Nine Dragons Starts Up Two New Containerboard Machines

Feb. 11, 2011 - Metso said that the two containerboard machines it supplied to Nine Dragons Paper Industries have successfully been started up in Taicang, Jiangsu Province, China.

PM 29, which came on stream January 15, is a three-ply multi-Fourdrinier machine with a WinDrum winder and produces testliner in the basis weight range of 115-175 g/m2.

PM 30 started up on January 31 and is equipped with a ValFormer shoe blade hybrid former and a WinDrum winder. The machine produces fluting in the basis weight range of 70-90 g/m2.

The wire width of both machines is 7.25 meters, Metso said.

According to Metso, both machines started up at a record-breaking speed. The period from stock on wire to sheet on reel was only five hours at PM 29 and three hours at PM 30.