Tag Archives: pulping

Liquid-cooled drives: turning a new page for pulp and paper

Jarkko L. Mattila, and Roger Ekstrom, Global Product Managers, ABB System Drives explain why liquid-cooled drives are the ideal solution for challenging pulp and paper environments. The pulp and paper industry has long used variable speed drives (VSDs) to achieve greater energy efficiency and precise motor control. However, some places within a mill present challenges […]

DS Smith to install Europe’s largest FibreFlow drum pulper at Porcari paper mill in Italy

International technology group Andritz has received an order from DS Smith to supply a complete stock preparation line and an innovative reject treatment system for the mill in Porcari, Italy, that produces new packaging papers from 100% recycled paper. The stock preparation line includes Europe’s largest FibreFlow drum pulper. The equipment provided by Andritz will be used […]

Natron and BTG achieve significant reduction in Kappa variability

The collaboration between Natron Hayat and BTG has recently achieved a new milestone with the successful implementation of a cooking control project. This project has successfully achieved its goal to reduce Kappa variability by 50% and maintain controls running at 92% of the time. The installation of BTG instruments to measure blow line consistency and […]

Types of Corrugated Boxes

Corrugated board is widely used in the packing industry. The main advantages are lightness, recyclability, and low cost. This makes the material the best choice to produce containers devoted to the shipping of goods. Furthermore, examples of structure design based on corrugated boards can be found in different fields. Structural analysis of paperboard components is […]

Raw Materials For Papermaking

Here the Raw Materials or Cellulosic Raw Materials for papermaking are used interchangeably and only the Cellulosic Raw Material are discussed. Cellulosic/fibrous raw material are broadly divided between wood and nonwood.   Almost 90% of virgin fibers come from woody plants. In more and more region of world, recycled fiber is becoming major source of papermaking […]

Burgo restarts operations at Tolmezzo paper mill

Preparatory work for the restart began on Monday and both paper machines were up and running again, says Burgo. Burgo Group has resumed production at the Tolmezzo fine and specialty paper mill in Italy after more than 10 days of downtime. The group had to suspend operations at the Tolmezzo mill as of 5 November […]

ANDRITZ to Supply Two Fully Autonomous Logyard Cranes to Metsä Fibre

ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre, part of the Metsä Group, have signed a preliminary agreement under which ANDRITZ will supply two fully autonomous log yard cranes to the planned Metsä Fibre bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland. Metsä Fibre will make the EUR 1.5 billion investment decision for the new mill in autumn 2020 at the earliest, […]