Andritz awards order for Wet End Tail Cutter for Asia Symbol, China to ProJet

October 2021

ProJet received an order for a Tail Cutter form the new Andritz Tissue machine that will be delivered to Asia Symbol, China. The order was included in ProJet’s third 2021 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. 

ProJet already supplied almost exclusively al Tail Cutters to Andritz Austria in the past years; recently also Andritz China selected ProJet as the preferred supplier. The order from Asia Symbol, Guangdong, China is to supply a complete tissue production line – from stock preparation to a double-width tissue machine (TM13), including automation – for energy-efficient production of high-quality grades at its mill in Jiangmen Xinhui, China. Start-up is planned for the end of 2022.

The tissue machine of the type PrimeLineTM W 2000 will have a design speed of 1,900 m/min and a width of 5.65 m for the production of paper towels, kitchen rolls, napkins, handkerchiefs, and facial tissue in the range of 11 to 42 gsm. It features a PrimePress XT Evo shoe press that dewaters the web gently, but still achieves a far higher post-press dryness than conventional presses. The line force and/or shoe tilt can be adjusted in a very flexible way in order to optimize the product quality and reduce consumption of drying energy. In addition, an 18 ft. PrimeDry Steel Yankee with a steam-heated PrimeDry Hood ST for energy- and cost- efficient drying will be installed.

All Tail Cutters will manufactured in AISI316 stainless steel throughout and are known for their high reliability. The equipment is scheduled to be delivered in Q2, 2022 and installation & start-up end 2022.

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