Valmet to Supply New Evaporation Line to Century Pulp and Paper in India
Valmet's delivery includes a new 7-effect evaporation plant with a design capacity of 275 tons of evaporated water per hour, producing heavy liquor of 75% dry solids.
Feb. 17, 2020 - Valmet will supply an evaporation line to Century Pulp and Paper's (CPP) pulp mill in Lalkuan, India. The new evaporation line will meet the future needs of the mill's ongoing pulp production capacity expansion, together with the existing evaporation line. This investment will also improve the overall steam economy of the mill.
According to Valmet, the value of an order of this size and delivery scope is typically below EUR 10 million.
"In an integrated pulp and paper mill, the recovery line is a vital part in securing the mill's operations. In view of this, we decided to go with the latest and most advanced evaporation technology. Our new plant should be commissioned by December 2020," said P.K. Mittal, Head of Process, Century Pulp and Paper.
Varun Jain, Director, India Region, Valmet, noted, "This is Valmet's first evaporation plant installation in India. The project execution has started in a very smooth way and both the customer and Valmet's teams work as one team for successful execution of the project," said Varun Jain, Director, India Region, Valmet.
Valmet's delivery includes a new 7-effect evaporation plant with a design capacity of 275 tons of evaporated water per hour, producing heavy liquor of 75% dry solids. The plant is designed to handle black liquor based on 60% bagasse and 40% wood. The delivery covers main evaporator effects, a surface condenser, an integrated foul condensate treatment plant, flash tanks, main supporting structures, and a vacuum system.
The new evaporation line is based on proven tube evaporator design and will feature Valmet's patented vapor recycling technology. The new evaporator line includes a stripper to treat foul condensate and ICT (Internal Condensate Treatment) for producing more clean-quality condensate for recycling in the mill.
The new evaporation line is planned to start up during latter part of 2020.
About Century Pulp and Paper
Century Pulp and Paper (CPP) is a division of Century Textile and Industries Ltd (CTIL). The company's manufacturing unit, located in Lalkuan, Uttarakhand, manufactures a wide range of paper products including writing and printing paper, tissue paper, and paper board. The premises also house a manufacturing facility for producing raw material for viscose filament yarn, staple fibre, and paper grade pulp.
Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. The company's technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. For further information, visit: www.valmet.com