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Carta Fabril to Install New Andritz Tissue Machine with World’s Largest Yankee

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Carta Fabril, Brazil, will install a new Andritz PrimeLineST W22 tissue machine with a steel yankee and a steam-heated hood for its mill in Anápolis, Brazil. Startup is scheduled for January 2019.

The PrimeDry Steel Yankee has a diameter of 22 ft. and thus is the largest for tissue worldwide. The combination with the steam-heated hood enables efficient drying with substantial energy savings and safe operation. The steam-heated hood is equipped with an innovative automatic cleaning system and a dust removal system. The order also includes the complete stock preparation plant, which processes 100% short fiber (eucalyptus). 
The Anditz tissue machine has a design speed of 2,100 m/min. and a width of 5.55 meters. It will use 100% renewable energy generated from biomass and converted into steam.
Carta Fabril ranks among the key players in the Brazilian tissue business, covering the complete product range of tissue papers. The company targets "green production" by minimizing liquid and solid waste, effluents, and CO2 emissions. 


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