PaperAge Magazine

ANDRITZ Starts-up Modernized Board Machine for R.D.M. Arnsberg in Germany

Andritz PrimeFlow The scope of supply from ANDRITZ included a PrimeFlow SW headbox for the top ply, including a new headbox pipe, new dewatering elements, as well as a new white water channel with white water tank.

Jan. 30, 2019 - ANDRITZ said that it has successfully started up the BM3 board machine for R.D.M. Arnsberg GmbH in Arnsberg, Germany after the completion of a modernization project.

BM 3 was started up at the beginning of January.

The scope of supply from ANDRITZ included a PrimeFlow SW headbox for the top ply, including a new headbox pipe, new dewatering elements, as well as a new white water channel with white water tank. In addition to installation of new frame parts needed for the top ply wire, the couch press frame was also repaired and adapted to meet future production requirements.

ANDRITZ was responsible for the new design of the feed system for the new headbox, adapting the required dewatering capacity, and for recirculation of the white water. The components supplied by ANDRITZ are set up for a future production speed of 1,000 m/min and enable a significant improvement in the quality of formation as well as enhancing the profile stability of the top ply to obtain better processability of the finished products.

Currently, the production speed of BM 3 is approximately 780 m/min and the working width is 3.63 meters.

The work on the press frame and installation of the entire ANDRITZ scope of supply was performed by ANDRITZ Local Service Mönchengladbach.

The RDM Group is the second largest producer of coated recycled fiber board in Europe and the largest in Italy, France and the Iberian Peninsula. The group also manufactures products based on virgin fibers. The mill in Arnsberg produces coated liner grades for packaging made of corrugated board.

ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper is a global supplier of equipment, systems and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and board. To learn more, please visit: www.andritz.com

SOURCE: ANDRITZ