Graz, Austria, 19 April 2012 -- International technology Group Andritz has been selected by Mondi Group to supply a 1200 tons dry solids/day recovery boiler for Mondi Frantschach at its mill in St. Gertraud, Austria. The boiler is scheduled to start up in the second half of 2013.
Andritz Pulp & Paper will deliver the entire boiler plant, with auxiliaries, as instrumentation and electrification for the boiler. The scope of supply also includes process control system for the boiler island, including the safety system and integration to the existing mill.
The modern Andritz recovery boiler design will replace two old boilers and will incorporate the vertical air combustion system to ensure the lowest possible emissions. Steam values for the new boiler are designed for an operating pressure of 87.5 bars(a) and temperature of 480ºC. For possible future needs, a space allocation is made for chloride and potassium removal system. The boiler’s design also enables the addition of a flue gas cooler and/or a flue gas scrubber in the future.
International technology Group Andritz is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, solid-liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, the steel industry, and the production of animal feed and biomass pellets. In addition, Andritz offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation, pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and torrefaction plants. The publicly listed company is headquartered in Graz, Austria, has a staff of approximately 16,700 employees, and operates more than 180 production sites, as well as service and sales companies, around the world.
Andritz Pulp & Paper is one of the leading global suppliers of turnkey systems and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, tissue paper, board, fiber board (MDF), and nonwovens, in addition to biomass boilers and gasifiers for energy production and of systems for the production of plastic films. The technologies available are used for the processing of logs and annual fibers, the production of chemical and mechanical pulps and recycled paper fibers, recovery and reuse of chemicals, generation of energy from biomass, preparation of paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers, production of paper, tissue paper and board, calendering and coating of paper, and the handling of reject materials and sludges. Services include complete mill maintenance, equipment upgrades and rebuilds, engineered wear products, and spare parts.