Despite the difficult year due to well known Covid-19 pandemic, in 2020 De Iuliis has been involved in several paper machine modification projects.
Some of these projects concern the wet section with the supply of number four DJM couch rolls. This gave De Iuliis the opportunity to improve his technology knowledge on this critical equipment and show it.
Two of them had been supplied to the francophone customer, foresaw the substitution of the old technology couch roll system.
The main supply, for the Sotipapier papermill, consists of the rebuilding project of the end part of the wire section. A complete inox cantilever structure, new pneumatic drive roll control system, new couch roll with save-all, and doctors have been supplied to guarantee the improvement of dewatering and the increase of energy efficiency.
On the other hand, De Iuliis is involved in the other two modifications at the end of the year on the Italian market.
The first one for Carmignano paper mill, belonging to the SAPPI group. The plant produces up to 100,000 tons/year of paper and employs 230 people. It produces specially coated papers in the packaging sector, in the food and non-food, in the beverage and oil label sector.
The supply will contribute to improving the paper production, through the introduction of a suction cylinder upgraded with the latest technologies, and with a new tailored vacuum, width displayed system.
In the second one, for Cartiere di Trevi, De Iuliis will run the press section rebuilt project in order to reach better paper properties and increase machine run ability.
This turnkey order includes new press structure and rolls, new couch roll, vacuum modification, and engineering of the whole supply.
Erection and start-up assistance with final commissioning will ensure a complete package for this important rebuild.