProCleanerTM Type F (Forming Fabrics) use a single traversing head that cover the fabrics almost three times as fast as the existing conventional oscillating showers. Furthermore, BioPappel expects to achieve substantial water savings because the ProJet Cleaner uses only 5.0litre/min of water; a conventional shower consumes over 160 l/min.

Furthermore, the ProCleanerTN delivers the following operational and performance benefits:

  • Substantial cleaning water savings (= operational cost reduction + improved profitability): the Pro Cleaner provides superior cleaning performance, while only consuming 1.3gpm (5.0 liter/min) of water. A conventional oscillating shower consumes over 100gpm of water, leading to substantial more electrical power and waste water treatment costs.
  • Water mist elimination is achieved by the application of air knives that contain water mist and contamination, which is discharged through Venturi tubes and finally into a save all pan.
  • Targeted cleaning enables an operator to control the Cleaner for not only overall CD fabric/felt cleaning but to also apply targeted zone/strip or edge cleaning.

ROI calculator:

ProJet understands that each client application is unique. For that reason, ProJet developed an automated ROI-calculator that will be applied to each application and produced paper grade. By contacting or ProJet will perform a no-charge ROI calculation of any Forming Fabric, Press Felt or Dryer Fabric application. After inputting the process parameters provided by customers, they will be provided with a ROI-Analysis of each specific application and investment justification.

ProJet is represented by INKOM Inc.. Inkom has been assisting the Turkish paper industry for the last 30 years to ‘know the unknown’ and striving to help paper mills gear up and adopt technology driven productions. Inkom’s constant endeavor has been towards establishing and bringing to the doorsteps of Turkish Paper Mills, new and latest technology which has a direct influence on paper quality and machine run ability.

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