ABB Supplies Film-press Feeding Station Clairefontaine's PM 5

Oct. 25, 2011 - Cellier Activity of ABB France, Process Automation Division, recently fulfilled an order from Clairefontaine for the supply of the feeding station of the film press, which was installed on the paper mill's PM5 in Etival, France. The machine produces white and colored papers.

Cellier Activity is in charge of the process and automation engineering, as well as procurement, site supervision and start-up assistance.

The feeding station includes two in-line self-cleaning pressure filters, type Filtercel™ LHP. It enables the production of high added-value paper while reducing variable costs.

According to ABB, the Filtercel LHP is designed for the treatment of high-requirement and varied preparations. The optimal filtration quality achieved significantly reduces the number of paper breaks on the paper machine. The Filtercel LHP is automatically cleaned during a high pressure cleaning cycle without any intervention from the operator, nor dismantling works. Not only does this mean that it remains available for the production but also it results in important operating and maintenance cost savings.

The start-up successfully took place at the beginning of September 2011.