ProJet, Meerssen, Netherlands ProJet will deliver two (2) new dry end High Pressure Tail Cutters to the OEM: YueLi, Taiwan. The order was included in ProJet’s third quarter 2022 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
The ProJet High Pressure Tail Cutters can be equipped with redundant pumps and redundant nozzles guaranteeing the highest availability of the system. Pressure used is up to 500bar (8,000psi) and the Tail Width is adjustable from 20-300mm (0.8-12 in.) The ProJet HP Tail Cutters generate a 100% reliable clean cut, guaranteeing maximum reliability of Tail Threading. One Tail Cutter will be installed before the Size Press and the second before the reel at the end of the machine.
Water-jet nozzles have ruby tips, with typical sizes between 0.05-0.60mm. Customers that have these High Pressure Tail Cutters installed, immediately notice the reduction in dirt and dust build up in the cutting area, which A. Leads to a cleaner and healthier working environment for operators and B. Maximizes reliability of the Tail Cutting and Tail Threading procedure on a paper machine. No vacuum or dust bag are required so maintenance is minimized and fire hazards are eliminated.
The Tail Cutters are part of a rebuild of a ND Paper machine that YueLi will be doing for ND Paper at one of the mill locations in the USA.
The order was received in June ’22; the equipment is scheduled to be delivered in Q4, 2022 and installation & start-up in Q2, 2023