Lahti, Finland, 06 September 2011 -- Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery has received an order from Sörda Cell Mönsterås mill in Sweden to revamp the pulp dryer TM5 of the chemical pulp mill for higher production output and better runability. The machine produces both softwood pulp and hardwood pulp.
Vaahto will supply water removal elements, steam-box, lead rolls, and suction roll technology as well a major extension of the vacuum systems of the line. Installation, start-up, and training services are essential parts of the delivery.
The wire width of the machine is 4650 mm and design speed 250 m/min. The maximum daily output of the dryer can reach 950 tons.
Equipment will be manufactured in Vaahto´s workshops in Hollola and Tampere in Finland. The start-up is scheduled for October 2012. The value of this kind of order amounts usually between EUR 5-7 million.
Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery is part of Vaahto Group, which is a globally operating high technology company serving process industries in the fields of pulp and paper machinery and process machinery.